28 | April | 2018 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Archives: April 28, 2018

Only two climate change schemes introduced

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ISLAMABAD – As climate change has become a global challenge across the globe, the government allocated a pie from the cake of federal budget 2018-19 in the Public Sector Development Programme. As per the budget document, a total of Rs802 million have been allocated for the climate change division while only two new schemes have […]

The world’s first bulletproof book, launched by SOC Outreach

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In an effort to support girls’ education, SOC Outreach (spearheaded by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy) and BBDO have collaborated to create the world’s first bulletproof book, titled, Knowledge is Bulletproof. The book is written by Sanam Maher and tells the story of Shazia Ramzan and Kainat Riaz, the two girls who were shot alongside Malala, and who […]

Defamation case: Jang group owners must appear in person

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ISLAMABAD: The Sindh High Court has upheld the order of an additional sessions judge in Karachi to proceed further against Jang Group CEO Mir Shakilur Rehman and his son Mir Ibrahim Rehman for allegedly defaming a journalist by publishing false news against him. Earlier, journalist Asad Kharal had filed a private complaint before the Karachi […]

PPF says as many as 20,700 women in Karachi out of voters’ lists

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KARACHI: Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) released a report on Friday suggesting that as many as 20,700 women of South Karachi District are out of voters’ lists, mainly because they have not issued computerised national identity cards (CNICs). This was expressed at a press conference that was held by PPF in collaboration with FAFEN at Karachi […]

Democracy and creative expression have profound relationship: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Ms.Marriyum Aurangzeb addressing the inaugural ceremony of the three-day Youth Cultural Fair under the auspices of Lok Virsa (Folk Heritage) here Friday said that democracy and creative expressions had profound relationship and the absence of democracy in the country for 30 to 35 years […]