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‘Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch’ is every feminist’s dream

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KARACHI: When Qandeel Baloch was killed in July 2016, she left a hole in Pakistan that will take years to fill. This void was felt by everyone, from the judiciary and the loopholes in the law penalising honour killing to the patriarchal system that plagues our society. But mostly by Pakistani women. The darkness encapsulated […]

Media’s access to age data a security threat: ECP

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has termed the media’s use of age-wise information of electoral rolls a potential threat to voters’ data security. Citing an ambiguous clause in the Elections Act of 2017, the ECP had earlier denied free access to credentials of candidates. In a letter sent to NADRA, ECP mentioned some […]

Attracting crowds: Eid holidays prove bountiful for Pashto films

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PESHAWAR: Eidul Fitr is a holiday which is a popular time for movies.and movie goers It is a time when audiences throng cinema houses for a few hours of entertainment together with their families while filmmakers target it for the windfall the extended holiday brings in a bid to recuperate costs as quickly as possible. […]

Fahad Mustafa draws ire after ‘ridiculing’ little girl on Ramazan show

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KARACHI: Fahad Mustafa is a stellar actor. There’s no denying that. His movies, Actor in Law and both installments of Na Maloom Afraad have fared quite well at the box office. One of the reasons he has become widely famous is because of his game show, Jeeto Pakistan. The programme’s Ramazan transmission has always garnered […]

E-commerce market witnesses rational growth

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ISLAMABAD: The registered e-commerce merchant numbers has witnessed more than 2.6 times rise amid 3G/4G services and availability of cheaper smart phones. E-commerce market has been experiencing reasonable growth and at 72 per cent Pakistan has one of the highest rates of mobile and internet penetration in South Asia, with 40 million Internet subscribers and […]

Nadra only shared CNIC stats with journalists under RTI Law

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ISLAMABAD: While the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) has shared some CNIC related statistics with some journalists under the Right to Information Law, the authority claims the data has nothing to do with the electoral rolls nor does it contain any personal information even about a single voter. According to well-placed sources, the data […]