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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

Hot, dry weather forecast for most parts of country

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KARACHI: Rain-thunderstorm with gusty winds is likely to batter upper parts of the country in the next 24 hours, the Met Office said on Thursday. It said that Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha and Faisalabad Divisions, besides Islamabad, Fata, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan are likely to receive isolated rain-thundershower with gusty winds […]

PFUJ urges CJP, PM to look into media coercion

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed concern over attempts to gag the print and electronic media through physical intimidation, citing disruption to the distribution of Dawn newspaper and blocking of some news channels on cable network. The PFUJ appealed to caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk and Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian […]

Mehwish Hayat confirms Benazir Bhutto biopic in the works

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Mehwish Hayat is undoubtedly one of the finest actors Pakistan has in its revived film industry. With her stellar acting skills and ferocious personality, Hayat has managed to win hearts worldwide. While her acting prowess has always made Hayat a brilliant star, we are rooting for the actor to fit the shoes of portraying the […]

Sadaf Kanwal unhappy with Eid releases; Sonya Hussyn responds

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This Eid ul Fitr saw the release of four Pakistani films; Mahira Khan and Sheheryar Munawwar-starrer 7 Din Mohabbat In (7DMI), Jawed Sheikh’s Wajood along with Azaadi and Na Band Na Barati. However, model turned actor Sadaf Kanwal, who made her acting debut with Balu Mahi (2017) is quite unhappy with the releases. “Are only […]

CCTV cameras sought to ensure transparency in general elections

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Sindh Chief Secretary Azam Sulaiman Khan has emphasised the need of installing closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras at all the polling stations across the province for the July 25 general elections to ensure they are conducted in a fair, free and transparent manner. The newly appointed provincial chief secretary said this on Thursday while chairing a […]

Marriyum condemns media censorship

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LAHORE: PML-N spokesperson and former minister of information and broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has condemned increasing media censorship in the country. She emphasized that such censorship is against Article 19 of the Constitution which ensures freedom of speech as a fundamental right. She stressed that free press is a fundamental pillar of mature democracies and civilized […]