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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Project encouraging plantation in metropolis begins

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KARACHI: The Maa Dharti Project to provide the city with a green cover was kicked off with a lecture on ‘Karachi monsoon 2018 tree plantation’ by Tofiq Pasha Mooraj, popularly known as ‘The Mali’, at The Second Floor (T2F) on Tuesday. Mooraj started off by pointing out that people were concerned about the environment as […]


Celebrating Coke Studio’s decade of music

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Having released two previous editions of the Coke Studio Coffee-Table Book, Coca-Cola Pakistan is back with the third and perhaps the most definitive edition. The coffee table book, designed with beautiful aesthetic, is not just a great collector’s edition but is for anyone interested in music, the ethos of the show, its evolution and what […]


SC orders Jinnah University for Women to issue BA degrees

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The Karachi registry of the Supreme Court has directed the Jinnah University for Women to issue BA degrees to students who have passed four semesters at the educational institution. The order came on a petition of students against the university administration for not issuing them their BA degrees. Maham Khan and other applicants said they […]


EU election observers informed of media curbs

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ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Sherry Rehman on Wedn­esday brought to the notice of a European Union delegation the difficulties being faced by media, especially Dawn, across the country. Talking to a four-member delegation of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Pakis­tan led by Michael Gahler, Senator Rehman said […]


FIA arrests three Nigerians for cybercrimes

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RAWALPINDI: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cybercrime Wing on Wednesday arrested three Nigerian nationals for using Facebook and emails to conduct online fraud. In a press conference at his office, Cybercrime Wing Deputy Director Syed Shahid Hassan described the method by which the scam was perpetrated. According to Mr Hassan, the suspects initially contacted victims […]


SC adjourns contempt hearing against Jang Group

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed Editor-in-Chief Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman to tender an unconditional apology in a contempt case and adjourned the hearing for today (Thursday). A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar resumed hearing into a contempt petition, filed by former deputy attorney general […]


Media bound to be unbiased as ECP issues poll code

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday released the code of conduct and guidelines for media with regards to coverage of the upcoming general election, 2018, calling for unbiased reporting and journalistic scrutiny of political parties and candidates. The Election Commission of Pakistan will evolve a suitable mechanism for the implementation of the Media […]


Another Geo Film ‘Load Wedding’ to be released on Eidul Azha

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KARACHI: Another Big News for film lovers from Geo Films, Film wala Pictures & GEO Films Presents – ‘LOAD WEDDING’ a film starred by Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat. Featuring their Actor in Law couple, Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat, it looks like it’ll be yet another crazy release. ‘Load Wedding’ is an upcoming romantic […]


CPNE passes resolution against media repression

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ISLAMABAD: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), while declaring the current situation of press freedom in the country “complicated and unsatisfactory”, has said that editors and journalists are forced to self-censor their work amid pressure from certain quarters. According to a statement issued here, this was stated in a resolution that was passed during a […]


Shahbaz vows to turn Karachi into Asia’s most beautiful city

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KARACHI: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that regardless of which political party came to power, the PML-N would fully cooperate with the government at the Centre. The former Punjab chief minister was in the provincial capital on a two-day visit, during which he met with party leaders, and delegations of […]


Drizzle forecast for city today

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KARACHI: The city’s sky remained partly cloudy with the sun playing hide-and-seek throughout the day on Tuesday, said a Meteorological official, forecasting drizzle in the metropolis on Wednesday. Responding to Dawn’s queries, the official said that the sea breeze continued to enter the city keeping the weather hot and humid. He said the maximum temperature […]


Ahsan Khan on his upcoming period drama, Aangan

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One of the most anticipated TV projects of 2018, the upcoming period drama Aangan is soon to hit the small screen. With a star cast including Ahsan Khan, Ahad Raza Mir, Sajal Aly, Mawra Hocane and Sonya Hussyn, among others, the play looks promising. We got in touch with Ahsan Khan, who is currently shooting […]


Maya Ali to star opposite Sheheryar Munawar in Paray Hut Love

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Only a few weeks ago we heard the news that Mahira Khan would be starring in director Asim Raza’s upcoming venture, Paray Hut Love opposite Sheheryar Munawar. However, recent reports suggest that Maya Ali has been signed on for the film, which is a romantic coming-of-age comedy. “Yes, the latest on Paray Hut Love is […]


Hot, dry weather to continue in most parts of country: Met

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LAHORE: Another hot day was witnessed in the provincial capital on Monday while Met office predicted similar weather conditions for the next 24 hours. Met officials said seasonal low lies over north Balochistan while a shallow westerly wave is still affecting upper parts of the country. They predicted mainly hot and dry weather in most […]