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Daily Archives: August 16, 2018

PPF calls for immediate release of Nigerian Reporter Samuel Ogundipe

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria has expressed concern over the arrest of Premium Times newspaper reporter, Mr. Samuel Ogundipe on August 14. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter condemned this action and urged the Nigerian government to immediately release Samuel Ogundipe. PPF also called […]

Expert calls for growing forests in city

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KARACHI: Given the intense hot weather conditions the city has been facing for the past few years, it is important that the government drastically enhances Karachi`s green cover and turns at least 25 of its big parks into urban forests. This can be done easily with the help of a Japanese method, which is not […]

Abida Parveen enthrals with her soulful repertoire

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KARACHI: The Karachi Haat, an open-air crafts centre held at the National Museum of Pakistan, brings different indigenous crafts of Sindh and Balochistan to those who may lack access. To celebrate the success of the exhibition which began in April, a performance by the legendary Abida Parveen was held on Tuesday. The evening was all […]

WWF-Pakistan holds campaign to create awareness of plastic pollution

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To create awareness regarding the hazards of plastic, the WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Hoga Saaf Pakistan recently concluded a “Beat Plastic Pollution” campaign. The five-days-long activity began at Dolmen Mall, Clifton on August 10 and invited people to donate their used plastic bottles in exchange for the opportunity to win gifts from various brands. The […]

JI says steps curtailing press freedom bringing bad name to country

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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami central Shoora expressed deep concern over the growing curbs on media and stressed that freedom of expression was guaranteed to the people as constitutional right. A resolution adopted by JI central shoora meeting chaired by senator Sirajul Haq said the steps being taken to curtail press freedom were bringing bad name to the […]

Ali Zafar receives ‘Pride of Pakistan Award’ in US

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KARACHI: World famous actor and singer Ali Zafar was presented with the ‘Pride of Pakistan Award’ at the actor’s recent international promotional tours for the block buster ‘Teefa in Trouble.’ The award was presented on the occasion on annual Independence Day celebration event in Los Angeles held by the Pakistani community titled “United For Pakistan […]

SC directs media houses to contact concerned forum for ads dues

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ISLAMABAD: While directing advertisers and publishers to approach concerned forum for the recovery of dues, the Supreme Court disposed of suo motu notice case on a petition regarding issuing of official advertisements to print and electronic media unfairly. A three-member bench of the apex court led by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar conducted the hearing […]

Twitter threatened with shutdown in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Micro-blogging website Twitter, a platform that has in recent years become integral to political parties, stands in danger of being banned because of the government’s inability to force the tech giant to bend to its notions of what is suitable for public consumption or falls within the constitutional realm of legitimate free speech. On […]