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Daily Archives: September 1, 2018

PPF condemns assault on Ghanaian reporter by politician

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on Jerry Azanduna, a senior reporter with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Bawku, in the Upper East region of Ghana. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned this attack on […]

Mazari shakes up international community over human rights abuses in IHK

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Islamabad: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari on Friday urged the international community to come forward and raise voice against the brutalities and violations of human rights in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). “The people of Indian occupied Kashmir have been sacrificing their lives for the attainment of the Plebiscite which has been […]

NUST plants trees

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National University of Science and technology held a tree plantation activity at its main campus Sector H-12, as part of Green Pakistan Programme. Plantation of around 1,000 trees will go a long way in making NUST environment friendly and carbon neutral university, said a press release. NUST has planted olive, cassia fistula (amaltaas) guava and […]

‘Climate change main cause of drought in Sindh’

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SUKKUR: Sincere and concerted efforts are needed to tackle malnutrition in vulnerable areas, including Thar. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Thardeep Rural Development Program (TRDP), Dr Allahnawaz Samoo, said the malnutrition in the recent years has claimed lives of thousands of children of Tharparkar. Dr Allahnawaz Samoo said it is high time to invite the […]

Mismanagement of resources cited as reason for water scarcity

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KARACHI: Water resources are under immense pressure from climate change and the soaring demand generated by the domestic, agriculture and industrial sectors. There is an urgent need for communities, companies and governments to come up with innovative solutions to secure water that can help maintain the balance between people and nature. This was stated by […]

Analysis: Challenges of freeing state-run media

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ON a sultry June afternoon during the early 1980s, all hell broke loose at the PTV headquarters. Brig Salik, press secretary to then president Ziaul Haq, was frantically looking for Agha Nasir, the channel’s managing director. Since he was not available, Salik told the second most senior official that the missing MD of PTV should […]

Give us three months to perform, Imran asks media

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday asked the media to give the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government time to settle in before being judged for its actions. “Give us three months before criticising our performance,” the prime minister said while talking to a select group of senior journalists at the Prime Minister House. The prime minister […]