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Mayor kicks off tree plantation campaign

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Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar has kicked off a campaign for tree plantation all over the city along with six DMCs though it is yet to be identified how this operation will be conducted. He said on Thursday there was an acute water shortage in Karachi and he had already announced a tree plantation campaign. According […]

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CCI to discuss water challenges, distribution dispute in next meeting

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ISLAMABAD: The country’s water challenges including water distribution dispute between provinces are to be discussed by the Council of Common Interests (CCI) in its next meeting. This was hinted at a meeting of Senate Special Committee on Water Scarcity headed by Senator Moula Bux Chandio. The committee discussed current water scarcity issues and its impact […]

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WB team meets agriculture minister, stresses need for water reforms

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KARACHI: A delegation of the World Bank (WB) called on Agriculture Minis­ter Ismail Rahu at the latter’s office on Thursday. Officials at the ministry said the delegation included Hans Jansen, Wajid Rana and Daud Khan while Dr Fateh Marri, coordinator for Water Sector Improve­ment Project, also attended the meeting. While briefly touching on the ongoing […]

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How to cope with journalism-related stress discussed

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KARACHI: While chasing stories or even working on the desk in newsrooms, journalists might be facing all kinds of stress. Sooner or later it may have an effect on their work and productivity. Therefore, ‘Learning to cope with the long-term effects of covering recurrent trauma as a journalist in Pakistan’ was a very important topic […]

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Khalid Malik addresses depression and how to overcome it

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In light of the recent demise of model Anam Tanoli, who ended her life, allegedly due to being constantly bullied and judged, multiple celebrities have come to the fore to speak about depression and cyber bullying. Some of them include Mawra Hocane, who said that “it is about time we treat depression as an illness […]

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We’ll consult media before drafting its laws: minister

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ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said the government will not enact any legislation related to the media without taking the journalist bodies into confidence. “The journalist bodies will be consulted before enacting any law related to the media industry. The government believes in freedom of expression and regulation does not mean censorship,” […]

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