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PML-N leaves PTI’s media strategy in tatters

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) strategy rests on utter lies, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz spokesperson Mariyyum Aurangzeb said on Sunday. “Those who claimed to change the country’s destiny within 100 days are just mimicking our Vision 2025,” Aurangzeb maintained, adding that Prime Minister Imran Khan was incapable of thinking beyond a vindictive mind-set and was unable to see […]

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Advisers discuss outside-the-box ideas to avoid IMF bailout

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ISLAMABAD – The new government’s economic advisers discussed banning imports of luxury cars, smartphones and cheese in a wide-ranging strategy session on how to avoid seeking a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a senior government adviser said. While no decisions were made, the floating of radical measures to tackle Pakistan’s ballooning current account deficit by the […]

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Pakistani short, Nanu Aur Main, to screen at Tasveer South Asian Film Festival 2018

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In recent months, Pakistani feature and short films have been screened at various international film festivals and a few have even bagged awards in different categories. Adding to that list is young filmmaker Ali Sohail Jaura’s short film, Nanu Aur Main (Grandpa and I). It has been selected for a screening at the upcoming 13th […]

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Zia Mohyeddin reads Yousufi

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A legend paying tribute to another legend: this was the thought that materialised, beautifully at that, in the shape of distinguished artist Zia Mohyeddin reading excerpts from writer Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi’s selected works on Sunday afternoon at the Arts Council of Karachi. Despite the fact that it was a Sunday, the council’s auditorium was packed […]

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Govt urged to focus on climate change

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LAHORE – Karachi is facing severe change in weather patterns that caused inconsistent and asymmetrical amounts of rainfall in the city. The government authorities need to conduct in-depth study of the impact of climate change as the country does not have any reliable data. Pakistan has become vulnerable to the inevitable phenomenon of climate change. This was […]

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‘Ending marine pollution needs comprehensive approach’

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KARACHI: A comprehensive strategy including incentives to industries opting for environment-friendly processes is required to tackle growing marine pollution that has jeopardised the survival of many species and contaminated food chain, said experts while sharing their views on government efforts to improve waste management system and harbour conditions in the city. Dr Nuzhat Khan, a […]

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Governor donates a year’s salary to fund for dams

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Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has announced that he would contribute his one-year salary to the fund established for collecting donations for the construction of the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams in Pakistan. A handout issued on Sunday quoted the provincial governor as saying that one of the major challenges being faced by the country at present […]

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Journalist shot dead in dacoity

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KHANEWAL – A journalist was shot dead by unidentified dacoits in Abdul Hakeem here on Sunday According to police, two dacoits entered Butt Medical Store, the business point of journalist Saeed Butt in Abdul Hakeem. They made him hostage at gunpoint and looted cash and a mobile phone. They also opened firing on the journalist when he put up […]

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PPF condemns fine imposed on Belarusian journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has expressed concern over the decision of the Smalyavichy court to fine journalist Volha Czajczyc. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus has demanded immediate withdrawal of the fine against the Belsat TV journalist and has urged Belarusian authorities to stop targeting journalists […]

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