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Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Armeena speaks up against cyber bullying

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LAHORE – At a time when women in showbiz are opening about facing sexual abuse, Armeena Khan has called out a guy who abused her on Twitter by sharing screenshots of his tweets “So I’m attaching the tweets because such persons should be exposed for being a menace to society,” she wrote. “This man has zero […]

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Climate change a ‘threat multiplier’ for Pakistan, says researcher

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KARACHI: Research shows that multiple security risks emerge in places where there is a combination of weak governance unequal development, identity politics and climate change. For Pakistan, climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’, remarks a researcher during her presentation at a programme held here on Tuesday. Titled ‘Land Acquisitions and Media Reporting in Pakistan’, the […]

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Creative impulses and art

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As an artist, chas a formidable body of work to his credit. He has, over the years, established himself as one of Pakistan’s leading painters whose art is suffused with the sensitivity that artists from Balochistan possess in abundance. His latest exhibition titled ‘Collective Impulses’, which can be viewed at the Koel Art Gallery, however, […]

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PIA switches over to new IT system

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RAWALPINDI: The Paki­stan International Airlines (PIA) has laun­ched a new system for ticket reservation. The national flag carrier on Wednesday began using the services provided by a Turkish company, the Hitit Computer Services, after switching over from a decades-old system. According to a PIA press release, the salient feature of the new IT system is […]

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Government urged to establish mechanism to control human trafficking, modern slavery

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Islamabad: Civil society organisations on Wednesday urged the Ministry of Interior (MOI) to develop a referral mechanism to curb human trafficking and modern slavery in Pakistan. A statement issued by Sustainable Social Development Organisation (SSDO) says that human trafficking is becoming serious issue in Pakistan where thousands of innocent Pakistanis are transferred from Pakistan to […]

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Shireen Mazari vows to ensure minorities rights

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M. Mazari has said that concrete steps have been taken through comprehensive strategy to ensure the protection of rights of minorities adding “our constitution guarantees the protection of human rights including the rights of minorities.” “We are fully committed to protect the due rights of minorities to […]

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Freedom of press on the decline in Pakistan, warns CPJ

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KARACHI/ISLAMABAD: The climate for press freedom in Pakistan has been deteriorating, even as overall violence against and murder of journalists decline, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Wednesday. In a special report compiled after recording testimonies of journalists in various cities of the country, the CPJ said that journalists, including freelancers, had “painted […]

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PPF condemns attack on Radio Progreso team

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Juan Orlando Hernandez, President of Honduras has expressed concern over the attack on a Radio Progreso press team on the road that leads from the city of El Progreso to the municipality of Tela, department of Atlantida. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned this act […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF