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Daily Archives: September 19, 2018

Child abductions on the rise, concedes city’s top cop

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Child abductions are on the rise, with almost 146 cases reported so far this year, according to a report compiled by the Karachi police in collaboration with the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Roshni Foundation. Releasing the report during a joint news conference on Tuesday, city police chief Additional IGP Dr Amir Shaikh said […]

General News ,

Cake selected for Oscar nomination

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KARACHI- The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee, chaired by two-time Academy Award and Emmy winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, has selected ‘Cake’ to be submitted for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category at the 91st Academy Awards. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will choose the final nominees for all award categories […]

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Chohan promises transparency, no corruption in information ministry

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Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan has said as per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and under the dynamic leadership of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar, the information ministry will not witness any corruption or embezzlement. “Work will be done strictly in accordance with the law, rules and regulations,” said the information […]

Media and Governance, Print Media

‘Local governments can help combat human rights violations’

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LAHORE: Punjab Human Rights and Minorities (HR&MA) Minister Ejaz Alam has said people could be protection across the province with the help of the Local Government Department. Addressing newly-elected representatives at the Local Government Academy in Lala Musa on Tuesday, the minister said the local governments, in collaboration with the Human Rights Department, could provide better […]

Human Rights ,

Past, present and art

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KARACHI: The Renaissance artists had a strong affinity with the supernatural. Their depiction of heaven and earth had a romantic dimension. The artists that came after them in the succeeding centuries found it terribly hard not to be influenced by the painters and sculptors of that era. One way or the other, they reinterpreted, and […]

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‘Sindh will resolve issues of journalists’

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The provincial government of the Pakistan Peoples Party will resolve all the genuine issues of bona fide working journalists in the province on a priority basis, including issuance of a health insurance card to them, said Adviser to the CM on Information and Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab. Speaking at a media convention at the Karachi […]

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PPF concerned over ongoing attacks on journalists in Honduras

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Juan Orlando Hernandez, President of Honduras has expressed concern over continued attacks on media workers by police and military in Honduras. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has called on the authorities to stop violence against journalists and media workers and to carry out a thorough investigation […]

Freedom of Expression, Protest Letters by PPF