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Daily Archives: September 20, 2018

Karachi-based mountaineers discover Pakistan’s ‘highest’ lake

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Christened Paristan Lake by its explorers, the water body is reported to have been discovered in the Karakorams. The altitude of the lake is 15,641 feet above sea level. This makes it the highest lake in Pakistan and the 25th highest in the world. Talking to the media at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday […]

Mazari expresses concern on HR violations of Muslims in certain European countries

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Islamabad: Minister for Human Rights; Dr. Shireen M Mazari expressed grave concerns over the violation of basic human rights and restrictions on the religious freedom of Muslim citizens in some European states. She urged the international community to take prompt action in this regard and to play a decisive role not only in seeking an […]

Ministry finalises draft of first National Wildlife Policy

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Islamabad: The Ministry of Climate Change has finalised work on the draft of the country’s first National Wildlife Policy 2018 to be approved from the Federal Cabinet. The goal of this policy is to maintain and improve the health and diversity of wildlife heritage including species, habitats and associated protected areas across the country to […]

‘Media is free today’

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LAHORE: Paying glowing tributes to the journalist community, particularly those associated with print media, for playing a key role in guiding the other institutions of the state, Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Pervez Elahi has said media is free in Pakistan today. “From the freedom movement till today, media, particularly the newspapers, has played a key role […]

RCB to take legal action against cinema

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RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Cantonment Board (RCB) has decided to take legal action against a new cinema on The Mall in Saddar. During a meeting chaired by RCB Cantonment Executive Officer Sabtain Raza, officials discussed the illegal cinema, Odeon Gold, which opened in Kohistan Towers on The Mall. The original 121-year-old Odeon Cinema was located next […]

Picture, picture on the wall

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KARACHI: A couple of years back, some NGOs ran a campaign to beautify Karachi. The drive is still pretty much on, in one way or another. These ‘initiatives’, another name for the organised well-wishers of the city, were praised simply because their intention was to make the metropolis come across as an aesthetically pleasing city […]

Govt to lease out Radio Pakistan HQ

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ISLAMABAD:Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said the building of Radio Pakistan will be given on lease to build Pak Media University and in this regard it has asked for proposal from the department concerned. While responding over a letter shared in the official Whatsapp group of Ministry of […]

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Twitter abuzz with reaction to suspension of Sharifs’ sentences

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KARACHI: Politicians and journalists took to Twitter on Wednesday to express their thoughts after the Islamabad High Court suspended sentences awarded in the Avenfield properties reference to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar. Former premier’s brother Shahbaz Sharif tweeted a Quranic verse in the wake of the IHC […]

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