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Daily Archives: September 24, 2018

Radio Pakistan employees protest against govt decision to lease out PBC HQs’

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Employees of Radio Pakistan on Monday held a peaceful demonstration in Islamabad and other Units of the organization across the country in protest against the decision of the government to lease out Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Headquarters building. Employees of all the wings of the national broadcaster participated in the demonstrations and demanded the government to […]

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Literary notes: Remembering the once-famous humorist Haji Laq Laq

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“THE best fame is a writer’s fame: it’s enough to get you a table at a good restaurant, but not enough that you get interrupted when you eat,” said Fran Lebowitz, the American writer known for her satirical remarks. But writers are not famous enough here in our society to get even a table, let […]

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Environmentalists criticise govt’s plan to suspend brick kilns in winter

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ISLAMABAD: Environmentalists within the Ministry of Climate Change have criticised the government’s plans to suspend brick kiln operations in Punjab and Islamabad as being a half-hearted effort to tackle smog, which becomes a grave environmental concern in the winter. The ministry and the Punjab government have asked brick kiln owners to suspect activities between Oct […]

Environmental Journalism ,

‘Access to sign language critical for human rights of the disabled’

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After the United Nations proclaimed this September 23 to be the first International Day of Sign Languages, an event on Sunday stressed that access to sign language, including in education and public services, is critical for the human rights of the disabled. Marking the first International Day of Sign Languages, the Interpreters Association of Pakistan […]

Human Rights

Classic, contemporary Hindko poetry compilation launched

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PESHAWAR: To promote the Hindko language and highlight some of its best exponents, poetry by past maestros of the language along with some new Hindku poetry has been compiled and published by the Gandhara Hindko Academy. The 300-page book is titled ‘Virsa’. It has been researched and compiled by Ali Awais Khayal and highlights the […]

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Meeting with religious minister: Chinese embassy terms media reports baseless

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Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has categorically rejected the baseless and distorted reports of some local and international media in connection with the courtesy meeting held between China Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing and Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri last week. According to a press release issued by Chinese Embassy here […]

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