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Daily Archives: September 29, 2018

Woman athlete from Lower Dir to attend UN event in Geneva

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TIMERGARA: The 21- year old young woman athlete from Lower Dir district, Noreena Shams, has been invited to participate as a panellist in the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council Forum to be held at Geneva from October 1 to 3. Noreena Shams told The News that the forum would focus on possibilities of using […]

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NHA launches afforestation plan

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Islamabad  –   The National Highway Authority has chalked out 75-day action plan under which 180,000 saplings will be planted along the national highways and motorways network to make them environment friendly. A statement issued by the NHA said that 50,000 saplings would be planted along Hakla-DI Khan section of the CPEC and that 4545 plants were to be grown […]

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Aladdin and his lamp entertain theatre lovers

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KARACHI: A stage play titled Aladdin put up by students of the Garage School at the Arts Council Karachi on Friday night wowed theatre lovers with its slick production value, intelligent bilingual script and heart-warming performances. The moment the curtains went up, the nice Middle Eastern backdrop and a group of singers (choir) gave the […]

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RTI Champions Awards 2018 conferred

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ISLAMABAD: The Coalition on Right to Information conferred RTI Champions Awards 2018 during a ceremony here. Senator Farhatullah Babar was chief guest at the ceremony. The awards were conferred on Riaz Khan Daudzai and Zohaib Hassan in the Journalist, citizen and best performing PIO categories, respectively. The News International

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Media role critical to ‘defeat menace of malnutrition’

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QUETTA: The media’s commitment is critical in mobilising and garnering action to defeat the menace of malnutrition in Pakistan. These views were shared with participants of a meeting organised by Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance, Pakistan (SUNCSA, Pak) in collaboration with Nutrition International and Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF), member and chair of the SUNCSA […]

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PPF alarmed at horrific murder of radio reporter in Somalia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Hassan Ali Khayre, Prime Minster of Somalia has expressed deep concern at the horrifying murder of Abdirisak Sa’id Osman, a local radio journalist. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has, in his letter, has condemned this deplorable act of violence and urged the Somali government to thoroughly […]

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