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SC orders Pak-EPA to shut down steel mills violating environmental laws

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) to shut down all steel mills violating environmental laws. “Operations of these steel units will remain closed until their owners follow all the environmental laws of the Pak-EPA,” a senior Ministry of Climate Change official told Dawn. According to the official, the […]

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Journo Brohi remembered

SHIKARPUR – The 15th death anniversary of journalist Ameer Bakhsh Brohi was observed here at Shikarpur on Wednesday. The journalists of Shikarpur paid tribute to Shaheed Brohi and demanded the government of Sindh to provide financial assistants to bereaved family of Shaheed Brohi. They also demanded the higher authorities to ensure the legal protection to […]

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Pakistan’s credentials on nuclear safety and security

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Pakistan got re-elected to the Board of Governors of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the previous month owing to its contributions to the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The board has an important role in considering membership in the IAEA, approving safeguard agreements, publishing nuclear safety standards and appointing the Director General of the IAEA. […]

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Food in the time of climate change

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Worldwide, food production is responsible for almost 24 percent (IPCC assessment report 2014) of the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions, surpassing the industrial and transport sector. The world’s population will suffer from the most immediate effects of global warming right at their dinner table. We are already facing the repercussions of climate change. For instance, Pakistan […]

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PTV dramas popular in Mauritius

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Mauritius and Pakistan on Wednesday discussed cooperation in field of television dramas and serials. Dramas of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC) are very popular in South Asian people living in Mauritius, said the Mauritian High Commissioner Soobadar Rashidally who called on Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera. During the meeting the high commissioner discussed the […]

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Felling of trees in full swing across city

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Municipal and other authorities have started cutting fully grown trees at greenbelts and parks in the city in the garb of creating space for plantation drives though the plantation season that usually lasts from July to September is over and the scorching heat of October would not let new saplings thrive. Trees are being felled […]

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‘Blatu Hub media’ and robotic lab opened by Turkish envoy

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ISLAMABAD: Turkey’s aid agency established a full-fledged robotics lab in an education centre in northeastern Pakistan, an official said Wednesday. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) established the lab at Baitussalam Education Institution in Talagang area, northeastern Punjab. The Blatu Hub – a media and robotic lab – was inaugurated by Turkish ambassador to […]

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SSEP to address energy crisis, environmental issues: Murad

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Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday said that solar home system project would serve dual purpose of mitigating energy crisis and addressing the global concerns of environmental degradation. This he said while delivering his inaugural speech of Sindh Solar Energy Programme (SSEP) – deployment of Solar Home Systems (SHS) in the rural […]

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‘Wedding Atelier’ brings top designers under one roof

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Karachi-The Wedding Atelier, an ultimate luxury wedding guide for all brides-to-be, got underway to much applause at the Pearl Continental Hotel. Organised by the event planning maestro Sara Chapra of Carbon Events, the two-day wedding expo catered to all brides and grooms-to-be and served as an exclusive opportunity to meet leading players in the Pakistani […]

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PPF concerned over assault on reporter in Congo

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Bruno Tshibala, Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo has expressed concern over the attack on a journalist, Justin Mwamba on September 29. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned such attacks on journalists and media workers and call on the authorities to […]

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