Daily Archives: October 6, 2018

Media’s role in curbing: gender-based violence stressed

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: Training was arranged on Friday for media persons to sensitize them on the norms of reporting the Gender-Based Violence (GBV) cases. Blue Veins, a civil society organization, had arranged the training under a project “Policy advocacy and research to strengthen the implementation of pro-women legislation and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) response services in KP”. The […]

Post-plantation care of saplings stressed

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: The post-plantation care of saplings is part and parcel of the 10 billion tsunami tree afforestation project and therefore, the government is paying special attention to the prevention and protection of planted trees. This was stated by adviser to the prime minister on climate change Malik Amin Aslam Khan in a statement. The premier’s […]

NDMA chief highlights media role during natural calamities

Pakistan Press Foundation

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant General Omar Mahmood Hayat Friday said that the role of media is pivotal in building a resilient Pakistan. He stated this while speaking to journalist community at an event titled ‘Consultative Dialogue: Role of Media in Preparing a Resilient Nation’ here. Hayat said that the role of media […]

Tribute paid to Yousuf Nagori

Pakistan Press Foundation

HYDERABAD: Relatives, fri­ends and colleagues paid glowing tributes to Dawn’s photographer Yousuf Nagori at a condolence reference organised by the Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ) at the local press club here on Friday. HUJ president Hameedur Rehman presided over the session attended by Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr […]

HEC chief to go live on web-based TV channel

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri will go live on the commission’s web-based television channel, Higher Education EduTV, once in a month from Oct 18. According to a statement, the basic objective of the EduTV is to address the critical need for improving communication with the stakeholders and creating awareness about […]

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