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Plantation of broad-leaf trees on Margalla Hills recommended to avoid fires

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ISLAMABAD: A special committee headed by the federal ombudsman on the frequent Margalla Hills fire incidents has recommended plantation of broad-leaf trees to replace the pines which are most vulnerable to fires. A set of recommendations furnished before the Supreme Court by Advocate Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmad Khokhar on the fires also suggested directions to the […]

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Using social media

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SINCE Twitter’s creation in 2008, the microblogging platform has become an irreplaceable part of both media and the internet, as millions of users type out short text-based messages to their ‘followers’, who can then like, respond, and retweet those messages. But Twitter is not just a toy, or an amusement, it’s a major source of […]

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‘The Donkey King’: Legal action against those who spread fake videos of film

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KARACHI: Mr Jeem and Mangu complained about some vested interests who are trying to spread fake videos attributed to Geo and Talisman Studios upcoming animated film ‘The Donkey King’. Both warn that responsible persons must be taken in to legal action. It is noted that some fake videos and memes are being attributed to the […]

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Sector F-10 green area: Petition filed against cement mixing plant

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ISLAMABAD: A citizen has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking order against establishing a cement mixing plant in a green area of Sector F-10/3. Petitioner Tahir Pervaiz through his counsel Yasir Mehmood Chaudhry has filed the petition against the establishment of a concrete batching plant, commonly known as cement mixing plant, in the green area […]

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Veteran journalist Shaikh Aziz passes away

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Veteran journalist, writer and scholar Shaikh Aziz passed away in Karachi at the age of 79 on Sunday. Aziz suffered a heart attack on the Super Highway near Nooriabad on Sunday morning and was taken to Hyderabad where adequate facilities were unavailable. His family then transported him to Agha Khan University Hospital in Karachi, where […]

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