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PPF seeks justice for Bulgarian journalist Victoria Marinova

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria has expressed deep concern over the horrific murder of Victoria Marinova, journalist of local TV channel TVN. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has called on the Bulgarian authorities to immediately identify and hold those responsible for this brutal […]


KMC, HMWF launch plantation drive in Saddar

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KARACHI: To support nationwide plantation campaign and address growing issue of changing weather patterns, health professionals have also come up to play their part. A small scale campaign to plant 500 saplings has been launched in Saddar area here on Tuesday. The drive started by the Hashmanis Medical Welfare Foundation (HMWF) with the support of […]

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The greening of Punjab

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Few could disagree with the latest good-news initiative launched by the government on Monday 8th October. Pakistan is to become ‘Clean and Green’ according to Prime Minister Imran Khan who has something of a track record when it comes to planting and tidying-up. A number of cleanliness events were held across Punjab in urban and rural […]

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Fighting The Environmental Battle

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Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan’s “Clean and Green Pakistan” drive will be a significant step in raising awareness around the subject of clean and green environment that the country is lacking. It is encouraging to see that the ruling party is trying to deliver on as many promises that they made in their electoral manifesto […]

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Pak debt burden not caused by CPEC: China

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BEIJING – China Tuesday said the new Pakistani government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan had recently expressed its support for the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which it believed was in line with the long-term development of Pakistan. “In fact, if you can fully understand the attitude of the new Pakistani government […]

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13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival concludes

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The recently concluded Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) 2018 that ran from September 28 till October 7 hosted a number of artists and screened over 65 films. With Pakistan as the focus country this year, more than 30 per cent of the programming was dedicated to Pakistani content while women took center stage at […]

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World Mental Health Day: Climate change responsible for depression, anxiety

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With the recent changes in climate, billions of people across the world are exposed to more heat waves, rise in sea level and extreme weather conditions. While this can leave long lasting health issues in many, a study published in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences states that climate change can lead to deteriorating mental […]

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Rights violations by Punjab police irk NCHR chief

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ISLAMABAD:The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) chairman Ali Nawaz Chohan on Tuesday expressed serious reservations and displeasure over the performance of Punjab police force. After hearing the plea of a father, whose young son had allegedly been killed by the police in an encounter, Chohan showed grave concern over the police’s attitude, especially in […]

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Journalists, media workers hold rallies against downsizing, curbs

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists and media workers held rallies across the country on Tuesday in protest against downsizing, stopping of advertisements and measures aimed at curbing newspapers circulation and TV channels’ transmission in certain areas. The protest rallies were held on the call of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ-Afzal Butt group). In Islamabad, journalists and media […]

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PM wants NAB not to harass civil servants

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday asked civil servants to improve their performance being the ‘backbone’ of the state and said that the bureaucracy should not be harassed by anti-corruption watchdogs. Addressing a delegation of participants in 109th National Management Course from the National School of Public Policy, Mr Khan said: “I have also […]

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