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’SEPA has no record of treatment plants’

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KARACHI – The Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has no record of the treatment plants or septic tanks in the factories of the province, Sindh Water Commission (SWC) was told on Wednesday. Naeem Mughal, Additional Director General SEPA submitted a list in the commission – headed by former judge of Supreme Court Justice Amir Hani […]

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Jang/Geo Group petition: Sorry if my TV show looked like contempt of court: anchor

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday indicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) MNA-elect from Karachi and former TV anchorperson Aamir Liaquat Hussain for using derogatory language against Jang Group and its journalists after rejecting his unconditional apology. A two-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ijazul Ahsan and comprising Justice Sajjad Ali Shah heard […]

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Cabinet likely to approve ICT talent programme

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LAHORE / ISLAMABAD: The cabinet, which is scheduled to meet on Thursday (today), is likely to approve an agreement for the information and communications technology (ICT) talent development programme between Huawei Technology Pakistan and the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as part of a strategy to boost IT-related exports. Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair the meeting […]

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Nazar-ul-Hasan: A promising theatre actor

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We have seen that most theatre actors, who shift to small screen or films, stand out amidst the rest and are usually better performers than their contemporaries because of the value of training theatre lends to them. Some of the names in the list include Zahid Ahmed, Sanam Saeed, Osman Khalid Butt, Mohib Mirza and […]

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Jaun Elia – popular but not great

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KARACHI: Among the many tributes and eulogies that flooded social media after the APS attack in 2014 was actor Ahsan Khan’s Facebook post. Ab nahi koi baat khatray ki, ab sabhi ko sabhi sae khatra hai (There’s nothing left to be scared of, for everyone is scared of everyone), said the post. It was nothing out of […]

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The minefield that is human rights

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The human rights ministry was not given much attention or focus in the past and other ministries poached on its domain with impunity. When the PM made me the minister in charge of this ministry, it was assumed it was a sign of being sidelined from the mainstream, especially in the issue-areas I had spent […]

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FIA finds the educated ‘equally vulnerable’ to online bank fraud

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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency, Punjab, claimed on Wednesday to have arrested 15 suspects [this week] in connection with the online bank fraud in which ‘impostors’ allegedly deprived people of millions of rupees. Some of the victims include well-educated people. “We have a case with us in which a retired army officer has been defrauded […]

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