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Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

PPF concerned over attacks on Radio Station in Colombia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Iván Duque Márquez, President of Colombia has expressed concern over the third attack on the headquarters of RCN Radio in Bogotá, capital of Colombia on November 8. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has called on the Colombian government to thoroughly investigate the matter and hold those […]

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Government orders clearance of media houses’ dues to prevent layoffs

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Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the concerned departments to immediately clear all pending dues accruing to media houses. “In the past few weeks, the government has observed that people are being sacked from various media houses. The PTI government is committed to providing livelihood to people and […]

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NAB officials barred from giving media interviews

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LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday visited the bureau’s Lahore office to review its performance and the progress on mega corruption cases. “NAB is strictly following the policy of ‘accountability for all’ and taking mega corruption cases to their logical conclusion is the first priority,” he said during the […]

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Hamza Qawwal & Brothers performs at Pak Navy campaign

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LAHORE-Hamza Akram Qawwal along with his group performed National Anthem at Beach Cleaning and Tree Plantation event organised by Pakistan Navy as part of the PN Maritime Awareness Campaign. The grand event was held at Nishan-e-Pakistan, Sea View Clifton. Hamza Akram Qawwal with his brothers, Taimoor Akram and Abdul Akram performed the national anthem soon […]

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Junoon band to perform live in Dec

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KARACHI-Peek Freans Sooper is set to bring the legendary Sufi Rock band Junoon back once again, but this time in a live concert that is slated to be held this December to give an exciting new chapter to “Sooper Hai Pakistan Ka Junoon”. As pioneers of Sufi Rock in Pakistan, Junoon in its 14-year existence recorded […]

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Treason case against Nawaz, Abbasi adjourned till 19th

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench on Monday deferred hearing of a petition seeking treason case against two former prime ministers — Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — and a journalist. Abbasi and journalist Cyril Almeida appeared before the bench along with their counsels. However, Advocate Naseer Bhutta filed an application on behalf […]

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Kohat cement factory faces action

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PESHAWAR: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has taken action against a cement factory in Kohat for causing dust pollution in the city posing serious public health-related problems. “The EPA has taken action against Kohat Cement Factory over public complaints about dust pollution,” says Director-General Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) KP, Dr Muhammad Bashir. He […]

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