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Daily Archives: November 16, 2018

Faiz Festival kicks off today

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LAHORE: The two-day fourth Faiz International Festival, from Nov 16 to Nov 18, kicks off at Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall, today (Friday) morning. This mega event is perhaps the biggest congregation of the renowned writers, intellectuals, artists, peace and human rights activists not only from Pakistan but from many other countries of the world […]

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Hum Bridal Couture Week dates announced

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LAHORE – The country’s biggest and eagerly-awaited bridal extravaganza, Hum Bridal Couture Week is back for another season and with it comes new bridal trends, emerging designers and more runway show experiences. The fashion show will be held from 7th to 9th of Dec in Lahore, the Mughal City of Gardens. This year twenty six established and […]

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Sharmeen launches 3rd part of climate change animated series

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KARACHI – SOC Films, helmed by the two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, launched the third part from Pakistan’s first climate change animated series. The third part explores climate change with a specific focus on biodiversity. The Deosai Plains are considered one of the last frontiers of natural habitat for the Himalayan Brown Bear that […]

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President lauds Bohra community’s role for country’s uplift

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday said Bohra community and Burhani Foundation were playing a laudable role for socio-economic development of the country and preservation of the environment. The president said this in a meeting with a delegation of Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat headed by Shaikh Kumail Shaikh Yunus which called on him here.He underscored that […]

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Sindh assures CPNE of clearing newspapers’ dues

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KARACHI: In line with the Supreme Court order, the Sindh government will pay all the outstanding dues of newspapers in the province in one-month time so that the newspapers and magazines could come out of their current financial crises.Sindh Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro gave this assurance to Sindh-based newspapers in a ‘meet the editors […]

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Media houses to get all outstanding dues: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry Thursday said the federal cabinet had decided to release all the outstanding amounts to the media organisations at the federal level.He said this while briefing the media on the decisions of the federal cabinet which met under Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister Office […]

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‘SHC also be given power to take suo motu notices’

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KARACHI: “Human rights deal with getting rid of exploitation of people who may not be that well-placed in society for it is their rights that you need to care about the most,” said retired Justice Shaiq Usmani during a dialogue on the human rights situation in Sindh organised by the Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) […]

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Journalist in jail

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High drama and a lack of self-restraint have often characterised the actions of law enforcers across the country.Both elements were in full display recently in Karachi, when the provincial Counter Terrorism Department arrested senior journalist Nasrullah Khan Chaudhry, who has been remanded to jail authorities on charges of spreading religious disharmony.The circumstances of Mr Chaudhry’s arrest, […]

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NAB takes notice of non-functioning cameras in capital

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ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau Chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal on Thursday directed complaint verification of non-functioning of 600 surveillance cameras of safe city project out of a total 1,800 cameras installed in the federal capital. Taking notice of non-functioning of surveillance cameras, he directed NAB Rawalpindi DG Irafn Mangi to submit details of expenditures incurred […]

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SC accepts Jang Group’s apology, withdraws notices

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday withdrew its notice issued to Jang Group on gross misreporting of court proceedings after accepting the unconditional apology of the management and disposed of the matter with a warning to remain careful in future. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar the other day had taken suo motu […]

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