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Daily Archives: November 17, 2018

Sindh takes lead in human rights protection

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KARACHI: Provincial Special Assistant on Human Rights Dr Khatumal Jeevan has said that Sindh has distinction to have Human Rights Women and Child Commissions to protect the respective segment in a proper manner as our leadership has always supported and encourage us to protect the people’s interests and safeguard their rights. This he observed while […]

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PPF concerned over harassment of Philippine news website Rappler

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Rodrigo Duterte, President of Philippines has expressed concern over the charges of tax evasion against the news website Rappler, its founder and journalist Maria Ressa. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has called on the authorities in Philippine to end its campaign of judicial harassment, targeting a […]

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Pakistani producers should work harder to get films released in India, says Indian film-maker

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LAHORE: The ban on Indian content in Pakistan and vice versa has been an ongoing debacle for quite a while now. Most events have industry insiders discussing the matter and the recent Shaan-e-Pakistan Music Awards Press Conference was no different. Numerous showbiz personalities shared their views, including Indian film producer Rakesh Sabharwal. “Many people believe that […]

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No killer of journalists punished in last five years: report

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ISLAMABAD: As many as 26 journalists have been murdered in the country during the last five years and none of the killers have been punished, said a report launched on Friday. The report, formulated by ‘Freedomnetwork’, was set to be launched on November 2 — the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists […]

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Balochistan Governor House opens for public

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QUETTA – Balochistan Governor House has been opened for public on fourth consecutive Friday and historic official building was visited by students of Saqiba Girls College Quetta. Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai welcomed the students led by Principal Firdous Anwar Qazi of Saqiba Girls College Quetta. Amanullah Khan Yasinzai said that the Governor House was […]

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SC rejects reports of ISI, ECP, Pemra on sit-in

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ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the reports of Inter-Services Intelligence, Election Commission of Pakistan and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority regarding the last year’s Faizabad sit-in by Tehreek-Labaik Ya Rassul Allah.The top court directed them to file fresh reports after removing discrepancies highlighted by the court. Discontented with the cold response by […]

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Indian celebrity couple stars Faiz Festival opening

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LAHORE – The first day of the fourth Faiz International Festival kicked off yesterday at Alhamra Arts Council, with a session titled ‘Faiz and Kaifi’. Bollywood veteran actor Shabana Azmi expressed her views along with Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s illustrious daughter Salima Hashmi in the session. Moderated by Adeel Hashmi, the session went quite informal and […]

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