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Daily Archives: November 21, 2018

11th Urdu Conference begins tomorrow

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KARACHI: The 11th International Urdu Conference organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan will be held from November 22 to November 25. Following their yearly protocol, leading intellectuals, poets, researchers and writers from the world, including India, US, China, and the United Kingdom (UK) will participate in this mega event to be held in Karachi Arts […]

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IMC launches ‘Million tree campaign’

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Indus Motor Company Limited (IMC), in a ceremony held on November 20, officially launched its ‘Million Tree Campaign’ as its commitment towards supporting the government’s Clean and Green Pakistan movement. With the ambition to reduce its carbon footprint and support Toyota’s pledge to zero CO2 emissions from factories by 2050, the company aims to plant […]

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Journalists show solidarity with Hussain Naqi

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ISLAMABAD: National Press Club (NPC) was live with sentiments of love and respect for pride of journalism in Pakistan, Hussain Naqi. Senior and junior mediapersons clapped, embraced and adored him with shower of rose petals on his arrival. Naqi was the chief guest at the NPC in the reception organised by the Club as well […]

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PEMRA chairman calls on ISPR DG

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Chairman PEMRA Muhammad Saleem Baig on Tuesday called on Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, DG ISPR. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, both discussed measures to facilitate Pakistani media in projecting positive image and narrative of Pakistan while effectively countering anti-Pakistan narrative at play through certain foreign media / inimical forces. The Nation Related Story  The News: Pemra chairman […]

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Principal accused in journalist’s murder case arrested

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PESHAWAR: The police on Tuesday arrested the principal accused in the murder case of a journalist after the court dismissed his pre-arrest bail application.He had been absconder in the case since long. The University Campus Police arrested the main accused Sohail Khan after the District and Sessions Judge of Peshawar, Muhammad Younas, dismissed his bail […]

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LHC adjourns treason case as petitioner’s lawyer skips hearing again

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court full bench adjourned the hearing of a petition seeking treason proceedings against two former prime ministers — Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — and Cyril Almeida, a Dawn staffer, as counsel for the petitioner remained absent for the second consecutive hearing. As soon as the bench, headed by Justice […]

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Senate body stresses scrutiny of media content at all levels

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ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Senate Sub-Committee on Human Rights (HR) was held here Tuesday under the convenorship of Senator Usman Khan Kakar to ensure that those responsible for content creation and airing of objectionable and misleading advertisement are taken to the task. The meeting was attended by Senator Krishna Kumari Kohli, Senator Dr Jehanzeb […]

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ATC declares anchor Shanzay proclaimed offender

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Anti-terrorism court (ATC) Tuesday, resuming the hearing of a case pertaining to defamatory remarks against the Chief Justice of Pakistan by the former PPP Senator Faisal Raza Abidi, declared the female anchor Shanzay Rehman a proclaimed offender and ordered the prosecution for presenting her challan in the next hearing. The court had already rejected the […]

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