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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Climate peril

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Pakistan is situated in semi-arid to arid zone and confronts rising temperatures. It is ranked seventh among countries that are most vulnerable to the adverse impacts of climate change. The effects of climate change are evident from the increased frequencies of floods and droughts, unpredictable weather conditions, changes in crop-growing patterns, reduced irrigation efficiencies, and […]

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Ministry of Human Rights plans to provide legal services to vulnerable

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Islamabad: The Ministry of Human Rights is working with Ministry of Law to develop a systematic structure for provision of probono legal services and assistance to vulnerable especially women. Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari stated this in a meeting with a delegation of European Parliament led by Jean Lambert on Tuesday. […]

Human Rights , ,

26 journalists killed in last 5 years in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – At least 26 journalists were killed in Pakistan during the last five years for their journalism work but only the cases of 16 journalists went to court for trial and of which the prosecution and trial was concluded in six cases and conviction handed down in one case only. This was revealed in […]

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A new press gag plan

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WHY is the PTI government keen to revive the N-League scheme to bring the press under a Pemra-like law? Is it because the proposed law is one of the most regressive measures against the print media devised in over a hundred years? In 2017, the press fraternity protested vigorously against a draft law to set […]

Freedom of Expression, Media and Governance , ,

PTV is finally reviving its iconic long plays

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Pakistan Television’s long plays, known for their unconventional storylines on relevant sociocultural issues, remains to the channel’s hallmark productions to this day. PTV has decided to revive the tradition of its golden era and has commenced shooting 90-minute long plays. Considerable hustle-bustle of stars and celebrities was seen in the corridors of the Lahore centre. […]

Broadcasting, Television , ,

Think, un-think

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KARACHI: Before analysing a two-person exhibition titled Un-Thinking that’s under way at the Canvas Art Gallery, here’s a kind of a prelude to it: The ad nauseam uttered and written Cartesian proposition ‘I think therefore I am’ is losing its charm, in the sense that without refuting its meaningfulness, modern-day writers and philosophers have altered […]

Arts and Entertainment , ,

Journalists continue protest against sackings

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ISLAMABAD: Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest for a second day on Wednesday by setting up a pakora stall in front of the Parliament House to protest termination of services of journalists and workers by different media organisations. Nuzhat Pathan, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA from Sindh, visited the camp and held out an […]

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