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Daily Archives: December 11, 2018

PPF welcomes the decision of MJU’s judge to imprison perpetrators of journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Lenín Moreno, President of Ecuador has welcomed the decision of Multicomponent Judicial Unit’s (MJU) judge to imprison the attackers of journalist Alex Javier Guevara Cruz. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter welcomed the decision of judge to hold those responsible for assaulting journalist in […]

BCW wraps up with glitz & glamour

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LAHORE-As wedding season comes swooshing in, the fashion police were on the beat of Bridal Couture Week, patrolling the ramp, eyes peeled for new trends. Three days of frenzy, fashion and glamour on the ramp finally wrapped up with one of the trendiest fashion events in the city drawing its curtains on Sunday evening. The […]

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Making online safer

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What do you do if your teenage daughter tells you someone is harassing her online? Do you tell her to ignore it, as you do when she harassed in real life just because you fear what people will say? What do you tell your son when he suddenly becomes depressed and aloof, jumping at the […]

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Human Rights Day marked

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KARACHI: Human Rights Department of Sindh on Monday held a walk from Peoples Chowrangi Karachi to Mazar-e-Quaid to mark International Human Rights Day. The walk was led by Chief Minister Sindh Special Assistance Khatu Mal Jeewan and Sectary Raiz Hussain Somro while Director Qadir Mangi made all the arrangements for the walk. Numbers of people affiliated with civil […]

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Literary Notes: Of magical realism, political critique and translations in Urdu

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MAGIC and realism car­ry two apparently contradicting connotations. But a literary technique that caught the fancy of readers and critics alike in the third and fourth decades of the 20th century was called magical realism. Some Latin American fiction writers have used this technique wonderfully in last few decades, too. Alternatively called marvellous realism and […]

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Art, coins, stamps give glimpse of Bangladesh

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KARACHI: An exhibition capturing the political, social, financial and aesthetic essence of Bangladesh was organised by the Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Karachi, at a local hotel on Monday. From paintings, banknotes, coins, stamps and even books, the items displayed were carefully curated to allow viewers to experience first-hand the journey of the country from inception. […]

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Hussain Naqi praised for bold journalism

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HYDERABAD: Senior journalists described veteran newsman Hussain Naqi as the name of resistance and a rebel at a reception in his honour held at the local press club here on Monday. Veteran journalist Abdul Aziz Malik said Hussain Naqi always fought for rights and the truth though he had to face a tough time. He […]

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PFUJ deplores raid on journalist’s house in Karachi

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned the Sindh government for conducting a raid on the house of journalist Shabbar Aazmi. “The police raid on the house of bedridden Shabbar Aazmi, who suffered a paralysis attack a few months ago and is wheelchair-bound, is not only highly condemnable but also a shameless […]

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