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Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

PPF condemns abuse on radio presenter of Hot FM

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President the Republic of Ghana has expressed concern over the abuse on radio presenter of Hot FM, also damage of equipment’s in the studio. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned this unacceptable behavior of pastor at a radio station and […]

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‘People unaware of basic human rights due to low literacy rate’

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KARACHI: Tehrik-e-Niswan, a women’s rights group, organised a cultural programme at the Arts Council of Pakistan on Sunday to commemorate International Human Rights Day. The event was organised in collaboration with various other organisations and aimed to raise awareness about human rights. In her keynote speech, the founder of Tehrik-e-Niswan, Sheema Kermani, said that because of […]

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Three-day Sufi festival ends

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HYDERABAD: Three-day Sindh Sufi Melo organised by Sindh Auqaf department concluded at Hyderabad Club on Sunday with a literary session on Luari jo Lal and a book launch of translation of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar’s Persian poetry into Urdu, Sindhi and English. Munawar Ali Mahesar, who had compiled the translations into the form titled Me Raqsam […]

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Music band enthrals audience at arts and ideas festival

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KARACHI: The week-long Festival of Arts and Ideas organised by Sindh Madressatul Islam University offered a musical conclusion after The Sketches sang and performed on the poetry of Shah Latif Bhittai and other mystic poets. Brimmed with students, the SMIU’s inner courtyard reverberated with the sound of mystic music late Saturday night as the audience […]

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Police chiefs in Punjab told to learn how to operate IT systems

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RAWALPINDI: The inspector general of police (IGP) Punjab has given senior police officers two weeks to learn how to operate the 17 IT software programs introduced in the police department to improve service delivery. In a directive to all divisional and district police officers, the IGP expressed concern over the lack of interest by senior […]

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Outstanding dues of newspapers: Journalists’ participation in protest rally hailed

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) hosted a reception for the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Karachi Press Club and Karachi Union of Journalists to express its gratitude and hail their enthusiastic participation in its recent protest rally in front of the Sindh Assembly building in Karachi against payment of outstanding dues […]

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Security guards of former prime minister attack television cameraman

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Wajid Ali, cameraman of “Samaa TV” was attacked by security guards of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif outside the Parliament House in Pakistan capital city of Islamabad in the evening of December 17. The incident occurred when Ali was covering the departure of Sharif from Parliament House after co-chairing a meeting of senior leaders of […]

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