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Daily Archives: December 21, 2018

PPF condemns arrest of journalist Hakan Gülseven in Istanbul

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey has expressed concern over the arrest of journalist and writer Hakan Gülseven. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has called on the Turkish authorities to immediately release the journalist and drop all charges against him. According to IPS Communication Foundation-Bianet, Turkish […]


Pakistan 8th most affected country from climate change: Adviser

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ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Thursday said that Pakistan has spent four billion dollars for climate change and it was identified as the eighth most affected climate change country. Addressing a Press conference, the Adviser informed that the international reports released at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP-24) […]

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Pemra urged to stop TV debates on HR issue

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Thursday urged the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to issue directives to media channels and anchors to refrain from discussing issues relating to Human Rights Case number 39216-G of 2018. In a letter to PEMRA chairman, Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar – the spokesperson to the Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari wrote […]

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Nazar Ul Hasan bags Best Actor award at Mumbai International Film Festival 2018

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Artist Nazar Ul Hasan, who has some remarkable theatre performances to his credit such as Jasoosi Duniya and Jaza, Saza, recently won the Best Actor award for his role in Pakistani short film Kachrachi at the Mumbai Shorts International Film Festival (MSIFF) 2018. The good news was announced on the short film’s official Facebook page. […]

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Chand Tara Orchestra knock it out of the park with ‘Rung De’

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2018 is ending and with each passing week, something momentous is happening musically. Junoon is reuniting for the first time in over a decade later this month and many music fans seem excited about it. But, while that reunion takes place in the form of a gig on December 25 after the music video of […]

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IHC reserves verdict on Shahid Masood’s bail plea

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday reserved the verdict against anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood’s bail plea in state-owned Pakistan Television Corruption Case. Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani presided over the hearing. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officer Kashif Awan told the court that no evidence over the exchange of funds has been found and no statement […]

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Imrana Maqsood’s new cookbook launched

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KARACHI: Imrana Maqsood, the wife of veteran playwright Anwar Maqsood, is a published author who has penned over two dozen books during her writing career. Her last book Uljhay Suljhay Anwar that chronicled the ‘adventures’ of her husband did extremely well and became a bestseller. Her latest book Subha Ka Naashta Shaam Ki Chai is […]

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