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Daily Archives: December 24, 2018

PPF condemns arrest and assault on journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Bruno Tshibala, Prime Minister of Democratic Republic of the Congo has expressed concern over the arrest and assault on Rodrigue Ndakazieka, a journalist and technician at Radio Mwinda. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, condemned the arrest and physical assault on Ndakazieka and called […]

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ACE starts probe into Punjab Forest Department’s ‘missing’ land

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RAWALPINDI: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) has started investigating Punjab Forest Department’s ‘missing’ land in Islamabad, which is included in the district land revenue record but not in the Forest Department’s record for the last 18 years. During investigations into a case pertaining to a private housing society along Mouza Maloot, ACE found the old record […]

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Queen of melody Noor Jehan remembered

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ISLAMABAD: Legendary vocalist and actress Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan was remembered on her 18th death anniversary being observed on Sunday. She was renowned as one of the greatest and most influential singers of her time in South Asia and was given the honorific title of Malika-e-Tarannum. Noor Jehan had started her musical career from Calcutta at […]

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Ministry of Human Rights takes special measures against child labour

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Islamabad: Ministry of Human Rights has taken special measures for bounded child labour to bring them into mainstream of the society’s fabric. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the index of bounded child labour in the country is estimated 1.13 per cent of the total population so the Ministry has initiated some projects to […]

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Third day of book fair sees impressive turnout

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KARACHI: A large number of book lovers, including students and children, thronged the Expo Centre on Sunday for the third day of the 14th Karachi International Book Fair. More than 330 local and international publishers have set up stalls at the book fair which ends tomorrow (Tuesday). Stalls decorated with lights and balloons carrying books […]

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Govt believes in freedom of press, speech: Jehangir Iqbal

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PESHAWAR: Government firmly believes in freedom of press and freedom of expression and is fully aware of the importance of regional press as much as national newspapers and is striving for resolving their problems, said Principal Information Officer Mian Jehangir Iqbal. He was talking to editors of local newspapers at a lunch hosted in his honour […]

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