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Daily Archives: December 25, 2018

PPF denounces attacks on journalists, media houses

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) has written letters to the head of states of Nicaragua, Honduras, Mozambique, Turkey and the Democratic Republic of Congo, protesting incidents of attacks on journalists and media houses around the world. According to a statement on Monday, the PPF in its letter to Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega expressed concern over […]

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Govt to ban child domestic work: minister

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government will be putting a complete ban on child domestic work and negotiations are underway with all stakeholders to address the issue of missing persons, Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari said on Monday. Speaking at a seminar on Child Protection: Issues, Solutions and Opportunities, the minister announced a few […]

Human Rights , ,

Sunday Book Bazaar to be relaunched at Frere Hall

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KARACHI: The city administration has decided to re-launch the Sunday Book Bazaar at Frere Hall (FH) from December 30. The weekly event, to recommence after a lapse of more than a year, had emerged to be a strong cultural and literary activity for the inhabitants of the metropolis for quite some time. Unfortunately, it had […]

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Nawaz’s conviction jolts social media

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ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s conviction in Al-Azizia reference jolted social media and hawks from ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz furiously attacked each other. International and local media houses flashed the news on internet instantly, capturing the attention of thousands, making trend #NawazShairf popular with over 25,000 comments, where intellectuals, politicians, journalists and […]

Digital Media, New Media , ,

Junoon’s reunion gig, a concert for Pakistan

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After a successful reunion of sorts of one of Pakistan’s pioneering music group Junoon, first in the form of an announcement featuring the big three – Ali Azmat, Brian O’ Connell and Salman Ahmed – followed by a music video of ‘Khudi’, Peek Freans Sooper has managed to get the music giants onboard for a […]

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Search Govt believes in freedom of press, speech: PIO

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ISLAMABAD: Principal Information Officer (PIO) Mian Jehangir Iqbal has said that the government firmly believes in freedom of press and freedom of expression in addition to being aware of the importance of regional press alongside national newspapers and was striving for resolving problems related to these matters. He was talking to editors of local newspapers […]

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