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Daily Archives: December 27, 2018

Have Urdu films taken over Lollywood? Insiders weigh in

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LAHORE: This year witnessed the release of many Pakistani films, a lot of which fared well at the box office and went on to become super hits. However, majority of them were in Urdu. 2018 did not prove great for the Punjabi film industry as only six Punjabi films were released and not a single one of those […]

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Junoon reunion was amongst Junaid Jamshed’s last wishes: Salman Ahmad

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KARACHI: Tuesday night saw the biggest band of South Asia come together after 13 long years. Karachiites were treated to a Junoon reunion after much speculation over whether fans would get to see the Pakistani rock legends perform ever again. And so, it was as much a night of classics as it was a night of […]

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‘Clean and green KP’ app launched

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Wednesday inaugurated ‘clean and green KP’ app. The app was launched at a function, where senior minister Mohammad Atif Khan, ministers Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, Shakeel Khan, special assistant to chief minister on science and information technology Kamran Bangash, Peshawar district nazim Mohammad Asim, and other officials were […]

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Govt asked to extend deadline for blocking imported mobile phones

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ISLAMABAD: The Mobile Phone Traders’ Association on Wednesday demanded that the deadline for blocking imported phones be extended by another month or two as a large number of dealers have placed orders for imported mobile phones. Speaking at a press conference at the National Press Club, the association’s Central President Munir Baig Mirza said dealers […]

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Calls at helpline to register HR violations increase to 15,500

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Islamabad: The number of calls at Helpline 1099 to register human rights violations have witnessed an increase, reaching 15,500 from 4,000 per month, especially during last four months. Ministry of Human Rights had introduced a round-the-clock toll free helpline to get public complaints about human rights violations and provide legal advice so as to provide […]

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Pakistan’s private TV news revolution under General Musharraf

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When Pakistan’s last military ruler, General Pervez Musharraf, assumed power on October 12, 1999, he was hailed—both by the local and international media—as a liberal hero. He imposed no restrictions on the media, and within three years of coming to power, he allowed private news channels to become operational in the country. Pakistani media was […]

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