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TV actor Gulab Chandio passes away

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KARACHI: Well-known actor Gulab Chandio passed away on Friday at his home in Karachi after a long illness. He was 61. According to his sons, Mr Chandio was a heart patient with chronic diabetes. His family rushed him to a hospital from their house in Gulshan when his condition deteriorated. However, on their arrival at […]


Manto remembered on death anniversary

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LAHORE  –   One of greatest short story-writers of all time Saadat Hasan Manto was remembered on his death anniversary on Friday (yesterday). Manto was born on 11 May 1912 in Ludhiana, UK India. Writing primarily in Urdu, he produced 22 short story collections, a novel, five series of radio plays, three essay collections, two personal […]


Gilgit-Baltistan DIG fired for harassing ex-wife on social media

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ISLAMABAD: A senior police officer of Gilgit-Baltistan has been sacked on allegation of harassing his former wife on social media. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Junaid Arshad – who was suspended pending decision on his appeal – has also been slapped with a fine of Rs1 million. Of this amount, Rs500,000 would be paid to the […]


Pemra warns TV channels against anti-judiciary content

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued a warning again to the satellite television channels to desist from what it called malicious and indecent content during talk shows and discussions regarding the state institutions, particularly the judiciary. In a statement, the authority said that despite earlier directives, advice and warnings it was a […]


Call for awareness about protecting snow leopard

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GILGIT: Speakers at a function here on Friday emphasised for need of creating awareness among people about snow leopard’s survival for healthy ecosystem. The function was held to launch Pakistan Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Programme (PSLEP) in Gilgit-Baltistan. The event was jointly organised by ministry of climate change, UNDP-Pakistan and Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF). […]


President Alvi appreciates media for strengthening democratic culture

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said on Friday that media was playing a crucial role in strengthening the democratic culture and values in the country, adding that the economic progress in the country will translate into positive changes for the media industry. “Media should support the government by allocating considerable space and time for public […]