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Climate ministry proposes tax on plastic bags

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul Wazir has said the federal government in order to reduce the use of plastic bags has decided to impose tax on them and the Ministry for Climate Change has suggested a tax of Rs1-2 per plastic bag. Speaking to Express News, the state minister said the aim of […]

Pemra bans TV anchor for 30 days

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan Electronic Media Regu­la­tory Authority (Pemra) has prohibited anchor Dr Danish from appearing on any TV channel for a month in any capacity, for levelling false and unfounded allegations against senior officials of the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) in one of his talk shows. A complaint against Dr Danish had […]

Manto Drama Festival gets grand opening

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LAHORE: Two-day Manto Drama Festival, that was in the news two weeks back due to the postponement, on works of Saadat Hasan Manto, stated to be the one of the greatest, if not the greatest, short story writers of Urdu, started at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on Tuesday. The festival organised by the Lahore […]

Call for implementing right to information act

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KARACHI: Speakers at a consultative workshop held on Tuesday at a local hotel expressed concern over delay in proper implementation of the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2016, and said that it was necessary to ensure transparency in good governance. The workshop titled ‘Improving public service delivery through RTI’ was organised by […]