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Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

Pakistani short Rani is destined for London

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Pakistani short films are developing into quite an industry. One particular case in point is Rani, starring transgender actor and LGBTQ activist Kami Sid, who essays a toy vendor and what happens when she decides to take care of an abandoned child. Since last year, the film has been screened at approximately 8 film festivals. […]

Agriculture is govt’s first priority, says PM Imran

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ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan has said promotion of agriculture is the first priority of his government which will provide all possible support to provincial governments in order to realise the country’s potential in the sector. Imran Khan said this on Friday while chairing a high-level meeting on agriculture and food processing. Federal minister of food […]

Clean and green initiative: Senate panel gears up efforts for environment conservation

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ISLAMABAD: Senate Sub-committee on Climate Change on Friday devised terms of reference (ToRs) for the committee’s work plan to gear up for the federal capital’s environment conservation amid journalists suggestions and active participation to play role in the green endeavours. The convener of the Sub-committee Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed chaired the meeting with Senator Keshoo […]

PHC orders release of monthly stipend to artistes in 2 weeks

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to pay a monthly stipend to artistes of the province within 15 days. A division bench comprising Justice Syed Afsar Shah and Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to pay the stipend within a fortnight or else the secretaries concerned would […]

Moot warns against radicalisation of youth through internet

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ISLAMABAD – Speakers at a conference on Friday highlighted the risks associated with the internet, especially the terrorist groups using cyber space for recruitment and radicalisation of the innocent youth. The one-day national workshop titled ‘Peace Building and Cyber Security Measures’ was organised by the Islamic Research Institute (IRI), International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), and […]

Case against TV anchor adjourned

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ISLAMABAD – The accountability court (AC) Friday adjourned hearing of PTV corruption reference against TV anchor Dr Shahid Masood till February 19. AC Judge Muhammad Bashir conducted hearing on a reference against TV anchor regarding alleged corruption in PTV during his tenure as Managing Director (MD). During the hearing, the counsel for Masood prayed the […]

The Verdict Imran Khan or Ayub Khan: Is PMRA the new tool to curb freedom of press and control media?

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) government in the centre recently approved the formation of a new regulatory body, known as the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PMRA). From now, all media, including print, electronic and social, will be simultaneously regulated by this newly established body. Organisations such as the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), and the […]