03 | February | 2019 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Archives: February 3, 2019

Bilawal wants parliament to give judiciary a fight

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Karachi – Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday called for ‘empowerment of Parliament’ to reverse the ‘erosion of power’ of this supreme constitutional pillar of the state. “Parliamentary activism is needed in the presence of judicial activism,” he said, asserting that this prime democratic institution was under attack for quite some time. […]

The hunt continues

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Trophy hunting could help conserve wildlife and benefit local communities in the northern areas but the facts on the ground suggest otherwise In overcast conditions, Jaffar Ali and the local guides scramble over loose rocks on the steep mountainside. With no time to stop, they have to move quickly yet silently. They are in the […]

‘Go Green Gujranwala’ drive inaugurated

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GUJRANWALA: ‘Go Green Gujranwala’ drive was inaugurated here on Saturday. Commissioner Asad Ullah Faiz, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Naila Baqar and MPA Shaheen Raza planted saplings at Quaid-e-Azam Divisional Public School. Addressing the ceremony, the commissioner said some five million saplings would be planted throughout the division and approximately 2 million saplings would be planted in […]

Why is freedom of expression important?

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Freedom of expression is important not only because it is a fundamental human right and a democratic ideal but also because it leads to newer ideas — ideas that change and improve a society and bring economic prosperity A few days ago my nine-year-old son and I had a conversation on our way back home from […]

‘Karachi is the most unique South Asian city’

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KARACHI: Lovers of history thoroughly enjoyed the session moderated by Kamran Asdar Ali on ‘Karachi of the 1950s and 1960s’ at the Adab Festival Pakistan on Saturday. Journalist Ghazi Salahuddin went down memory lane in his distinct style. He said he was in school in the 1950s. Usually when we look back at our past, […]

Importance of media literacy stressed

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Though the landscape of Pakistani media — electronic and news media — in the country has expanded and dozens of Pakistani media outlets have been providing news 24/7, but to maintain authenticity and sanctity of news, it is imperative for media outlets to do fact-checking and cover the news in a comprehensive and holistic manner. […]