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PPF condemns the attack on Roots FM radio in Liberia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the attack on Roots FM radio station on January 31st, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has denounced this attack on radio station and called on the Liberian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold those […]


PPF condemns the threat and verbal assault on TellZim staff

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the threat and verbal assault on TellZim staff. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the verbal attack and threats on journalists and called on the law enforcement agencies and Zimbabwe government to thoroughly investigate the matter and […]


Adab Festival ends with tribute to culture, literature

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KARACHI: The celebration of the rich and diverse Pakistani culture and literature at the three-day Adab Festival culminated with a closing ceremony against the beautiful backdrop of Governor House on Sunday evening. Peter Alan Oborne, Bri­tish broadcaster and former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph who was the keynote speaker at the event, amped […]


KP govt plans to use dams for fish breeding

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PESHAWAR – The Khyber Pakthunkhwa Government has planned to utilize Khanpur and Tarbela dams reservoirs for breeding and stocking of different types of fish to meet peoples’ demands for quality sea food in the province. To increase fish production, the PTI Govt will establish model hatcheries and fish farms in adjoining districts including Haripur and […]


Members of Gulf royal families given permits to hunt protected bird

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KARACHI: The federal government has issued at least 13 special permits to members of the royal families of Gulf states to hunt internationally protected bird houbara bustard in Sindh during the 2018-19 hunting season, according to sources. Those given the permits include a king and a president, besides crown princes, their uncles and cousins, and […]


Pemra to start web TV, OTT regulation soon

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Muhammad Salim Baig, while discussing about the future plans of the authority, said that the process of formulating regulations for OTT (Over the Top) and Web TV is underway, and meeting in this regard has also been held with other regulators like PTA for devising a policy. […]


Young writer’s book of short stories launched

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KARACHI: Comedian Shafaat Ali, who was asked to moderate the book launch of Maheen Usmani’s The Mercuiral Mr Bhutto and other stories, said he felt very strange coming to the Adab Festival on Sunday because it was the first time he was asked to host something serious. Sharing his reading experience, Mr Ali said he […]