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Asma’s role for human rights extolled

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LARKANA: Speakers at a gathering on Monday paid homage to the towering personality of Asma Jahangir who contributed much towards human rights. The Human Rights Commis­sion of Pakistan (HRCP) Shahdadkot chapter and Sindh Secular Study Forum had jointly organised the progra­mme in Shahdadkot’s lab­our hall to remember the services of the international icon on her […]


Wildlife department bans birds’ trapping, trade

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KARACHI: The Sindh wildlife department banned on Monday birds’ trapping, trade and transportation of all kinds of wild animals, withdrawing all trapping permits earlier issued by the department. “Under the provision of Section 7 (sub-sections iii and v) of the Sindh Wildlife Protection Ordinance 1972, the hunting and poaching of wild animals (including all kinds […]


Lahore Zoo invites citizens to ‘adopt’ a friend

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LAHORE: Lahore Zoo has devised a new policy, under which animal lovers will be able to temporarily ‘adopt’ their favourite birds and animals. The new policy will be officially announced later this month. Under the policy, citizens will have to pay for the medication and the food of the animals they choose to adopt. Individuals will […]


Pinky Memsaab to be screened at 21st UK Asian Film Festival

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After having its premiere in Dallas, United States, last month, Pinky Memsaab has another feather in its cap; the film is all set to screen at the upcoming 21st UK Asian Film Festival. The film will be showcased at the festival – scheduled to take place from March 27 till April 7, 2019 – in […]


Qalandar Momand remembered

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Peshawar: Poets and writers gathered on Monday to mark the 16th death anniversary of noted poet, critic and journalist, Qalandar Momand who was born in 1930 and passed away on 2003. Scholars presented research papers on various aspects of life and services of Qalandar Momand who had contributed to more than one discipline of the […]


Death anniversary of poet Habibur Rahman observed

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Peshawar – Poets, writers and scholars gathered on Monday to mark 16th death anniversary of noted poet, critic and journalist, Sahibzada Habibur Rahman alias Qalandar Momand (1930-2003). Scholars presented research papers on various aspects of life and services of Qalandar Momand who had contributed to more than one discipline of Pashto language and literature. Organisers […]