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PPF condemns shutdown of Voice TV in Thailand

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand has expressed concern over the order of National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) over suspending broadcast of Voice TV. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the step of NBTC and termed it an attack on media […]


UoP proposes climate change research institute

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PESHAWAR: University of Peshawar (UoP) is speeding-up efforts for establishing National Climate Change Research Institute at University of Peshawar. The institute will be an alliance of the departments of environmental sciences, geology, geography and Centre for Disaster Preparedness and Management to better combat climate change challenges and build research reservoir for real time assessment of natural […]


Hunting of birds by all means banned in Sindh

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The Sindh Wildlife Department on Tuesday imposed a complete ban on hunting and trading of all kinds of bird species. “Under the provisions of Section 7 (sub-section iii and v) of the Sindh Wildlife Protection Ordinance-1972, the hunting and poaching of wild animals (including all kind of birds) through the use of net, snare, bhagwa, […]


Communications, climate change ministries sign MoU

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ISLAMABAD – The Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Climate Change have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday to start plantation alongside the Right of Way of Motorways and National Highways across the country. Both the ministries would implement a project titled “Apni Shahrah” with the help of private sector. The ministry of communications […]


PTI voices concern over human rights situation in Sindh

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ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) from Sindh have expressed serious concern over the human rights situation in the province, alleging that “influential people” are patronising and protecting criminals. Speaking at a news conference at the National Press Club here on Tuesday, parliamentary secretary for human rights in the National Assembly Lal Chand Malhi […]


Science, diplomacy and higher education

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Science diplomacy is an evolving concept without any defined boundaries having broader implications in the development of knowledge economies. Traditionally, general diplomatic relationships are confined to a triangle of i) dialogues ii)negotiations and iii)representation in international relations. However, collaboration in science is also an essential tenet of the diplomatic missions having a more profound impact […]


FIA arrests two for cyber crime

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency on Tuesday arrested two men under the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) for uploading objectionable fake photos of two women to different social media forums. The FIA cyber crimes circle has registered FIRs against the two suspects identified as Fakhre Alam of Faqirabad Peshawar, and Ahmed Zaib of Topi, […]


Non-bailable arrest warrants issued against KP minister Shaukat Ali Yousafzai

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An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Islamabad on Tuesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Information Minister Shaukat Ali Yousafzai in connection with an attack on the Parliament House and Pakistan Television (PTV) building during the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf’s (PTI) 2014 sit-in. ATC judge Syed Kausar Abbasi Zaidi issued the arrest warrants for Yousafzai as […]


PPF denounces murder of Mexican commentator

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of Mexico has expressed deep concern over the murder of Mexican commentator Jesús Eugenio Ramos Rodríguez. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has denounced the increasing rate of violence against journalists in Mexico and called on the Mexican government […]