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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Student Athlete nominated at NAMIC awards

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Head of SOC Films, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s collaborative venture, called Student Athlete is an HBO sports documentary that released in October 2018. It examines the complex rules of amateur athletics in America and how they affect uncompensated athletes and their families. The documentary has been nominated at the annual NAMIC Vision Awards 2019 alongside Dwayne […]

21st death anniversary of Agha Talish

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Filmstar and one of the finest actors of his time, Agha Talish, was remembered by his fans on his 21st death anniversary on Tuesday. Known as Agha Talish, Agha Ali Abbas Qizilbash was born in Ludhiana, India, in 1926 and made his debut in 1947 and was mostly known and recognized in Pakistan for playing […]

Coping with the cyber world

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Globalisation had turned the world into a village, but without disrupting the physical borders of nation states. However, what is happening now, as the world is on the threshold of cyberspace, is something that is likely to greatly dilute the physical borders separating nations in economic terms without perhaps lessening the socio-cultural differences in terms […]

Wetlands: natural solution of climate change

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World wetlands day is celebrated on February 2 to mark the adoption of the Ramsar Convention in 1971. Wetlands and climate change, the theme for 2019 highlights the important role of wetlands as a solution to climate change. Wetlands play a significant role in stabilising greenhouse gas emissions and reducing the impacts of climate change. […]

Complying SC order, banning Indian content

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Muhammad Saleem Baig on Tuesday lauded the role television channels and cable operators in ensuring compliance of the Supreme Court (SC) orders, banning Indian channels and its content. He held a meeting with office-bearers of the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) and representatives of cable operators Sindh region […]

Home dept opposes transfer of convicts in Wali Babar case

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KARACHI: Sindh home department on Tuesday opposed the transfer of convicts, accused in the murder of journalist Wali Khan Babar, from Larkana to Karachi Central Jail. A two-member bench, comprising Justice Aftab Gorar and Justice Amjad Ali Sahito, heard the plea about the transfer of Syed Muhammad Ali Rizvi, Faisal Mehmood, Tahir Naveed and Muhammad Shahrukh […]

PPF condemns attack on journalist in Sri Lanka

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Maithripala Sirisena, President of Sri Lanka has expressed concern over the attack on journalist Nadarajah Kugarajah. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned this brutal attack on a journalist for doing his job and urged the concerned authorities to thoroughly investigate the matter […]