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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Doctors and the media

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The recent protests by doctors in Sindh were aimed at modification in the current pay structure to match the long and stressful working hours. The media has highlighted this issue in the following words: “Patients across Sindh suffer while the messiah (doctors) go on strike again.” The first impression left by such media statements is […]

HEC chief calls out govt’s ‘weak’ climate change policy

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ISLAMABAD:The federal government’s climate change policy and its implementation strategy were slammed by the head of the apex higher education body for being weak, inconsistent, incoherent, and reactive. Instead, he called for devising an integrated approach to deal with climate change. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri was delivering a lecture on […]

Summit cautions against misuse of cyber space

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LAHORE: Speakers at a summit on cybersecurity Friday said that internet is a popular part of daily life and an amazing resource of information, connectivity and entertainment, but at the same time it is also a breeding ground for criminal and terrorist activities where one’s every move can be monitored and information compromised. The summit […]

Third Sindh Literature Festival opens

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KARACHI: The third Sindh Literature Festival (SLF) opened at a local hotel on Friday with the aim to celebrate the power of words, culture, music and the Sufi teachings of peace and tolerance. Jointly organised by the Sindh Literary Foundation, information department of the Sindh government and the Endowment Fund Trust, the festival is a […]

Govt seeks inquiry into ‘huge payment’ made from PTV’s account

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday ordered an inquiry regarding payment of a huge sum of money from state-run Pakistan Television’s bank account. In a letter written to the Islamabad Inspector General Police (IGP), Chaudhry sought a report over the matter as it appeared to be a ‘criminal case’. The action […]