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Despite air of uncertainty, Karachi Literature Festival begins

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KARACHI: The overcast, gloomy conditions on Friday evening seemed like a poignant reflection of the tensions on Indo-Pak borders. The arrival of guest speakers from outside of Karachi and from more than a dozen countries of the world was uncertain because airports had been closed for flight operations for the last couple of days. But, […]


No clue to missing Italian, British climbers on Nanga Parbat

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ISLAMABAD: A week on, the circumstances of how two Italian and British climbers went missing on Nanga Parbat are still not clear. With the air space closed on Friday, a ground team consisting of high altitude climbers Mohammad Ali Satpar, Dilawar Hussain and Imtiyaz Hussain – all from the Satpara Village – have not had […]


Muslim states urged to collaborate in scientific and technological research

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KARACHI: The 5th Science and Technology Exchange Programme (STEP) International Conference on ‘Health Challenges of Communicable (CDs) and Non-Communicable Diseases’ (NCDs), jointly organised by Pakistan and Iran, concluded successfully on Friday. Nearly 500 scientists from over 40 countries attended the international conference held at University of Karachi’s (KU) International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS). […]


Ban on Indian films: LHC seeks replies from Centre, Pemra

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday sought replies from the federal government and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) within a week on a petition seeking ban on Indian films in Pakistan. The petitioner Sheikh Muhammad through his counsel pleaded that the import policy order 2016 announced by the federal government had banned import […]


Government ads

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THE politicians who came to power after India’s independence fancied that public money was theirs to use as they wished. This notion persists, and lies at the root of their abuse of power in the grant of government advertisements to newspapers and periodicals. It is not a bounty conferred from their private purses but, in […]


PPF condemns the ongoing attacks on Prime Television

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Edgar Lungu, President of Zambia has expressed concern over the recent attacks on Lusaka based Prime Television. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the continuous attacks on Prime TV and urged the political parties and authorities in the Zambia to stop targeting […]