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Sharmeen gears up for TED19 in Vancouver

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LAHORE-Oscar-winning film-maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who is known for his articulate speech, will be addressing the audience in a conference at TED Talks Vancouver, Canada. The conference will be held from April 15 to 19. The film-maker’s production company, SOC Films took to Twitter to share the news. “Pleased to announce that Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy will be […]

Senate committee rejects PTV MD’s testimony

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ISLAMABAD:The Managing Director of Pakistan Television, Arshad Khan Mutmain, has failed to convince the senate’s standing committee for human rights. The committee has constituted a selection board on the matter of the PTV MD and has directed for appointments to be made on a permanent basis within two weeks. The federal minister for information, Fawad […]

Bulgarian film captures complexity of relationships

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ISLAMABAD: The third iteration of the Women International Film Festival (WIFF19) screened Thirst, a Bulgarian film directed by Svetla Tsotsorkova, at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) on Tuesday. The sensitive story revolved around a family whose livelihood depends on water in a parched village. The mother washes bed linens for the local hotels […]

Human rights to be ensured: Mazari

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Tuesday said it was the state’s responsibility to protect the rights of every citizen particularly the rights of women, children and minorities. The minister was addressing a seminar on Living with Dignity: Post Shelter Integration of Women Survivors of Violence organized by Rozan in collaboration […]

SC endorses Pemra’s 2016 restriction on Indian content

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday endorsed Pemra’s (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) 2016 decision of restricting electronic media in Pakistan from broadcasting Indian content. A three-judge SC bench consisting of Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan granted leave to an appeal moved by Pemra and suspended the July 18, 2017 order of the […]