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Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

International Public Art Festival begins

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KARACHI: The first International Public Art Festival began on the premises of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) building on Thursday evening. The show, curated by Amin Gulgee, Zarmeena Shah and Sara Pagganwala, is titled The Quantum City: Territory, Space, Place. Works of about five dozen artists are on display at the show. They are placed […]

A star broadcaster fades away

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WAQAR Ahmad, who passed away in a London hospital on Wednesday, was one of the most outstanding broadcasters the BBC Urdu Service has had. The only son among the seven children of Nisar Ahmad, a prominent lawyer in Sitapur, in Uttar Pradesh (India), Waqar Ahmad completed his college courses in Lucknow before taking his master’s […]

Cleanliness, tree plantation drive from 18th

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RAWALPINDI: The district administration will launch a cleanliness and tree plantation drive starting March 18, under the government’s Clean and Green Pakistan programme. The drive will focus on cleaning streets in rural and urban areas by involving people from all walks of live, raising awareness of hygiene through a public hand-washing campaign and tree plantation, […]

Why is Pakistan oblivious to its climate threats?

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There is a plethora of alarming assessments pointing out how Pakistan is amongst the leading victims of global warming and climate change, yet it is surprising that not many people within the country seem too worried about this situation. Besides lingering droughts and widespread water scarcity, it has not been too long since Pakistan experienced […]

First-ever Islamic declaration on climate change inked

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With a view to raise awareness among the general public about threats associated with climate change, the first-ever Islamic declaration on climate change was signed at a ceremony held at Governor House Lahore. Governor Punjab, Ch. Muhammad Sarwar was the chief guest while Chairman Pakistan Red Crescent, Dr. Saeed Elahi, Provincial Chairman PRC Punjab, Lt. […]

People of Pakistan, India driven by hysterical media: Javed Jabbar

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Former Senator Javed Jabbar gave a talk on ‘Indi-Pakistan Relations – Future Known and Unknown’ at CMC. Jabbar observed that the Pakistan-India relationship is the most complex bilateral relationship. There are no two other nations in the entire world with this kind of multilayered complexities as found between India and Pakistan. The people, he said, […]