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Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

Pakistan’s aquatic life in danger

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ISLAMABAD-A recent research shows that near Karachi harbour area, the aquatic life is bearing harmful consequences of textile waste products. The textile industries have been releasing waste which contains hazardous and toxic pollutants which is affecting the marine life. The waste is mostly composed of chemicals like copper, cadmium, chromium, iron and lead which are […]

Sindh tourism authorities want foreign travel websites blocked

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KARACHI: Amid the centre’s attempts to rebrand Pakistan into an attractive travel destination, tourism authorities in Sindh appear to be headed the opposite way as they move towards blocking all international ticketing and hotel reservation websites, seemingly on a single complaint. Without consulting both foreign and other local tour operators, the Sindh Directorate of Tourist […]

Over 4,000 acres of forest land retrieved in operation

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SUKKUR: More than 4,000 acres of forest land was retrieved from unauthorised growers and farmers on Sunday in the second phase of a big operation launched a last week by the forest department in coordination with the Sukkur and Ghotki district administrations. The operation has been launched in compliance with the apex court’s relevant directives. […]

Data protection

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SMART devices can make their users feel they have access to the world at the tips of their fingers. However, a recent survey indicates that many young Pakistanis do not realise that these gadgets can also be a gateway for the world to access their personal data. According to the results of the exercise, 83pc […]

Long Live Media!

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The Canvas Gallery is hosting Aamir Habib’s solo art exhibition titled ‘Media is Dead; Long Live Media!’ until March 21. A press release issued by the gallery stated that since the advent of the radio, the newspaper has been at risk of becoming redundant, being dethroned. It subsequently begged the question, would “video really kill […]

FM radio stations in tribal districts to counter ‘negative’ propaganda

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is likely to make functional five FM radio stations in the merged districts of the province to counter the narratives shaped by foreign radio broadcasts focused on the region, according to officials. “Several foreign radio channels including some international broadcasters having local setups and some others based in border areas […]

Journalists hold token hunger strike

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HYDERABAD: Office-bearers of the Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ) (Dastoori group) staged a token hunger strike on Sunday against sacking of journalists and other technical staff from electronic and print media organisations and forced reduction in their salaries and other facilities. They demanded immediate reinstatement of all sac­ked journalists and media workers. The also called […]