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Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

Land mafia biggest hurdle to afforestation, says Aslam

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ISLAMABAD: Even as the government is working on a plan to plant millions of trees across the country, a top climate change official the incumbent administration said that forest and water conservation were the biggest environmental challenges which Pakistan has to overcome to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change. This was stated by Adviser […]

‘Overpopulation, urbanisation impact water security’

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ISLAMABAD:Even as the population of the country continues to increase along with its thirst for water, they should not expect any considerable change in water inflows in the Indus Basin in the near future, experts warned on Friday. They further pointed out that population growth, growing urbanisation and economic growth could significantly impact water availability […]

Facebook beefs up efforts to fight cyber harassment

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KARACHI: Social media giant Facebook has announced new measures — in partnership with experts from five countries, including Pakistan — to block users from uploading or sharing non-consensual intimate images. “When someone’s intimate images are shared without their permission it can be devastating. We want to do more to help them,” a Facebook representative told Dawn. […]