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Daily Archives: March 25, 2019

Preventing cyber harassment in Pakistan

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While internet offers various advantages in the modern era for its users, however, there also comes a time when this facility is misused. Since the development of internet, various cases have been reported where people were harassed online. Online or cyber harassment is when someone uses social media, emails, instant messaging, and websites to bully […]

Dawn’s former news editor Jamil Akhtar passes away

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KARACHI: Jamil Akh­tar, a former news editor of daily Dawn, passed away on Sunday, according to the family. He was 79. Mr Akhtar remained associated with journalism for half a century and worked for various news organisations in former East Pakistan, China and the UAE as well as Pakistan in senior positions. He was admitted […]

Caring about climate change!

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When President Trump carried out his threat to opt out of the Paris Accord, hardly anyone was surprised considering the big man’s shoot-from-the-hip disposition. It would not do to ignore the other side of the coin, either. In a world in which human values — what to talk of human life — have lost all […]

Sindh seeks SC guidelines for its forest policy

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ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government has sought guidelines from the Supreme Court in devising Agro Forestry Policy, 2019, by retrieving encroached forest lands in the province since a recent order of the Sindh High Court’s Sukkur bench is coming in its way to develop the forest policy. “The Supreme Court is requested to issue guidelines regarding […]

Towards a clean and green Pakistan

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Environmental degradation is not only threatening environmental sustainability, but also Pakistan’s ability to tackle poverty, as well as its ability to generate a substantial share of its growth and employment. Similarly, while Pakistan needs to think for the long term with regard to environmental sustainability, many of the actions it could take to control and […]