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Daily Archives: March 27, 2019

PPF condemns entry ban on Italian journalist in Ukraine

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine has expressed concern over the decision of Ukraine to put entry ban on Italian journalist in the country. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the decision of Ukrainian authorities and called on the government to reverse the entry ban on […]

TV journalist victim of malicious social media campaign

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Gharidah Farooqi, a prominent Pakistani female journalist and TV anchorperson has been the target of malicious online harassment campaign for sharing a post on her Twitter about the Christchurch attack in New Zealand. Farooqi, who hosts political talk-show ‘G for Gharidha’ on Aaj News television channel is facing online harassment since she tweeted a year […]

NA speaker stresses tackling air pollution at all levels

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ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said that air pollution has become a serious issue which needs to be tackled at national, provincial and local level. “The role of Parliaments and Parliamentarians are crucial as they are policymakers and they scrutinize policies at the implementation level. Pakistan being the signatory of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

Concern over planting eucalyptus under Green Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – A parliamentary committee Tuesday observed that eucalyptus is being planted under Green Pakistan Programme which is consuming 12 per cent of underground water, saying section 144 should be imposed to root out the trees. “In the market, Eucalyptus plants are being sold at Rs3 per sapling while in under Green Pakistan programme it […]

Forestation on one acre against 12-acre holding suggested

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LAHORE: A draft urban and peri-urban forest policy suggests binding owners of 12 acres or more to reserve one acre of their respective lands for forestation, while those owning less than 12 acres should grow at least 10 trees per acre. The draft policy shared with the civil society recently recommends various steps for increasing […]