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Daily Archives: April 5, 2019

Telecasts of television channels disrupted in many parts of the country

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The transmission of Pakistani TV channel, Channel 24 and its sister channels, including City 42, City 41 Faisalabad and Rohi City News has been taken off air in many parts of Pakistan. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) ordered the cable operators to take channel off air after the journalist Najam Sethi in his […]

Classic Pakistani play, Dhoop Kinare, to air in Saudi Arabia this June

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It was just last month when Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, announced that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are working towards increasing cultural exchange between the two countries and that Pakistani TV dramas will soon be exported to Saudi Arabia. According to recent reports, Pakistan Television has picked two classic drama serials, Dhoop Kinare and Tanhaiyaan – […]

‘My Karachi’ exhibition to begin on April 5

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The Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) will hold 16th edition of its flagship International ‘My-Karachi, Oasis of Harmony Exhibition 2019’ from April 5 to 7, 2019 at Karachi Expo Centre. The purpose of holding the three-day exhibition is to introduce and popularise ‘Made in Pakistan’ brand, dispel negative propaganda against Pakistan and show […]

Opposition MPA to submit revised forced conversion law in Sindh Assembly

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KARACHI: Over two years after the first attempt to criminalise forced conversions in Sindh, a revised draft of the law has been finalised and is expected to be tabled in the Sindh Assembly secretariat soon. The latest version of the ‘Protection of Minorities Act, 2019’ will be submitted by the Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) MPA Nand […]

Karachi Zoo prepares to welcome new guests

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KARACHI: The Karachi Zoo is set to receive its new guests – rhinoceros, hippopotamus and zebras – and the work has already been initiated on enclosures for the new guests. The approval for the enclosures has already been given by the provincial government and Metropolitan Commissioner Dr Syed Saifur Rehman has been asked to complete the […]

Protecting wildlife

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Pakistan’s lack of consideration for the welfare of wildlife, including endangered species, was spotlighted this week by the discovery that a whale measuring some 34 feet had been quietly buried by municipal workers on Tuesday afternoon after having washed ashore on the Gwadar coast. Though Pakistan is a signatory to international conventions which seek the […]

NP never compromised on freedom of press: Malik

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QUETTA  : Former Balochistan chief minister and President National Party (NP) Dr Malik Baloch said on Thursday supremacy of parliament, judiciary and independent press could get the country out of its current turmoil. He shared these views on Thursday while meeting the newly elected body of Quetta Press Club and shared felicitations with the new members. […]

PTV to start making profits by June: MD

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Television Corporation will start making profits by June, Managing Director Arshad Khan said on Thursday. In his statement, he added that the primary beneficiary of this success would be the PTV employees. The current management had inherited massive liabilities, but PTV would reverse this trend by doubling the revenue for 2018-19 over that […]

IFJ concerned over forced disappearance of journalist Matloob Hussain

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KARACHI: International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has expressed serious concern over the forced disappearance of reporter of Daily Jang Karachi Syed Matloob Hussain Mosvi. Spokesman of IFJ has demanded instant investigation and safe recovery of Matloob Hussain Mosvi. While reviewing the reports of Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) the spokesman said that there is continuous […]