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Daily Archives: April 9, 2019

‘Pinky Memsaab’ wins best picture at UK Asian Film Festival

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LAHORE-Pakistani film Pinky Memsaab has won big at the recent UK Asian Film Festival. At the 10-day event, the movie bagged Best Picture (Audience Choice) award. The Hajra Yamin – starrer made their way to the British Asian Film Festival, which also marked their world premiere. The cast and crew attended the premiere, including director […]


PAAPAM to organise auto show on April 12

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Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) is going to organize Pakistan Auto Show (PAPS), 2019 from April 12 to 14 at Expo Center, Karachi with the largest ever participation of international exhibitors. As many as 107 foreign exhibitors from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Holland and others are participating in the event, which is […]


PTI lays foundation of transparent Pakistan: Buzdar

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Terming indiscriminate accountability of the corrupt elements necessary for national development, the Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Monday said the PTI government has laid the foundation for a transparent Pakistan. “Under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan, corruption has declined while the ratio of transparency has increased in the country,” he said, […]


PM launches Ehsaas programme for poor

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday released his policy statement on Ehsaas programme, envisaging four focus areas and 115 policy actions, including pro-poor goals and measurable indicators for every ministry. The Prime Minister tweeted about the issuance of his statement of the programme and said, “I am pleased to release my policy statement on Ehsaas, […]


Dry spell continues in country

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LAHORE: Officials said continental air was prevailing over most parts of the country. They said a fresh westerly wave was likely to affect western & upper parts of the country tomorrow. They predicted mainly hot and dry weather was expected in most parts of the country, while very hot in South Punjab and Sindh. However, […]


CM orders removal of garbage, showroom cars from roads

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Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Monday paid a surprise visit to various areas of District East and District South and expressed his annoyance at vehicles of car showrooms being parked on the roads and the presence of heaps of garbage on the roads. The CM directed the relevant authorities to clear the […]


Afraid of societal stigma, victims and their families often hush up cases of revenge porn, online harrassment

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Karachi: With a chador wrapped around her head and face, a scared and jittery young woman sat in the waiting area of the Federal Investigation Agency’s Cybercrime Circle in Karachi. Next to her was an elderly woman, like a deer caught in the headlights, waiting to speak to an investigation officer. Every now and then, the […]


G-B Cultural Show lives up to its hype

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ISLAMABAD: Monday’s Gilgit-Baltistan Cultural Show lived up to its hype as a large number of people were seen dancing to the tunes of folk songs and music. Musicians, singers and artists mesmerised the audience with their remarkable songs and performances. The show was jointly organised by the Gilgit-Baltistan Journalist Forum and National Press Club Islamabad. G-B […]


FIA received 30,000 cybercrime complaints in 30 months

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has received almost 30,000 complaints of alleged cybercrimes from citizens in the last 30 months, but says it does not know how many of these complaints have been investigated or addressed overall. Speaking before the National Assembly Standing Committee on IT and Telecommunication on Monday, FIA Cyber Crime Wing […]


Literary Notes: Urdu novel’s historic comeback in 21st century

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IRFAN Javed is a voracious reader and a writer, too. He writes fiction, pen-sketches and, perhaps for a change, criticism. A few years ago he wrote a piece in a newspaper on new arrivals and, citing many new Urdu novels, concluded that Urdu novel was staging a revival. Though I was already convinced, publication of […]


Experts call for extensive review of textbooks

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KARACHI: “The Shariat Act says that you are not to enforce Islamic teaching on non-Muslims, but here you have syllabi which teach Islam to non-Muslims. Our courses really require an extensive review,” said retired Justice Majida Rizvi at the education conference on ‘Right to education without discrimination’ organised by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) […]