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Daily Archives: April 13, 2019

‘Harassment is an issue of human rights, security & economics’

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KARACHI: “I am a victim of sexual harassment. When a legislator like myself, who had a part in the making of the harassment bill, can be verbally abused by the treasury benches in the assembly the way that I was, then what to say about the other women,” said MPA Nusrat Seher Abbasi. She was […]

7UP Foodies Festival

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LAHORE (PR)   Thanks to 7UP, Lahore spent three days of April 2019 in a food coma, and there were no regrets!It was none other than 7UP that brought the city together for the love of food, music and fun at the 7UP Foodies Festival. Around 120 eateries were present at the event for everyone […]

Clean water bill waits to become law

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LAHORE: The Aab-e-Pak Authority bill, despite being passed by the Punjab Assembly, has not been sent to the governor’s office for final approval so far. The bill has been pending with the office of Speaker Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi for almost a month. Governor Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar will lead the Aab-e-Pak Authority in Punjab once the […]

EPA says Rawal Dam water quality is satisfactory

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ISLAMABAD: The water quality standards of Rawal Dam have been reported to be satisfactory as contamination levels are recorded as less harmful and hazardous. ‘PAK-EPA teams have been collecting samples from Rawal Dam to ascertain pollutant levels in the water, however based on recent observations there is no serious threat posed to the water quality,’ a […]

SINDH Curbs on freedom of expression are deplorable: Tariq Khosa

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KARACHI: Former inspector general of police (IGP) and former Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director-general Tariq Khosa’s book ‘Inconvenient Truths’ was formally launched on Friday. The book was launched at a breakfast hosted by the Karachi Council on Foreign Relations (KCFR) at a local hotel. Khosa spoke about his book, which includes eye witness accounts of the […]

Widespread rains, thunderstorms forecast

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LAHORE: A westerly wave that will intensify on Sunday (tomorrow) will grip most parts of the country giving widespread rains, that may be heavy at places, thunderstorms and hailstorms from Monday to Wednesday. According to the Met department on Friday, a shallow westerly wave already affecting upper and central Pakistan is expected to intensify on […]

‘Journalism is all about trust’

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KARACHI: Good journalism matters. It’s all about trust. If everything is in order then you can lead your reader to a huge amount of information. To be a journalist is an important, responsible and complicated job. Think before you become one because it’s a privilege to have access to cases that others don’t. This was […]

Pemra chief urges cable operators to stop airing Indian channels

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KARACHI: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) chairman Mirza Saleem Baig has asked cable operators to air more Pakistani channels and told them they were not allowed to show Indian channels. Addressing a press conference on Friday, he warned the cable operators of strict action if they violated the law. The Pemra chairman further said […]