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Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Man arrested for cyber-crime in Peshawar

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a man for sharing private pictures of a woman and her family on the social media and lodged a case on Wednesday. An official said that the FIA team arrested one Nisar Ali, a resident of Sufaid Dheri, in a raid for posting private pictures of a […]

Pollution threat to Karachi coast: Minister

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ISLAMABAD – Environmental pollution around the coastal area of Karachi is a serious threat to the area’s biodiversity. This was stated by Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi while briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs here on Wednesday. He said that 5.5 million tonnes of sewage containing inorganic and organic […]

Role of media in 21st century

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The contemporary world of globalisation witnessed both positive and negative roles of media. However despite some lacunas, it is an essential tool of information, entertainment and above all the current knowledge. It is rightly said that media is the mirror of a society. Its shows the real face of society. Doubtlessly, media has played a […]

Pakistan’s internet capacity to be increased by 96 Tb/s with new submarine cable system

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A landing party agreement signed between Cybernet Pakistan and PEACE Cable International Network Company Ltd is set to increase Pakistan’s internet infrastructure capacity by 96 terrabits per second with the country’s first carrier-neutral, open-access submarine cable system. Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Company Ltd and Cyber Internet Services Pvt Ltd […]

Body on Billion Tree Tsunami Programme raises objections

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PESHAWAR: The parliamentary committee appointed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly to enquire into the alleged corruption and irregularities in Billion Tree Tsunami Programme has raised objections on the process for the programme, funds, distribution of samplings and selection of land for plantation. The committee decided to visit the sites of the programme, including Bannu and Dera Ismail […]

Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’, Mohsin Hamid’s ‘Exit West’ shortlisted for international award

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British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie has managed to garner numerous fans courtesy her flair for writing. Her book Home Fire was loved by many around the world and went on to win various accolades, the most notable being the women’s prize for fiction in the UK. Shamsie has now announced that Home Fire has led her to be shortlisted for […]

Journalist’s bail extended by one week

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KARACHI: A district court on Wednesday extended by one week an interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Ali Shah Jillani in a case pertaining to cyber terrorism, electronic forgery and giving defamatory remarks about institutions of the state. The Federal Investigation Agency had booked Mr Jillani in a case registered under Sections 500 (punishment for […]