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Daily Archives: April 19, 2019

Govt striving to resolve media issues: Samsam

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LAHORE: Punjab Information and Culture Minister Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari said Thursday the government was making all-out efforts to solve the problems of the journalist community. He was chairing a departmental meeting at the office of DGPR Punjab here on Thursday. Secretary Information Momin Agha, DGPR Punjab Dr. Muhammad Aslam Dogar and others attended the […]

Define ‘reasonable curbs’, says Babar

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Secretary General Farhatullah Babar said Thursday the freedom of expression was being increasingly curbed. He was speaking said at a discussion — Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists — organised by the National Commission on Human Rights here at a local hotel on Thursday. Babar said the Article […]

UoP to host expo to highlight technology intervention in disaster reduction

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PESHAWAR: University of Peshawar will host an expo for highlighting how to use technology for reducing damage risk of disaster. The expo planned for April 25 follows a series of disasters the province has suffered in the wake of changing climatic patterns and high level of exposure of the country to natural hazards. In this regard, […]

Pakistan must learn from developed world’s climate mistakes

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The traditional capitalist development model of the western world has pushed the world into environmental chaos creating global climate change issues such as global warming and loss of biodiversity loss. Hence, there is a need for a paradigm shift, especially in the advanced capitalist economies to switch to the alternative ‘eco-socialist’ development model. This was […]

PEACE Cable, Cybernet Pakistan ink agreement

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LAHORE    –      A Cable Landing Party Agreement has been signed between PEACE Cable International Network Co., Ltd (PEACE Cable) and Cyber Internet Services Pvt Ltd (Cybernet Pakistan). This landmark agreement, signed on 16 April at Capacity North Africa in Cairo, follows a memorandum of understanding signed by both parties in 2018. Pakistan […]

The destruction of mangrove forests

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The threat of global warming is becoming clearer with every passing season. The melting of glaciers in the Himalayas and the increasingly volatile climate of Pakistan over the last decade demonstrates that serious measures need to be taken if we are to slow down the effects of global warming. A preventive, holistic approach needs to […]

Illegal Indian DTH, C-line equipment torched in Pindi

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) with the support of All Pakistan Satellite Goods Association and Rawalpindi Traders Union on Thursday torched illegal Indian DTH & C-Line Equipment at Imperial Market, Raja Bazaar, Rawalpindi. PEMRA Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig was the chief guest. Participants also chanted slogans against Indian DTH and in […]

Journo, brother injured in armed attack

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MIRPURKHAS : A local journalist and his brother were seriously injured in an attack by suspects in Baloch Para of Lalchandabad here the other day. According to police, local journalist Fahad Malik and his younger brother Abdul Wahab Malik were at their house when suspect Sarwar Awan and his two sons including Azeem Sarwar Awan […]

RSF index highlights dismal state of press freedom

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LAHORE: Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontieres or RSF) has released its world press freedom index, which shows some countries slipping from their position, while others remaining in the worst of circumstances. Norway claimed the top spot for the third consecutive year, followed by Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands. Pakistan too has slid down three places […]