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Daily Archives: April 20, 2019

A caveat in Pakistan’s cyber laws

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The rapid evolution of information technology is transforming our society and its institutions have created many problems such as cybercrime. It has a wide range of applications in every walk of life and has directly or indirectly affected almost all sectors of society. Nevertheless, developing countries are not acquainted with technology, these lag in progress […]

Mangrove trees to be planted on over 12,000 acres along Sindh’s coast

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The Sindh Coastal Development Authority will plant mangrove trees on further 12,500 acres on the coastline of the province to protect the environment of the coastal areas and conserve the marine ecosystem. The information to this effect was passed on Friday to participants of the 15th Governing Body’s meeting of the provincial Coastal Development Authority […]

2 terrorists linked with Pearl killing arrested

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MANSEHRA  –   Two Pakistan Taliban terrorists have been arrested for their involvement in the kidnapping and killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl and several terror-related activities in the country, officials said on Friday. The Counter-Terrorism Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mansehra district said they are the most dreaded terrorists of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Daniel Pearl, […]

PPF condemns law suit against radio talk show host

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the law suit against radio talk show host, Henry Costa. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali, has condemned the action taken against the journalist and Roots FM and urged the concerned authorities to immediately look into this matter […]

TED2019: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy talks about how film can change minds

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Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy was one of the speakers at the TED2019 conference that was held from April 15 to 19, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. The theme for this year’s TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, was ‘Bigger than Us’ and offered a new set of thought-provoking talks under the […]

National music, textile festivals kick off in capital

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Islamabad: Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Shafqat Jalil has stressed on the need for effective measures to promote arts in the country. Cultural fairs, national musical festivals and programmes aimed at skilled artists reflect our rich cultural heritage. The federal secretary expressed these thoughts while addressing the opening ceremony of the six-day National Music Festival […]