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NFPA representative discusses human rights matters with Mazari

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ISLAMABAD  –    United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Pakistan, Lina M. Mousa here Monday called on the Federal Minister for Human Rights, Dr Shireen M Mazari and discussed various human rights related matters with special focus on the gender equality, women’s rights and empowerment. While assuring her full support to the Country Representative, Human […]

Pinky Memsaab screened at the 21st UKAFF Manchester

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After a screening at the Closing Reception of the 21st edition of the UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF) London, last month, along with bagging the Best Picture, Audience Choice Award 2019 at the festival, Shazia Ali Khan’s Pinky Memsaab is again making headlines for all the right reasons. Starring Hajra Yamin, Kiran Malik and Adnan […]

Punjab minister calls for tackling environmental pollution

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LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Environmental Protection Muhammad Rizwan on Monday said pollution has become a great challenge. While chairing a meeting of all district officers of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss the strategy for launching an effective campaign against environmental pollution at the EPA headquarters, he said the Punjab government was taking the pollution […]

Billion tree project implemented transparently in KP: Zartaj

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ISLAMABAD  –    Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gul on Monday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s billion tree tsunami project was implemented in transparent manner in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Addressing a news conference, she said project launched in 2014 was estimated to be completed at a cost of twenty two billion rupees. However, the provincial […]

Journalist among five held for ‘sectarian killings’ in Karachi

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KARACHI: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested five persons, including a reporter of a daily Urdu-language newspaper, for their alleged involvement in sectarian killings. DIG-East Amir Farooqi identified the held persons as Syed Matloob Hussain, a reporter of Daily Jang, Syed Imran Haider Zaidi, Waqar Raza, Mohammad Abbas and Syed Mohtasham at a press conference […]

As RTI commission is dysfunctional, complainants move court

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ISLAMABAD: In February this year, Aftab Alam, dispatched Right to Information requests to Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and three of its subordinate departments: state-run television, state-run radio and the Audit Bureau of Circulation. Right of Access to Information (RAI) Act, 2017, requires them to respond within ten working days. It hasn’t been done even […]