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Leopards at Margalla Hills healthy for ecological system, not risk

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Islamabad : Presence of leopards in the Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP) is healthy for ecological system and not a serious risk to human well-being. Islamabad Wildlife Management Board (IWMB) Assistant Director, Sakhawat Ali told this agency that a research conducted by the Quaid-i-Azam University revealed these findings, which was conducted in the aftermath of […]

Of a newspaper and trains

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When I first started writing my Sunday piece, I did so because of a treasure trove of experiences, while travelling through the length and breadth of my homeland and abroad. My love of writing was inspired by three people – the Noble Laureate Rudyard Kipling, whose works have the place of honour in my personal […]

Local court dismisses case of cyber terrorism against Pakistani journalist due to lack of evidence

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Citing lack of evidence, the Session Court in Karachi has dismissed the case of cyber terrorism against journalist Shahzeb Jilani who was charged defamatory remarks against security and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan. During the hearing on May 18, the court has declared that the First Information Report (FIR) against Jilani is non maintainable and […]

Pakistani short Dia screened at International Film Festival of South Asia, Toronto

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Filmmaker and theatre practitioner Hamza Bangash’s short film, Dia, which had its world premiere at the 71st Locarno Film Festival in August 2018, has another feather in its cap. The Pakistani short was recently screened at the 8th edition of International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA), Toronto. The festival, which kick started on May […]

Wild boars population increases in Galliyat

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PESHAWAR  –   Wild boar, a species usually found in the sub-tropical regions of the country, has now started showing its presence in the temperate hilly terrains of Galliyat, surprising the environmentalists and locals as well. During the last one decade, wild boars have started appearing in Galliyat, upper areas of Margalla hills, Kashmir region and […]

Nine cinema halls demolished in Sialkot

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SIALKOT – As many as nine popular cinema halls have been demolished in various parts of Sialkot City during the last few years due to prolonged financial crisis, lowering number of cine-goers, and unbearable burden of taxation by the government. The cinemas in Sialkot City whose buildings have been demolished by their owners to avert […]