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Urban forests: changing cities

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Sometimes all it takes to solve complex problems is simple solutions. The same can be said of tackling the rising pollution and emission levels in the major cities of Pakistan. Planting trees as part of urban forests might be a simple yet effective solution to the problem. As rapid urbanisation takes place and developers are […]

The climate-migration nexus

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An oft ignored side of climate change is its impact on local migration. The regular environmental degradation facilitates migration from one place to another, but the rapidly changing climate has exacerbated this trend in human mobility as their vulnerabilities cross thresholds. Pakistan is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, and ranks in […]

I take representing Pakistan very seriously: Iram Parveen Bilal

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It was a patriotic moment for us all when filmmaker Iram Parveen Bilal made history last week as the first director of a feature film from the South Asia nation to be invited to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Iram gave words of support to other aspiring Pakistanis, wishing to “keep the hope alive” for […]

22 PTM workers detained in Bannu

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BANNU/WANA: At least 22 workers of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) were detained in different parts of Bannu on Monday night and sent to the Haripur central jail on Tuesday. Bannu Deputy Commissioner Attaur Rehman said that detentions had been made under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) ordinance. A reporter of […]

NA panel asked to submit report on non-payment of salaries to journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly Qasim Suri on Tuesday referred the issue of non-payment of salaries to journalists to the Standing Committee on Information with directions to submit its report within 30 days. Sanaullah Khan Mastikhel of the PTI had raised the issue and informed the house about a protest camp set up […]