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Pakistan wins World Habitat Award, says Zartaj

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ISLAMABAD  –   State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul, in a tweet on her social media account, said that she was proud of to share that Pakistan had been elected as an Executive Board Member of the first United Nations Habitat Assembly. Later, in her another tweet, she informed that it was another crowning achievement […]

RIP Idrees Bakhtiar — a gentleman and a journalist

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Idrees Bakhtiar, who died yesterday in Karachi of complications from heart disease, was a giant of Pakistani journalism, a voracious chaser of paper and destroyer of word-processor keyboards who leaves an indelible mark on his profession. Idrees Sahib, as he was known to newswomen (and men), and to at least three generations of Pakistani presidents […]

IHC maintains stay order on issuance of new TV licences

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Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday maintained its stay order till June 10 against issuance of new TV licences by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). The bench directed the chairman Pemra and board members to submit an affidavit, assuring that the rights of current licence holders’ wouldn’t be affected. The counsel of […]

SHC orders Sindh govt to clear dues of media houses

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Karachi: The Sindh High Court on Thursday directed the provincial government authorities to verify the bills of newspapers/members of the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) within 15 days and thereafter immediately pay the dues lying outstanding against the government advertisements. A two-judge SHC bench, comprising Justices Mohammad Ali Mazhar and Agha Faisal, further directed […]