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Indus Blues bags Best Documentary Feature award at MTIFF 2019

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Filmmaker Jawad Sharif’s documentary film, Indus Blues, has been making waves for quite some time now and is still on a roll. The 76-minute long documentary has recently won the Best Documentary Feature award at Mind the Indie Film Festival 2019 (MTIFF) in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Jawad Sharif took to social media and shared good news. […]

Ahad Raza Mir bags nomination for Hamlet at Betty Mitchell Awards

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Ahad Raza Mir has been on the rise since he made his debut in Pakistan’s entertainment industry a couple of years ago. From Sammi to Yakeen Ka Safar to his big screen debut, Parwaaz Hai Junoon, followed by ongoing period drama Aangan, the Canadian-Pakistani actor has won many hearts – not only in Pakistan but […]

135,000 per year deaths due to air pollution

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ISLAMABAD  –    Former Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator and Water Environment Forum Nisar A Memon has said that “It is a challenge to our political leadership to address: estimated 135,000 deaths per year attributed to ambient air pollution – the leading cause of sickness and deaths in Pakistan.” The ambient pollution namely smog a public […]

Karachi needs desalination plant: Alvi

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President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday said that a desalination plant with the capacity to treat 1100 to 1400 million gallons of water per day was a viable option to meet the challenge of water scarcity in Karachi. He said to turn the arrangement all the more feasible an efficient tariff mechanism would be further […]

Survey shows internet users distrust social media platforms

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ISLAMABAD: In a new survey of internet users around the globe, social media companies emerged as the leading source of user distrust in the internet — surpassed only by cyber criminals — with 75 per cent of those surveyed who distrust the internet citing Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms as contributing to their […]