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Daily Archives: June 17, 2019

Climate change catching Pakistan unprepared

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KARACHI: The highly acclaimed South Asian Climate Outlook Forum has forecast a “weaker monsoon for Pakistan, almost like that of the last year,” stirring concerns of a further decrease in the per capita water availability. In case of India, the monsoons would be in deficit too. Based in Pune, India, SASCOF, is the World Meteorological […]

Digital blitz

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THIS is a country witnessing a fast-growing digital footprint, along with the accelerating penetration of mobile phone technology. In the two decades or so that these technologies have taken root in Pakistan (along with the rest of the world), citizens have had to learn to contend with what feels like a new form of harassment: […]

Secy info says process of outstanding dues to newspapers expedited

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Karachi: The Secretary Information, Government of Pakistan, Ms. Abida Perveen, has assured the APNS that the federal government has expedited the process of payment of outstanding dues whereas the issues of quantum of advertisements and rate increase were under active consideration of the federal government. The secretary information visited the APNS House and held a […]

PTV chairman’s appointment challenged in IHC

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ISLAMABAD-A petition challenging appointment of Arshad Khan as the PTV chairman has been filed in Islamabad High Court. A single bench of the IHC comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani will Monday (today) conduct hearing of the petition moved by petitioner Perviz Akhtar Bhatti, secretary general PTV Employees and Workers Union. The petitioner moved the court […]

Contribution of writers recognised, celebrated at literary awards

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The 8th UBL (United Bank Ltd) Literary Awards presentation ceremony was held at a local hotel on Saturday evening. The event was meant to recognise and celebrate the contribution of a host of Pakistani writers, poets and authors in the realm of literature. The function was attended by a host of luminaries in the field […]