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Police register FIR of journalist’s murder

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Hyderabad: As the Hyderabad Police remains clueless about the murderer and cause of murder of journalist Ilyas Warsi, an FIR has been lodged at Cantt Police Station nominating an unidentified suspect. The case was lodged on Sunday evening on the complaint of Warsi’s brother, Abdul Ghani. The complainant stated that when he, along with two other […]


The threat of climate change

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Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish student, has been lodging protests every Friday since August last year calling for drastic action against climate change. She mounted her environmental campaign under the slogan “Fridays for Future”. Her struggle aspired thousands of students all over the world who choose to skip their classes every week for the sake […]


‘Youngsters need to be taught critical thinking to use social media wisely’

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Speakers at a meeting of the Hamdard Shura’s Karachi chapter have urged the government, social scientists and educationists to create critical and creative thinking among the youth and grant them the right to asks questions in order to make them confident, responsible and able to draw a line between positive and negative matters on social […]


Aimal Wali says curbs on media unacceptable

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Peshawar: Awami National Party (ANP) provincial president Aimal Wali Khan has said that the censorship on the media is a violation of the Constitution and his party will resist it. Through a statement issued here on Monday, he said the censorship on television and newspapers was a violation of Article 19 of the constitution.He said […]


Media and international conflicts

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As media has taken a centre stage, all national and global stakeholders are in a fierce competition to get maximum space to send their messages across. National and multinational corporations, governments and organizations set aside special budgets to engage the media in their promotional and publicity activities. In the area of international conflicts as well, […]


Award-winning documentary film, Indus Blues, screened in Quetta

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Filmmaker Jawad Sharif’s Indus Blues, which recently won the award for Best Documentary Feature at Mind the Indie Film Festival 2019 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria an d had its Pakistan premiere in Islamabad last week, is in the news once again. Produced by the Foundation of Arts, Culture and Education (FACE), in association with Bipolar Films, […]


Process of payment of outstanding dues to be expedited, govt assures APNS

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Karachi  – Secretary Information, Ms. Abida Perveen has assured the APNS that the Federal govt 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 govt. The Secretary Information visited the APNS House and held a meeting with Sindh […]


Appointment of Arshad as PTVC chairman: IHC issues notices to secretaries, other respondents

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to secretaries of Information Ministry and Cabinet Division and other respondents in a petition challenging the appointment of Arshad Khan as chairman Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC). A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani heard the petition moved by Perviz Akhtar Bhatti, Secretary General […]


Forest dept downplays recent fires in KP forests

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Peshawar: Around 1.229 million trees were damaged causing a loss of nearly Rs26.839 million after fire broke out in all the forest subdivisions soon after Eidul Fitr raising serious questions about the Billion Tree Tsunami project. The large scale fire in all the forest regions has sparked debate on the social media and in common […]


Social media activist killed in Islamabad

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Islamabad: Social media activist and blogger Muhammad Bilal Khan was killed by unidentified assailants in Islamabad late Sunday night. Khan was stabbed in the capital’s G-9/4 area and was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. According to police, the assailants called Khan to meet them after which they attacked and subsequently killed […]


PM speaks to anchorperson over ‘slap’ by minister

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Islamabad: Prime Min­is­ter Imran Khan on Monday called anchorperson Sami Ibrahim following re­ports that Fawad Chau­dhry, federal minister for science and technology, had slapped him at a wedding function recently to express his indignation over contents of a TV programme. According to a statement released by the PM Office, the prime minister assured Mr Ibrahim […]