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Daily Archives: June 29, 2019

‘Climate change exacerbating natural disasters’

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KARACHI: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) chairman Lt-Gen Muhammad Afzal on Friday said that climate change was exacerbating natural disasters. Presiding over a meeting at the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Sindh, he said that full cooperation would be given to the PDMA Sindh in its efforts to cope with disasters, according to a statement. […]

Conference calls for strategy to counter misuse of cyberspace

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LAHORE: Speakers at a two-day conference on cybersecurity have said that subversion on religious, sectarian, ethnic and social issues through a soft offensive by using internet and the cyberspace needs a comprehensive counter strategy to ensure that people, especially the youth, do not fall prey to the agenda of the enemy. The conference titled ‘Peace […]

Implementation of RTI laws not ideal in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Although the citizens and journalists are exercising the Right to Information Laws in federal and provincial governments proactively but the government’s response to these information requests is very unwelcoming. Out of 2,635 information requests filed during last five years, the government responded only to 788 (almost 29 percent), data reveals. The federal as well […]

Police claim arrest of journalist’s murderer in Hyderabad

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HYDERABAD:Two weeks after the murder of journalist Ilyas Warsi in Hyderabad, the police claim to have arrested the murderer and a facilitator while also unearthing pecuniary dealings as motive of the murder. However, SSP Hyderabad Sarfaraz Nawaz Shaikh, who produced the two suspects before the media at a press conference on Friday, did not disclose […]

Veteran journalist Anil Datta passes away

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Veteran journalist Anil Datta passed away in Karachi on Friday. In his seventies, Datta breathed his last at the premises of the Karachi Press Club. He belonged to the Christian community, and was known for his impeccable skills of written and spoken English. He graduated from Government College, Lahore and later settled in Karachi to begin […]

Sharmeen Obaid launches seventh animated short film

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Karachi – SOC Films has released the seventh animated short film from the series ‘AAGAHI’ titled “Forced Marriage (Zabardasti Ki Shaadi.” Indeed, AAGAHI is a public service campaign with an aim to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan. The series was earlier nominated at The66th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the […]