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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Call for more pine trees to combat climate change hazards

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ISLAMABAD   –  The mind-blowing panoramic view of Islamabad from Damani-Koh makes manifestation of the fact that it is one of the most beautiful cities of the world located right at the bottom of majestic Margalla Hills. The houses in posh areas can be spotted in dense forest with straight line of wide-roads along pine trees, […]


ATC summons petitioner in next hearing of media houses attack cases

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KARACHI: A special anti-terrorism court directed the petitioner and the witness on Saturday to appear before the court in the next hearing of the two cases pertaining to raising anti-state slogans, vandalism, terrorism and attack on media houses. Dr Farooq Sattar, Amir Khan, Shahid Pasha, Kunwar Naveed and other accused appeared before the court. The investigation […]


Govt working on climate-smart agriculture

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ISLAMABAD:The Assistant to Prime Minister On Climate Change Amin Aslam said that climate-smart agricultural policy would soon be presented in the cabinet for approval. While meeting a delegation of Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) , he said that agricultural methods needed to be revised with rising temperatures and changing climate. […]


Include women in our climate change fight

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There is no denying that climate change is affecting everyone on the planet- disproportionately, but everyone, either directly or indirectly. Unfortunately, marginalized communities, particularly women, endure the worst of the impacts. Even in today’s modernized world, gender inequalities exist almost everywhere around the world. Pakistan is no exception to this global norm; the Global Gender […]


Petition against use of plastic bags heard

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Lahore   (PR)   The Petition on Plastic Pollution titled Syed Shahmeer Raza etc vs Federation of Pakistan etc.’ was taken up by a bench of Lahore High court. The bench was comprised of Justice Sayyed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi, Justice Muhammad Masood Jahangir and Justice Jawad Hassan. Advocate General and Chief Secretary Punjab made appearance on […]


Dire need for accurate environmental reporting: Sial

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Lahore: Environmental lawyer Sardar Aasif Ali Sial has said Pakistan is facing serious climate concerns which are getting worse by the day, especially in the backdrop of an ever-growing population. These views were expressed by the eminent environmental lawyer as he spoke at a capacity-building workshop arranged by the Environmental Journalists Association of Pakistan (EJAP), in […]


Dell Technologies accelerates digital transformation in Pakistan

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At Dell Technologies Symposium 2019, Dell Technologies unveiled its new modern workforce and infrastructure solutions transforming the IT landscape – from the edge to the core to the cloud. The latest technologies are poised to deliver the foundation customers need to process, transport, store, protect and consume data – wherever it lives. At the event, […]


Pakistan Press Foundation PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships For Pakistani Journalists

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Call for Applications Closing Date: July 2, 2019 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 5th batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships. The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to facilitate Pakistani journalists to produce investigative report that meet the professional, ethical and legal standards. PPF will provide […]


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پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن پی پی ایف کی جانب سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں آخری تاریخ 02 جولائی، 2019 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے پانچویں بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس  کے لئے […]


Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s Aagahi bags nomination at Cannes Lions

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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is known for creating socially relevant content with the purpose of raising awareness among the public, particularly women and children. One of her recent efforts is an awareness series called Aagahi, a public service campaign that was released with the aim to educate women on their legal rights in Pakistan. The good news, […]


‘Saaki-e-Bawafa’ wins award at Asia Peace Film Festival 2018

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‘Saaki-e-Bawafa’, a single by Saakin, the breakout band of 2018 from Islamabad, is a wonder the band has created. And it is going places as filmmakers in some parts of the world have recognized. To that end, the music video of Saaki-e-Bawafa’ has won the award for Best Music Video at the Asian Peace Film […]


Pashteen says campaign on social media begun to malign them

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Islamabad: After an attack and subsequent clash between troops and activists at a security post in northern Pakistan, organisers of a rights movement say a campaign of intimidation against them has intensified, with many top leaders detained. The military denies a crackdown against the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM), but says it is acting against lawbreakers. […]


Media and development

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What has gone wrong with our economy? This is the most frequently asked question in Pakistan these days – particularly on TV talk shows. On a private TV channel last week, I was asked a hilarious question on the economic crisis and the anchorperson expected me to give a sensational answer. The question was not […]


PPF condemns manhandling of journalists in Monrovia, Liberia

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the arrest of sports editor of the Inquirer newspaper, Cassell Webster on June 10. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned the manhandling of journalists by law enforcement agencies and football association and call […]