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Daily Archives: July 1, 2019

Climate change effect

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Global economic powerhouses carry on with their obsession with growth, burning more fossil fuel and adding more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, which simply means a globe getting warmer by the day. While that’s no revelation, the world – the richer constituents in particular – continues to burn coal, oil and gas in huge quantities, […]

Veteran journalist Anil Datta laid to rest

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Karachi: As the funeral service for The News International senior staffer Anil Datta, fondly called Datta sahib, ended at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Saddar on a calm and cloudy Sunday evening, a couple, apparently in their 50s, sitting on the benches at one entrance of the Gora Qabristan was already waiting for the procession […]

SOC Films release seventh short, Forced Marriage, from Aagahi series

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Last year, SOC Films helmed by Oscar winning documentary filmmaker and journalist Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, launched a public service campaign, titled Aagahi, to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan. After launching six animated shorts as part of the initiative, SOC films has released the seventh part, titled Forced Marriage – Zabardasti Ki Shaadi. The […]

Social Media an effective tool to promote tourism

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Islamabad – With fast changing modes of communications and publicity, nowadays social media has become an effective tool for tour operators to attract maximum number of both local and foreign tourists for scenic destinations located in different parts of the country especially northern areas. The dream of the present government to make Pakistan a tourism brand internationally […]

Punjab IGP’s new media policy stirs outrage

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Lahore: Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Arif Nawaz Khan has issued a new media policy through which certain restrictions have been imposed on media interaction. The policy has been met with outrage from stakeholders who have termed it as a form of censorship and an attack on freedom of information. A circular issued by […]

PPF condemns attack on cameraman in Ghana

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on David Ankomah, cameraman of Accra-based Joy News by the soldiers on June 23, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned the violence against journalist working in the line of duty […]