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Napa’s summer theatre series to begin on 11th

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Karachi: The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) was abuzz on Thursday evening as they announced dates for a festival of contemporary theatre — four plays over four weekends beginning on July 11. Jashn Sahwan Ka, Napa’s summer theatre series, will feature a new generation of theatre actors, actresses and directors. According to Napa’s Arshad […]

CDWP clears PM tsunami tree project at Rs125b cost

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Islamabad: The government cleared on Thursday Prime Minister’s tsunami tree project at a cost of Rs125 billion in violation of a recently approved Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) that binds authorities to approve only those development schemes that are financially viable. However, the government cleared the tsunami tree scheme without conducting its cost-benefit analysis, compelling the […]

16pc raise in climate change budget: Amin

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Islamabad – Prime Minister’s Adviser on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam on Thursday said that Premier Imran Khan’s vision of Clean Green Pakistan is getting international acclaim. Addressing a press conference here, he said that 7.5 billion rupees have been allocated for 10 billion tree Tsunami programme for this year and Rs125 billion will be […]

HR ministry identifies priority areas to create awareness on child rights: Mazari

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Islamabad: Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on Thursday said the Ministry of Human Rights had identified key priority areas to create awareness on the prevention, protection and redressal of issues related to child rights. The ministry in collaboration with the European Union today launched an awareness campaign to educate people about protecting […]

Organised groups controlling social media in Pakistan

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Islamabad: A hashtag calling for the arrest of journalists briefly became the top Twitter trend in Pakistan Thursday, deepening concern over a shrinking space for dissent in the country. The hashtag #ArrestAntiPakjournalists had dropped to second place by evening, but not before it had been used or forwarded more than 28,000 times. Many users accompanied […]