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Daily Archives: July 13, 2019

Billion tree tsunami, BRT two mega projects of KP: Yusafzai

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PESHAWAR    –   Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousufzai has said that billion tree tsunami and BRT are two mega projects of the province. The total cost of BRT is Rs29 billion while Lahore’s BRT is much expensive although that was built years ago. If there is an evidence of corruption against any of our ministers, opposition must go […]

BCL wins 16th Annual Environment Excellence Award

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Bestway Cement Limited (BCL), Pakistan’s Largest Cement Manufacturer, has once again been accredited and valued for its vision and effective implementation of environment friendly policies at all of its four plants in Hattar, Farooqia, Chakwal and Kallar Kahar; at the 16th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2019 organised by National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) […]

KP govt, opposition at loggerheads over afforestation project probe body

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PESHAWAR: The treasury and opposition parties in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have locked horns over the constitution of a special committee to probe the alleged corruption and anomalies in the multibillion rupees afforestation project in the province. Speaking on a point of order on Friday, opposition leader Akram Khan Durrani drew the attention of Speaker […]

Judge video scandal: Arshad Malik says he was blackmailed through his immoral video

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ISLAMABAD: The accountability court judge Arshad Malik has submitted an affidavit to the Islamabad High Court in which he has explained in detail about the whole video controversy. Arshad Malik in his affidavit submitted that during the hearing of reference against Sharif family, the PML-N leaders tried to bribe him and threatened him with dire […]

As police probe TV anchor’s murder, multi-million rupee scam surfaces

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KARACHI: The investigation team, probing the circumstances behind the brutal murder of TV anchorperson Mureed Abbas and his associate in Defence Housing Authority (DHA), have recorded the statement of Umar Rehan, the main eye-witness in the incident. Separately, police have also arrested the driver of the accused, Atif Zaman. They have yet to decide, however, […]

Napa’s theatre festival kicks off with Lights Out

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KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts’ (Napa) theatre festival ‘Jashn Sahwan Ka — a Festival of Contemporary Theatre’ kicked off on Thursday evening with Fawad Khan’s play Lights Out. The drama is an adaptation of a play written by Indian playwright Manjula Padmanabhan in 1984 but still seems relevant to the Pakistani audience. The […]

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy releases part three of Shattering the Silence

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After releasing two out of four parts of Shattering The Silence series, SOC Films, which is spearheaded by two-time Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, recently launched the third animated short from the series. Shattering the Silence is a public awareness campaign that aims to create meaningful dialogue around issues of child abuse. According to […]