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Daily Archives: July 24, 2019

Human rights ministry holds training workshop

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Karachi   –    Ministry of Human Rights, Social Organization ‘Handicap International’ and Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Sindh have organised a workshop for training of officers of relevant departments. In this Workshop experts such as Shahzad Ahmed Khan, Director Ministry of Human Rights Islamabad, Iqbal Pasha Shaikh, Regional Director Ministry of Human Rights , […]


Imported plants: pretty but dangerous

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LAHORE: Restrictions on the illegal import, sale, and purchase of foreign plants has caused the prices of existing stocks at nurseries to increase manifold. This is despite the fact that some of the plants can cause health issues for people and are also harmful to local flora and fauna. One can see different species of plants […]


K-P’s entrepreneurs on top of their games

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PESHAWAR: Pakistan has no dearth of talent and every now and then, stories of brilliance, hard work and competitiveness keep surfacing to make the country proud. A recent example is of Fizza Majeed — a graduate of engineering from the University of Peshawar — who has recently introduced the first-ever water-saving project for the agricultural […]


Financial crisis worsens: APNS urges government to extend bailout package

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Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information has assured the APNS that the federal government is committed to freedom of press and address the problems faced by the newspaper industry. Firdous visited the APNS House and held a meeting with the APNS members wherein she was apprised on the acute […]


Time of use – more than just a Whatsapp message

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In the age of social media, rumours and misinformation spread at an alarming rate. And when the information pertains to electricity rates, a subject that almost everyone has an opinion on, this is often doubly true. Over the past few weeks, a message attributed to an anonymous person’s equally anonymous friend working at a power […]


Media students unfazed by financial crunch plaguing industry

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The financial crisis that has been plaguing the entire media industry in Pakistan is a harsh reality that everyone associated with it has been affected by in some ways, if not completely. But students who are yet to enter the so-called glamorous world of the media are either in denial of the prevalent situation or […]


PBA slams Geo’s relocation by cable operators

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned the relocation of Geo News from its original position to later numbers of channels by the media regulator Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). In a statement on Tuesday, the PBA said a complaint was lodged by its member channel Geo News, saying it had been moved on several cable […]


Firdous says federal govt committed to freedom of press

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KARACHI: Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information, has assured the APNS that the federal government is committed to the freedom of press and address the problems faced by the newspaper industry. Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan visited the APNS House and held a meeting with the APNS members wherein she […]


Reporters of television channels attacked by lawyers

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Two reporters Muhammad Tayyab of Channel 41 and Ali Raza of Channel 24 television channels and a cameraman of Channel 24 Waqas Ahmed were beaten by a group of lawyers of Supreme Bar Council including the Bar Secretary, Shahid Munir on July 23, 2019 in Faisalabad. Tayyab, Raza and Ahmed were taking interview of Muaz […]