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FAO, Sindh government discuss climate-resilient agriculture & water management project

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The FAO representative in Pakistan Mina Dowlatchahi on Tuesday called on chairperson Planning and Development Board Sindh Naheed Durrani to discuss final steps to operationalise the recently approved climate-resilient agriculture and water management project in Umerkot, Badin, and Shanghar districts of the province. The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has provided FAO with a grant of […]

SC seeks Port Qasim response over environmental pollution

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KARACHI:The Supreme Court (SC) sought a response from the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) chairperson in two weeks over a contempt of court plea against him regarding environmental pollution caused by unsafe management of coal. A two-member bench comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah was hearing the contempt of court plea at the […]

CM promises probe into forest fires

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PESHAWAR: The provincial government has set up a committee to probe incidents of forest fires in the province which had wiped out around a million trees. This was disclosed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa K-P) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Tuesday as he formally inaugurated the Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign in the province by planting a Chinar Tree (Platanus […]

Prone to natural disasters, K-P prepares contingency plan

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PESHAWAR: With at least 10 people killed over the past week in torrential rains and glacial lake outburst flood, the provincial government has conducted a detailed study on climatic changes in the province and preparing contingency plans to avert human and material losses. The study, conducted by the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) and presented to […]

The deadly side of social media

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LAHORE: The advantages of social media may be taken for granted, given how indispensable certain platforms have become, but what is often overlooked is the risk such technologies bring with the benefits. As helpful as they are to the average individual, social media platforms have also provided criminal elements convenient tools to lure potential victims. Take […]

Cyber Crimes Court grants video leaks suspect interim bail

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ISLAMABAD: The Cyber Crimes Court of Islamabad on Tuesday granted interim bail to a suspected in the video leak case involving former accountability judge Mohammad Arshad Malik. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) had extended Mr Janjua’s interim bail until today (Wednesday), with directions to seek relief from the trial court. In his petition, Mr Janjua […]

Alhamra Theatre Festival begins

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LAHORE: The week-long Alhamra Theater Festival kicked off at the Alhamra Art Center, The Mall on Tuesday with the inaugural play ‘Permasher Singh’ by Maas Foundation. Despite heavy rain a good number of theatre fanciers came to attend the 21st festival organised by the Lahore Arts Council. The festival will feature six plays by different […]

Newspaper holidays on Eid

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspaper Society has announced two closed holidays on account of Eid–ul-Azha on Sunday (August 11) and Monday (August 12) 2019. Sarmad Ali , Secretary General , APNS has announced that in consultation with the All Pakistan Akhbar Faroash Federation, it has been decided that member publications will not bring their issues […]

Facebook unfolds tips to combat online harassment

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Facebook aimed at educating its users through providing effective tips to control online harassment with the self-regulated techniques and easy monitoring of the content. If someone is making you feel bad or if being online is making you feel sad or stressed out, it is important to tell someone close to you. They will help […]