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Daily Archives: August 6, 2019

Baaji wins big at the 7th Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival

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Last week we reported that Saqib Malik’s big screen directorial debut, Baaji would have a special screening at the recently concluded 7th Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (MISAFF) in Mississauga, Canada. The great news is that the film that was in competition and up for awards at the festival not only screened to a […]

Social Media and its influence

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With the advancement of technology and induction of the fastest internet connections, the influence of social media has increased manifold. It has also helped in shaping public perceptions. That is why different lobbies heavily invest in building social media teams for the promotion of their agendas. As the social media has become inevitable part of […]

UN praises billion trees programme

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Islamabad: United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw has admired Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam for successfully planting a billion trees in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP). He expressed these views at Kabuqi Desert Forum held in China last month Terming the success story of KP fantastic, Thiaw […]

Govt working on alternatives to plastic bags, Senate body told

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ISLAMABAD: The number of shopping bags produced in Pakistan has increased from 10 million in 199 to 55 billion in 2018, the Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change was told on Monday. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam also told senators that the use of plastic bags is a serious […]

Sindh sales tax on newspaper ads withdrawn

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Karachi: The Sindh cabinet, which met here late last week under Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, decided to withdraw the three per cent Sindh Sales Tax (SST) levied by the provincial bureau of revenue on advertisements in newspapers and periodicals, as well as their web editions. The decision was taken after a delegation of […]

Relatives of murdered anchor, friend protest outside press club

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KARACHI: Family members and friends of murdered anchorperson Mureed Abbas and his friend Khizar Hayat on Monday held a demonstration outside Karachi Press Club, urging the authorities to provide justice and security to the heirs as they were allegedly being threatened. Mureed and Khizar were shot dead allegedly by Atif Zaman over an apparent monetary […]