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Genres, outer forms and modern Urdu poem

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ABOUT two decades ago, this writer came across an elderly English couple at a hotel in Swat. We seemed to have already struck up a friendship and sat down to have a conversation over dinner the next evening. They had been teaching at a Bahawalpur school for a brief period and had decided to visit […]

Twin city residents show their green thumbs

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RAWALPINDI: The ‘Plant for Pakistan Day’ afforestation campaign kicked off with fanfare in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi on Sunday with thousands of trees being planted across the two cities. In Islamabad, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Dr Zafar Mirza planted a sapling at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (Pims). […]

30,000 saplings planted across Faisalabad

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Plant for Pakistan Day was observed throughout Faisalabad division with new zeal and passion and more than 30 thousands plants were planted by govt departments and private institution in one day. The theme of “Plant for Pakistan Day” was “One person – two Tree” and officers of divisional/district administrations and other departments planted two tree […]

NHA starts tree plantation along highways

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ISLAMABAD – The National Highway Authority (NHA) has marked August 18 as “Plant for Pakistan Day” and arranged multiple plantation events across the country. As per the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan and on the special directives of Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Murad Saeed, NHA observed August 18, as “Plant for […]

CM Punjab inaugurates monsoon tree plantation campaign

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the monsoon tree plantation campaign in Khudpur, Manga Mandi. Every person should plant two saplings on the occasion of ‘Plant for Pakistan Day,’ he said. The chief minister, while addressing the inaugural ceremony of the campaign, announced to name the place allocated for tree plantation after Kashmir Park. […]

Pakistan outsmarts India on social media

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ISLAMABAD – The use of social media , smart diplomatic initiatives by the government of Pakistan and protest demonstrations both by government and opposition parties on Kashmir has considerably nullified the Indian propaganda on the issue. Kashmir, being the longstanding conflict in South Asia, has recently attracted world’s attention, particularly after the successful conclusion of a special […]

Punjab CM opens tree plantation campaign

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Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar inaugurated the monsoon plantation campaign 2019 with the slogan that ‘every person should plant two saplings’ on the occasion of ‘Plant for Pakistan Day’ at Khudpur, Manga Mandi. Minister of State for Climate Change Zartaj Gull, Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Ameen Aslam, Federal Parliamentary Secretary […]

Accounts’ suspension taken up with Twitter, Facebook

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistani authorities have taken up with Twitter and Facebook the suspension of Pakistani social media accounts posting in support of Kashmir. Director General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, through his personal Twitter account on Sunday, said that Pakistani authorities had taken up with Twitter and Facebook the alleged suspension […]