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Ajoka Theatre celebrates peace through ‘Bulha and Banda’

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LAHORE: Ajoka theater highlighted the message of peace and interfaith harmony through performance of acclaimed play Bulha and Banda at Aiwan-e-Iqbal complex on Saturday. The performance was part of the National Minority day program titled Minorities Rights beyond Promises and Assurances arranged by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and People’s Commission for Minority Rights (PCMR), stated a press release. […]

CM Mahmood seeks Safe City implementation plan in 3 days

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PESHAWAR: The provincial chief minister on Tuesday gave officials three days to come up with a plan to start work on the Safe City Project in Peshawar, stressing that further delays in the project will not be tolerated. This was directed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan while chairing a high-level meeting regarding the project […]

743 newspapers and periodicals published in Sindh, PA told

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KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly was on Tuesday informed that as many as 743 newspapers and periodicals — dailies, weeklies and monthlies — were being published across the province. While furnishing a statement and replies to the lawmakers’ queries during the Question Hour session of the provincial assembly, provincial information minister Saeed Ghani said the publications […]

TV anchor murder case transferred to ATC for trial

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KARACHI: A judicial magistrate on Tuesday transferred the murder case of TV anchor Mureed Abbas and another individual to an antiterrorism court for trial. Police booked and arrested suspect Atif Zaman for allegedly killing his two business partners — Mureed Abbas and Khizar Hayat — in Khayaban-i-Bukhari, Defence, on the night of July 9. Judicial […]

PTA raises accounts suspension with Twitter

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Tuesday raised concerns with Twitter for suspending some 200 accounts of Pakistani users for posting views in support of Kashmiri people and against atrocities committed by the Indian forces in India-held Kashmir. In a statement, the PTA said this action was in violation of the policy and community standards […]