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Drive against plastic bags won’t stop, vows minister

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ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul on Wednesday said the government would carry on its drive against plastic bags without succumbing to any pressure. “Nobody is above the law. The government has written a letter to all stakeholders for strict implementation of the ban on polythene bags,” she said at a news conference. The […]

Lok Virsa to hold 10-day celebrations from today

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Islamabad: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) will hold the 10-day long Independence Day celebrations from August 22 to August 31. Minister for Federal education, Professional Training, National History and Literary Heritage Shafqat Mehmood will be the chief guest at the occasion. The minister will inaugurate ten-day-long celebrations on Thursday, at […]


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An exhibition of works by Fiza Khatri, Lucas Odahara, The Many Headed Hydra, Omer Wasim and Vassilieia Stylianidou opens at the IVS gallery at 4pm. The show titled Is it possible to live outside of language? organised by the Goethe-Institut will remain open till Sept 24, daily from 11am to 7pm. A two-person show by […]

Minister asks Unicef to remove Priyanka as goodwill ambassador

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KARACHI: Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari has written to the head of the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), asking her to remove Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas as its goodwill ambassador over her pro-war comments, it emerged on Wednesday. The minister’s move came days after Ms Chopra was accosted at an event in the United […]