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Pakistani short Rani to screen at the Kansai Queer Film Festival in Japan

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In recent years, various Pakistani short films have made it big internationally and have also won accolades at different film festivals. One such short film is Rani, which is consistently making waves on global platforms. The good news is that the short, which features transgender model and activist Kami Sid, is scheduled to screen at […]

Power infrastructure: KE drive to remove illegal TV & Internet cables begins

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K-Electric on Thursday initiated drive against unauthorised cable, TV and internet wires hanging on its electric poles throughout the city. The move comes in the wake of electrocutions of nearly 20 people in the recent two spells of monsoon rains in the city. It is relevant to mention here that Sindh Police in its report […]

KP exempts newspaper ads from 5pc tax

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to exempt newspaper advertisements from a five per cent tax levied by the Revenue Authority. According to a statement, the chief minister directed the provincial information ministry to amend the KP Newspapers, News Agencies and Book Registration Act 2013 upon a request by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper […]

Foreign, domestic tourists enjoy Uchau festival

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PESHAWAR: Several foreign and domestic tourists, who had travelled to the remote Kalash valley, enjoyed the three-day Uchau festival in the scenic Chitral district. The festival had kicked off earlier in the week on August 20 in Rambur, Bamburet, Anish, Broon Karakul and other small villages of the Kalash valley. On the first day of the […]

Lok Virsa showcases freedom movement books

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage— Lok Virsa along with the National History and Literary Heritage Division kicked off 10-day-long Independence Day celebrations of Pakistan on Thursday through an exhibition of books written by renowned writers on the freedom movement of Pakistan at Lok Virsa heritage museum. The special ceremony featured several […]