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Daily Archives: September 1, 2019

Minister unveils plans to launch eco-friendly bike, rickshaws

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ISLAMABAD: The Minister for Science and Technology is planning to introduce environment-friendly motorcycles and rickshaws, which will run on rechargeable batteries, in the country. During a visit to the Pak­istan Council for Renewable Energy and Technologies on Saturday, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry rode a battery-operated motorcycle and a rickshaw. The electronic vehicles, […]


Dawn among RSF press freedom award nominees

KARACHI: The global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has issued the list of nominees for its press freedom awards ahead of its 25th anniversary. Journalists and media outlets from 12 countries have been shortlisted for three international awards. Among them are a Russian investigative journalist who has been attacked several times, a Vietnamese journalist […]


Journalist shot at, injured in Quetta

QUETTA: A local journalist working for a newspaper was shot at and critically injured on Friday, official authorities said. Jamil Ahmed, who is a sub-editor at daily Azadi, was going home after completing his shift late at night when armed men shot him several times in the Kirani road area on the outskirts of Quetta, […]


Journalists to be issued Insaf health cards

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RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has decided to issue Insaf health cards to journalists and other media workers across the country. With these cards, media personnel will be able to avail free medical treatment up to RS725,000 at any government or private hospital. The cards will only be issued to journalists registered as voters […]