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COPHC to plant one million trees in Gwadar

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ISLAMABAD: China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) will plant one million trees in Gwadar as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s environmental campaign that envisions the planting of 10 Billion saplings across the country. These views were expressed by the COPHC Chairman Zhang Baozhong in a meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change […]

Comprehensive plan being made for cleanliness in Karachi: adviser

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A new cleanliness plan for Karachi is being developed by the Sindh government which will eventually make the city a beautiful and livable place. This was said on Wednesday by Barrister Murtaza Wahab, the spokesperson for the Sindh government and adviser to the chief minister on law, environment and coastal development. He said the cleanliness […]

Hospital waste continues to wash ashore on Clifton beach

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Hazardous medical waste, including used syringes and test tubes containing blood and other body secretions, continued to wash ashore on the Clifton beach on Wednesday. When students from different educational institutions reached the beach during the day and tried to collect the hazardous waste, they were warned by medical experts and media persons against cleaning […]

PTA seeks meeting with Twitter over muzzled Kashmir voices

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has requested Twitter’s administration for a meeting to discuss the suspension of Pakistani handles tweeting in support of Kashmir since August 5, the day New Delhi stripped the occupied valley of its semi-autonomous status. “The PTA is already putting in efforts to engage Twitter to ensure freedom of expression […]

PTA takes up suspension of accounts over Kashmir with Twitter

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakis­tan Telecommuni­cation Authority (PTA) raised the issue of suspension of tweets and blocking of Twitter accounts apparently related to India-held Kashmir with the Twitter administration on Wednesday. The telecom sector regulator has also asked the users of the microblogging site to register their concerns about the suspension of their tweets or blocking of […]

Lahore Museum holds first-ever Sikh exhibition

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LAHORE: The first-ever Sikh exhibition organised at the Lahore Museum shows that Pakistan cares about the safety of the rights of minorities. This was stated by Lahore Museum Director Tariq Mahmood as she spoke at the inauguration of the exhibition at the Lahore Museum on Tuesday. The show was organised in connection with the birth […]

Art and divinity

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KARACHI: Playwright Wil­liam Shakespeare strongly believed in divinity. A number of examples can be quoted to support this claim, one of which is a line from the play Hamlet, “There’s a divinity that shapes our ends/ Rough-hew them how we will.” To make it simpler, it means, man proposes, God disposes. In the history of […]