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Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

Taliban kidnap six journalists

Taliban kidnapped six Afghan journalists working for private and government media organisations in eastern Paktia province, government officials and Taliban said on Saturday. The reporters, working for radio and TV news companies that broadcast news in the Pashto and Dari languages, were abducted while travelling together from neighbouring Paktika province to Paktia to attend a […]

AFP joins BBC initiative to fight misinformation

A dozen international media organisations, including AFP, have signed up to a new initiative launched by the BBC to fight misinformation. AFP said in a statement on Saturday it has joined the BBC initiative, alongside organisations such as the European Broadcasting Union, the Financial Times, First Draft, The Hindu, the Wall Street Journal, CBC/Radio Canada, […]

Pakistani film ‘Darling’ wins award at Venice Film Festival

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VENICE: Pakistani short film ‘Darling’ has won an award at the Venice Film Festival. Directed by Saim Sadiq ‘Darling’ was selected as the Best Short Film, international media reported. ‘Darling’ premiered at the Venice International Film Festival in its new Orizzonti section, making it Pakistan’s first short movie that enthralled the oldest movie gala’s audience. […]

Sindh govt-KMC row hampers fumigation drive in Karachi

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KARACHI: As Karachi continues to suffer the miseries left by recent rains, the Sindh government and the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) seem unwilling to bail citizens out of this impasse on one pretext or other. With swarms of mosquitos and flies growing all over the city in the aftermath the monsoon rains, the Karachi Metropolitan […]