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Media literacy skills must to check extremism: experts

ISLAMABAD: Speakers stressed the need to equip citizens with media and information literacy skills to eliminate extremism and hate speech. The two-day national conference on ‘Media and Information Literacy for Prevention of Violent Extremism’ was organised by Unesco Information for All Programme (IFAP) in collaboration with Media Matters for Democracy, said a press release. Speaking […]


Napa’s children festival from 21st

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KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) is organising a festival of theatre for children titled Bachpan Ke Rung from Sept 21 to Oct 13. This was announced by Zain Ahmed, artistic director of the academy’s Repertory Theatre, at a press conference on Tuesday. Mr Ahmed said the stories of the plays which will […]


Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

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PARIS: Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth’s surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those used in current UN projections, scientists said Tuesday. By 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels if carbon emissions continue […]