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CONFERENCE Sixth annual conference on ‘Pak Association for Dental Research 2019’, organised by the Dow University of Health Sciences at Arag auditorium, Dow Medical College, at 11am. BOOK LAUNCH Launching ceremony of Pakistan Main Sahafat Ki Mutabadil Tareekh, a book by Dr Tauseef Ahmed Khan at the Karachi Press Club at 5pm. Source: Dawn

Homage paid to journalist

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The 16th death anniversary of Shaheed Ameer Bakhsh Brohi, a journalist of Shikarpur who was gunned down by unknown armed assailants, was marked on Thursday. The local journalists paid tribute to Brohi and asked the government of Sindh to provide financial assistants to bereaved family of Shaheed Brohi. They have also demanded the higher authorities […]

Kashmiri journalists protest India’s media gag

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NEW DELHI-Dozens of journalists in Indian Occupied Kashmir held a sit-in protest Thursday against an ongoing communication blackout in the region, describing the blockade of the internet and mobile phones as a government-imposed gag. The journalists, holding placards and wearing black bands, said the Indian government was muzzling the press in the region and demanded […]

Media bodies join hands to reject tribunals

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ISLAMABAD: A joint meeting of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society, Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors, Pakistan Broad­casters Association and Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (Burna, Dastoor and Workers) has unanimously rejected the government’s decision to set up special media tribunals. The meeting, held in Islamabad, was attended by heads of all media organisations. They expressed […]

SC to constitute special bench for protection of minority rights

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday decided to constitute a special bench for the implementation of its 2014 judgement on the protection of minority rights and promotion of a culture of religious and social tolerance. Subsequently, a three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial, referred the matter to Chief Justice Asif Saeed […]

Easing collections: Punjab to launch ePay mobile app

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LAHORE: The Punjab government is set to launch ePay, a mobile application, on Friday for all business-to-government (B2G) and public-to-government (P2G) payments in order to facilitate the public and improve country’s revenue collection through easy payment solution. The application has been jointly developed by the Punjab Finance Department and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), said […]

HR violations in Pakistan under-reported, says Rehman

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KARACHI: “Human rights violations in Pakistan are always greater in number than what has been reported,” said veteran journalist and human rights activist I.A. Rehman. He was delivering a lecture during a seminar on ‘The State of Human Rights in Pakistan’ as part of the Sheikh Mutahir Ahmed Memorial Lecture Series organised by the Department […]