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Daily Archives: October 22, 2019

Minister urges media to avoid reporting on lawyers’ misconduct

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LAHORE: Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem on Monday said the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) considered the legal fraternity a great asset of the country and had been accommodating it like never before. Speaking at a gathering of lawyers at Lahore Bar Association (LBA), the minister, who belonged to Sindh, said the people of Lahore and lawyers […]


Atif Aslam honoured with own Dubai star

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LAHORE-Emaar, the developing group that has been responsible for much of Downtown Dubai, has added a star for Pakistani singer Atif Aslam at the Dubai “Walk of Fame”. Aslam was awarded for being the ‘Best Singer in Pakistan’ and the star shared the moment on his Instagram along with pictures of the engraved honour. Emulating the Hollywood Walk […]


62nd Children’s Literature Festival to be held tomorrow

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Islamabad:The two-day 62nd Children’s Literature Festival (CLF), a flagship program of civil society organization Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), will be held on October 23 and 24 at Lok Virsa, Islamabad. The event will be open to all from 9 am to 4 pm on both the days. At least 70 sessions have been planned for CLF Islamabad […]


‘Media reports surge in inflation but does not tell causes behind it’

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ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Finance has said that the government’s macroeconomic adjustment and demand management policies for stabilisation have started making an impact as visible in the moderate growth of 3.3 % in the FY2019. While The Finance Division pointed out that the media reports while referring to surge in inflation but did not take into […]


Jami tweets about being sexually assaulted

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Director, cinematographer and storyteller, Jamshed Mehmood Raza, colloquially known as ‘Jami’, took to twitter earlier this week and wrote about why he is supporting the #MeToo movement. In a long thread on Twitter, Jami stated, “Why I’m strongly supporting the #MeToo because I know exactly how it happens now, inside a room then outside courts […]


Police officials thrash 24 News cameraman

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ISLAMABAD — Freedom Network has called for action against police officials involved in violence against a 24 News Television cameraperson in Sukkur. In a video clip shared on Twitter, several police officers are seen hurling punches at Amin Buksh Ali, pushing and slapping him repeatedly. The network did not mention what prompted the violence against […]


Cyril Almeida parts ways with Dawn

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ISLAMABAD —  Abbas Nasir, a former editor of Dawn, revealed in his column on Sunday that Cyril Almeida had parted ways with the paper. “I feel burdened with sadness but wish him the best as he explores new, exciting frontiers,” he wrote. In September Almeida had made a comeback to the editorial pages of Dawn, after almost […]