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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Pakistan can’t condone HR abuses in Held Kashmir: Alvi

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ISLAMABAD- President Arif Alvi has said Pakistan will never condone the blatant human rights violations in Indian Occupied Kashmir at the hands of fascist Indian regime. Talking to Ambassador-designate of Pakistan to Oman K.K. Ahsan Wagan, who called on him here on Friday, the President said that Pakistan will always stand by its Kashmiri brethren. […]


KP CM Mahmood Khan launches mobile app to help recover missing kids

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has formally launched “Mera Bacha Alert”, a mobile phone application developed to help people and relevant departments in recovery of missing children in the province. The app was launched at a ceremony at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said a handout. Advisor to CM on merged districts and spokesperson of provincial government […]


Call for preserving Pakistani arts, culture

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Islamabad: Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training and National History and Literary Heritage Shafqat Mehmood on Thursday stressed the need to highlight the importance of the arts and culture of Pakistan and preserve the country’s rich historical and cultural heritage. He was addressing a ceremony after inaugurating the ‘International Conference and Exhibition on […]


An abducted Journalist Ashiq Jatoi got bail after 17 days.

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An abducted Journalist of Sindh Tv, Ashiq Jatoi got bail on 21st Nov from First judiciary Rohri court after 17 days, and on 28th Nov chalan was registered on behalf of witness’s evidence against Chachar. Talking to PPF, Jatoi stated that on Nov 4th a group of 4 to 5 unidentified people abducted him from […]


‘Women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan’

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LAHORE -Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Wednesday laid stress on women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan. “The digital financial services in Pakistan like FINJA should support housewives and other women in Pakistan to set up small home-based industries and businesses,” said Queen Maxima while talking to small merchants during her visit to Ghalib Market […]


Women’s economic empowerment must to end poverty: Maxima

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LAHORE: Queen Maxima of the Netherlands on Wednesday laid stress on women’s economic empowerment to end poverty in Pakistan. “The digital financial services in Pakistan should support housewives and other women in Pakistan to set up small home-based industries and businesses,” said Queen Maxima while talking to small merchants during her visit to Ghalib Market, […]


Israeli ‘spyware’ invasion forces govt to discard WhatsApp

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RAWALPINDI: The federal Ministry of Information Technology has issued a confidential letter to the authorities concerned, advising them not to use WhatsApp for official correspondence since an Israeli spyware stealthily installed on the software was being used to monitor users’ activities, sensitive data and movements. “Hostile intelligence” agencies can try to gain access to sensitive […]


NA body decides to club all laws related to women, child rights

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice on Wednesday decided to club all laws related to women and children so that their interpretation and implementation can be made uniform. The committee has also decided to invite civil society to cooperate with them in this regard. Committee chair Riaz Fatyana said there are […]


Alyani affirms commitment to women’s safety

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QUETTA: The government of Balochistan is committed to ensuring safe and secure environment to women in the province. It plans to set up anti-harassment cells at division and district levels. These views were expressed by Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani during a meeting with activist and social scientist Dr Fouzia Saeed on Wednesday. […]


Logar activists in safe place: human rights group

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KABUL: The National Directorate of Security (NDS) on Wednesday handed over two civil society activists, Musa Mahmoudi and Ehsanullah Hamidi, to the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC). The two men, who reported widespread allegations of sex abuse of boys in Logar province earlier in November, were detained by the NDS last week but released […]


Randi Zuckerberg to be keynote speaker at AdAsia 2019

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Lahore Randi Zuckerberg will be delivering a keynote address at the 31st Asian Advertising Congress-AdAsia 2019. AdAsia is being held in Lahore from December 2-5, 2019. Randi Zuckerberg is an entrepreneur, investor, bestselling author, and tech media personality. She is the founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, developing technology, content, and live events all with […]


‘Media under threat from both right- and left-wingers’

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KARACHI:In the pecking order of modern threats to free media, the rise of populism, and the uninterrupted flow of misinformation are right on top. During a wide-ranging interview with the Express Tribune, German broadcast journalist, and the Director-General of Deutsche Welle (DW), Peter Limbourg cautioned freedom of speech is under sustained assault by the rise […]


Social media attacks on judges: replies sought from PTA, Pemra

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court chief justice-designate Mamoon Rashid Sheikh on Tuesday sought replies from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, Federal Investigation Agency and other government authorities on a petition seeking action against people involved in vilification of sitting judges on social media. The judge also sought assistance from the attorney general […]


Renowned Journalist Zafar Ali Khan Remembered On 63rd Death Anniversary

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The 63rd death anniversary of renowned writer, journalist Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was observed on Wednesday among all literary circles. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was not only a courageous journalist but he was also a celebrated writer, poet, translator who played an important role in Pakistan Movement. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan died on November 27, […]