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Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

Governor denies rift with coalition partners

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KARACHI- Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Tuesday inaugurated a free medical camp for journalists and their families at Karachi Press Club. The governor also visited the stalls for HIV, BMD, RBS, OPD, Eye, Dental and Physiotherapy at free medical camp. Earlier, the Press Club President Imtiaz Faran and other journalists, including members of the governing […]

Lawmakers attend child rights legislative review

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ranks 151st among 181 countries in the 2019 global ranking on child rights, lagging behind many countries in South Asia. This alarming situation has driven parliamentarians, policymakers, government, international development partners and civil society organisations to join hands and address the issue. They came together at a national parliamentary consultation on child rights […]

Journalist found dead in his car in Rawalpindi

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RAWALPINDI: The decomposed body of a 60-year-old journalist was recovered from his car abandoned in the parking lot of Holy Family Hospital (HFH) on Tuesday. Police said the silver car had been parked on the hospital premises for several days but no one from the security staff and others noticed that a man was lying […]

Requests for suspension of accounts based on Facebook’s standards: PTA

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tele­communication Authority (PTA) has clarified that it forwards requests for suspension of Facebook accounts based on the latter’s community standards. The PTA said in a statement on Tuesday that it made requests to suspend accounts related to blasphemy, pornography, impersonation and indecent, defamatory and anti-state content. “These efforts are (aimed) to protect […]

Police register ‘sedition’ case against protesting Sindh University students

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KARACHI: A day after Jamshoro Police implicated 15 students of the University of Sindh, Jamshoro, over charges of rioting, criminal conspiracy and ‘condemnation of the creation of the state’, social media was abuzz with reprisals over what many users termed a move to silence free speech. At the varsity, students belonging to various faculties at […]