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Daily Archives: November 26, 2019

Veteran sports journalist Rehanullah Siddiqui is no more

The world of sports journalism in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates was dealt a huge blow with the death of veteran journalist Rehanullah Siddiqui on Saturday. The 76-year-old who served as sports editor of multiple English newspapers, including Dawn, Khaleej Times and Gulf News, passed away in London last week. Rehanullah covered sports, especially […]

Voice for Kashmiris: AJK radio bursts through India’s info blockade

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ISLAMABAD: India’s government has been at pains to hide the simmering anger of the people of Occupied Kashmir ever since it stripped away the disputed territory’s special status in August. Total information blockaded it imposed on the region in the run-up to the contentious move has condemned the people of the occupied territory to silence till date. But […]

Ghani negates media reports of deal between PPP, federal government

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Sindh Minister for Information, Archives and Labour Saeed Ghani has said that if Pakistan Peoples Party had to sign a deal with anyone, then its leaders would not have suffered so much. Provincial Information Minister clarified that discussion on media about any kind of deal of PPP with the Federal Government or anyone else was […]

SSP East sent packing for leaking target killer’s video involving CM

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KARACHI- The Sindh government on Monday sent Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Capt (r) Ghulam Azfar Mahesar packing from the province after the buck stopped at him in a case pertaining to leaking Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London) target killer confessional statement involving Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah. The target killer Yusuf alias […]

KMC hoists national flag at highest point of Kidney Hill Park

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The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) hoisted the national flag on a 219 feet point in the Kidney Hill park on Monday. Metropolitan Commissioner KMC Dr Syed Saif-ur-Rehman hoisted the flag along with Chief Fire Officer Tehsin Ahmed Siddiqui and other fire brigade staff, according to a press statement issued by the KMC. The size of […]

Three held for blackmailing girl with videos

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The FIA Cyber Crime Circle claimed on Monday to have solved a harassment case by arresting three suspects allegedly involved in blackmailing a girl. The spokesperson for FIA Sindh said the agency had received a complaint by the girl who said some men had been harassing her because they had some computer content related to […]

Facebook, Dopamine and InstaGrat

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InstaGrat. It is not quite the same as Instagram, where we can put up pictures of what we want the world to see of us. InstaGrat is the instant gratification that is engineered into almost every social media application that we use today. It is that soft, sudden feeling of ‘aah’ that comes and goes, […]

HRCP condemns National Press Club bar on journalists’ forum

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) condemned the National Press Club (NPC)’s administration for barring senior journalists from entering its premises on November 23. The HRCP said in a statement a senior journalists’ forum is hosted at the NPC library every week chaired by veteran journalist Muhammad Ziauddin who is known for his […]

Islamabad Art Festival 2019 in full swing

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Islamabad: The first-ever International Islamabad Art Festival 2019 (IAF-19) was in full swing in the federal capital, aims at celebrating diversity and creativity in all forms of visual and performing arts. On day eight of 13-day long festival, various cultural programmes was held at various locations in federal capital. President Islamabad Art Festival, Jamal Shah […]

‘All facilities for women soon in Punjab’

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LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Ijaz Alam Augustine has said the Punjab government is committed to providing all basic facilities to women. He expressed these views in a meeting with woman members of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) here on Monday. He said, “The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women […]