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Daily Archives: December 4, 2019

Attack on Dawn News Office by Unknown Group of people.

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Around 30 to 35 unidentified people on 2 Dec 2019 staged a protest outside Dawn News office in Islamabad over publication of a news report regarding the ethnicity of the London bridge attacker. Holding banners, chanting slogans against the newspaper, standing outside the office from 3:30 PM and making the staffers hostages, they demand for […]


Ad Asia Lahore 2019: US-China rivalry a threat to advertising, other industries, says Sir Martin Sorrell

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LAHORE: Sir Martin Sorrell, global digital media trailblazer, cautioned on Tuesday that the US-China trade rivalry could potentially pose a threat to advertising and other big industries; it might undermine economic recovery and slow down global economic growth in 2020 if the dispute lingered on. He was in a conversation with Richard Quest, CNN’s foremost […]


Moot calls for encouraging positive use of social media

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ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a seminar here on Tuesday stressed the need to encourage positive use of social media to contribute to national integration and eliminate extremism from the society. Two-day training workshop on Naujawanan-e-Pakistan titled ‘Advancing Inclusiveness among Youth through Training and Education’ was held at the Islamic Research Institute, International Islamic University Islamabad, organised […]


Sharmeen launches ninth animated short film from ‘AAGAHI’

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LAHORE-SOC Films has released the ninth animated short film from the series “AAGAHI” focusing on the topic of sexual harassment. AAGAHI is a public service campaign, which aims to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan. In Pakistan, the National Commission on the Status of Women found that almost 50 per cent of women […]


Four-day international Urdu conference opens tomorrow

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KARACHI: The 12th International Urdu Conference organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi will begin on Dec 5 and conclude on Dec 8. Talking to the media on Tuesday, president of the council Ahmed Shah said in 2008 the conference was incepted. It’s a one-of-a-kind event where discussions on poetry, film, fiction, children’s literature, […]


Karachi International Book Fair begins tomorrow

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KARACHI: The 15th Karachi International Book Fair, which will take place from Dec 5 to Dec 9 at Expo Centre halls 1, 2 and 3, will bring together 200 publishers and booksellers from Pakistan and 36 from the rest of the world. This was announced at a press conference at a hotel here on Tuesday. […]


CM vows to resolve issues of journalists

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A delegation of Lahore Press Club led by its president Arshad Ansari called on Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar. The chief minister presented a cheque of Rs7.5 million for LPC and assured early solution of problems being faced by the journalists. Talking on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that matters pertaining to the […]


Bilawal visits Dawn offices, condemns besieging of staffers

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Tuesday visited Dawn offices in Islamabad to express solidarity with its staffers who remained “under siege” of a mob on Monday. A few dozen unidentified people staged a protest outside the Dawn offices over publication of a news report regarding the ethnicity of the London Bridge attacker who stabbed two persons to […]