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Facebook blocks JI’s pages ahead of Kashmir March

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KARACHI: Facebook — one of the world’s largest social media platforms — on Monday blocked Jamaat-i-Islami’s (JI) official and other pages related to the party’s information dissemination, days ahead of its Kashmir March scheduled for Dec 22 in Islamabad, stated a JI spokesman. The JI spokesman stated that the Facebook administration without any prior notice […]

International Human Rights Day today

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The Punjab Human Rights and Minority Affairs Department has formally kicked off two-day celebration on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, which will be marked today (December 10). In this connection, a painting competition was held here on Monday. The youth from various institutions portrayed the brutality of Indian forces in occupied Kashmir in […]

Visitors evince keen interest in KP’s handicrafts at expo

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PESHAWAR: A large number of visitors, including locals and foreigners, on Monday thronged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pavilion to have a glimpse of cultural and traditional handicrafts displayed at an expo. The visitors evinced keen interest in the tourism potential including scenic places, archaeological and heritage sites and cultural and traditional handicrafts. Visiting the KP Pavilion, […]

Call to link sanitary workers with social security

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HYDERABAD-  Human rights activists demand to link sanitary workers with social security, make bound contractors to get these workers registered with this institution, so the workers may get facilities and live with dignity. There is provision that in case of death of sanitation workers they may get Rs 500,000 compensation as per the social security […]

Renowned Journalist, Former APP MD Masood Malik Passes Away

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Renowned journalist and former Managing Director of national premier news agency – Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) – Masood Malik Tuesday passed away after protracted illness. The funeral prayers of Masood Malik would be offered on Wednesday, December 11, at 11:00 a.m., at Sector H-8 Graveyard, Momin Masood, the son of deceased, told the APP. […]

Minister stresses need for pro-active human rights diplomacy

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ISLAMABAD-Federal Minister for Human Rights on Monday stressed to have pro-active human rights diplomacy to project country’s commitments to international obligations. Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr. Shireen M. Mazari said this in a panel discussion on “Human Rights Diplomacy” organised here. While addressing the audience, Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari spoke […]

Book fair concludes

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KARACHI- The 15th International Book Fair came to a successful end on Monday as students from private and government educational institutions, literary people and  Karachities  joined in huge number. The international Book Fair Event kicked-off on Thursday, 5t December, which was inaugurated by the Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The event was organised by Pakistan’ […]

Imran launches app to fight graft

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ISLAMABAD: Urging people not to glorify corrupt elements, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said his dream of Naya Pakistan would turn into reality when the youth of the country exposed those who had looted the national wealth and stashed it abroad. “Although Naya Pakistan is in the making, the dream will come true only […]