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Bonfires light up Kailash winter festival

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PESHAWAR:The remote Kailash tribes of upper Chitral celebrated their winter festival — Chawmoss — with religious zeal. Children of the tribes collected twigs and branches of pine trees as they participated in bonfire and smoke competitions on Tuesday. Some tourists are braving the freezing cold and snow to venture to the remote valleys to witness […]

Concern over curbs on media freedom

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ISLAMABAD: The stakeholders of the media industry on Tuesday expressed grave concern over growing incidents of unlawful and unconstitutional acts to curb press freedom and restrict free flow of information in the country. At a meeting they discussed pressure tactics against media houses, press and media advices, uncalled-for censorship and threats to journalists and media […]

Influencer jailed for plot to steal website at gunpoint

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US-A social-media influencer has been sentenced to 14 years in prison over a plot to obtain a domain name at gunpoint. Rossi Lorathio Adams II, 27, built up more than a million followers by posting videos of partying Iowa State University students on his website, He then planned to expand his empire by buying […]

JI Facebook page blocked

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KARACHI- JI Karachi Ameer Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman condemned Facebook administration for closing official page of his party on the behest of Indian lobby. Addressing a protest rally to mark International Human Rights Day, expressing solidarity with people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and flaking Indian forces atrocities on them, he said this ugly act was taken […]

Incidents of flouting human rights on the rise: Bilawal

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Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that incidents of trampling human rights have witnessed an upsurge since the incumbent government has been imposed. On the occasion of International Human Rights Day on Tuesday, he said that it is incumbent on the state to uphold human rights of every citizen indiscriminately, besides […]

Pakistan- 4,504 women killed in KP during the last 11 years: report

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PESHAWAR: Aurat Foundation, a non-governmental organization (NGO) working for the rights of women in Pakistan, has issued its annual report which says as many as 7,206 cases of violence against women were reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 4,504 women and girls were killed during the last 11 years. These details were shared by the officials […]