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Social activists for distribution of ration without district administration’s nod

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MIRPURKHAS: A delegation of National Commission for Interfaith Harmony and Human Rights has severely criticized the district administration’s decision that nobody would be allowed to distribute ration among the poor without its prior approval.Members of the delegation, including Divisional Coordinator Noshaba Naz, central coordinator Tauseef Raza Malak, district coordinator Dhanraj, Riaz Masih and Ameer Ahmed […]

Govt launches WhatsApp coronavirus helpline

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Government has launched a whatsApp helpline to spread awareness about coronavirus in local languages. The helpline service has been started in English, Urdu, Punjabi, Pushto, Sindhi, Balochi and Kashmiri languages. By sending whatsapp message on 092-300-111-1166, the citizens will be able to get the latest updates about the coronavirus and information about the […]

Coronavirus outbreak fuels conspiracy theories on social media

PESHAWAR: Fake doctors and pseudo experts in their video and audio messages doing rounds on the social media are presenting unproven medical treatments and promoting a host of conspiracy theories about the outbreak of the coronavirus. These unconfirmed reports and false and fabricated news stories being widely circulated on social media platforms about coronavirus have […]

NAB gets transit remand of Jang chief editor

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LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday granted the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) transmit remand of Jang group editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman to attend funeral of his elder brother in Karachi. Mr Rehman, at present, is on physical remand with the NAB following his arrest in a case of 54-kanal land allegedly allotted to him by […]

Mir Javed Rahman: Editorial boards of Jang and The News condole demise

KARACHI: The editorial boards of Jang and The News have offered condolences to Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and other family members on the demise of Jang Group Publisher Mir Javed Rahman, remembering him as a dedicated member of the journalist community, who always upheld the highest ideals of his profession. The editorial boards said the late publisher […]

Jang Group’s publisher Mir Javedur Rehman passes away in Karachi

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Jang Group’s publisher Mir Javedur Rehman passed away in Karachi on Tuesday, Geo TV reported. Mir Javed was fighting lung cancer and was undergoing treatment in Karachi, senior anchorperson Hamid Mir told Geo News. The deceased was the older son of Mir Khalilur Rehman, the founder of Jang Group and the brother of Mir Shakilur […]