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Writer and Journalist Sheen Farrukh dies

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KARACHI: Renowned writer and journalist Sheen Farrukh passed away in Karachi on Thursday. She was 83. Ms Farrukh was born in Gujranwala in 1938. She obtained her master’s degree in geography from the University of Punjab, Lahore, after which she joined journalism. She worked with Akhbar-i-Khawateen, an Urdu magazine, for the longest period as a […]


Ensure freedom of expression, media, demands lawyers’ convention

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ISLAMABAD: The legal and journalist fraternities, civil society members, human rights activists and political leaders Thursday demanded ensuring freedom of expression and the media in the country. Speakers addressing participants in a convention demanded that all institutions should work within their ambits. They stressed unity among lawyers, media, civil society, political parties and all other […]


Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) launches National Amateur Short Film Festival ‘21

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The National Amateur Short Film Festival (NASFF ‘21) was launched by one of the most esteemed and prestigious organizations of Pakistan, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Individuals aspiring to be filmmakers were invited to participate in the festival, who previously had no platform to establish themselves and demonstrate their talents and skills. NASFF proved to […]


Fawad for Pak-German joint ventures in film, drama

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has stressed the need for joint ventures between Germany and Pakistan in the fields of film and drama productions. The minister, in a meeting with German Ambassador Bernhard Stephan Schlagheck on Thursday, said they would like the German filmmakers and drama producers to explore the beauty […]


Bilawal to write to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, drawing attention to agency’s ‘defamation’ due to attacks on journalists

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PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Thursday said he would write a letter to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General Lt Gen Faiz Hameed to bring to his notice “how his institution is being defamed” through attacks on journalists. He made the comment during a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Human Rights which was […]