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Stars shine at Bridal Couture Week

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LAHORE: After the glamorous showcase on day one, day two of the bridal extravaganza was a continuation of the glitz and bridal statements with the country’s acclaimed couturiers, bridal wear designers and retail brands. With stars like Saba Qamar, Zaid Ali T, Urwa Hocane, Reema Khan, Faisal Qureshi, Aiman Khan and Muneeb Butt, the second […]

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CM’s adviser greets PFUJ body

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KARACHI – Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Information and Archives, Law, and Anti-Corruption Establishment Barrister Murtaza Wahab felicitated senior journalist G.M. Jamali and Rana Azeem on their successful election as President and Secretary General of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) respectively. The Advisor said that the journalist community has rendered plentiful sacrifices […]

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LHC gives film importers final opportunity to file reply Import, scr

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Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday gave last and final opportunity to the Indian films’ importers to file a written reply in a writ petition filed against the import, screening and exhibition of Indian films in Pakistan. Hearing the petition, Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi said that if the respondents remained failed to file […]

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Lyari’s story is richer than its conflicts

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Karachi: Lyari is often spoken and written about as synonymous with violence, conflict, and gang-wars. It has also been in the news for its recent shift in political favour towards Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and also right-wing parties such as the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan and Jamaat-e-Islami, as opposed to the previously-favoured Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP). Sometimes you […]

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Growing joblessness in media industry worries lawmakers

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QUETTA: The opposition and treasury members of the Balochistan Assembly on Saturday expressed concern over the laying off of journalists and other people who were working for news organisations across the country and said they would move a joint resolution on the issue during the next session. Journalists staged a walkout from the press gallery […]

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SHC displeased with police reports on missing children, persons

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) rejected on Thursday the police reports on missing children as unsatisfactory and ordered them to submit another progress report by November 15. A two-member bench, headed by Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto, heard the case and expressed displeasure with the reports. It said that the police performance has been non-serious. According to […]

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Fire erupts in PID building

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Islamabad-Fire erupted at the Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications (DEMP) office located at Press Information Department (PID) building near Zero Point here on Wednesday morning. However, no loss of life was reported. The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the DEMP and engulfed a large part of the building within minutes. The […]

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Imran’s cabinet set to be expanded further

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ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet is set to be expanded for the fourth time with the induction of six new ministers that will take its strength to 34, Dawn has learnt. Sources in the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) said that President Dr Arif Alvi would administer the oath to the new ministers, including one minister of […]

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A scintillating evening of music

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The National Academy of Performing Arts was on Sunday and Monday host to two delightful evenings of music. While Sunday witnessed works by masters like Beethoven and Mozart, on Monday there were numbers that had been composed in the classical style, but the great classical and Romantic masters did not feature. There was just one […]

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Journalism’s battle for survival

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Huge increases in paper prices, delayed payments for advertisements, and cuts in government expenditure on advertising, have all affected genuine newspapers, like this one. It is no secret that most media houses these days are a side concern of a huge business interest. These interests range from cooking oil, college networks, even bakeries. In such […]

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Arshad Khan appointed as PTV Chairman

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ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Tuesday approved appointment of Arshad Khan as chairman of the Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV). Briefing the media after the federal cabinet meeting, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said that the ministers also decided to make right to information law more strong. The News International

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Radio Pakistan employees protest against govt decision to lease out PBC HQs’

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Employees of Radio Pakistan on Monday held a peaceful demonstration in Islamabad and other Units of the organization across the country in protest against the decision of the government to lease out Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation Headquarters building. Employees of all the wings of the national broadcaster participated in the demonstrations and demanded the government to […]

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Karachi-based mountaineers discover Pakistan’s ‘highest’ lake

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Christened Paristan Lake by its explorers, the water body is reported to have been discovered in the Karakorams. The altitude of the lake is 15,641 feet above sea level. This makes it the highest lake in Pakistan and the 25th highest in the world. Talking to the media at the Karachi Press Club on Wednesday […]

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Child abductions on the rise, concedes city’s top cop

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Child abductions are on the rise, with almost 146 cases reported so far this year, according to a report compiled by the Karachi police in collaboration with the Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) and the Roshni Foundation. Releasing the report during a joint news conference on Tuesday, city police chief Additional IGP Dr Amir Shaikh said […]

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