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A bill for the protection of whom?

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After the public outcry that was raised when details of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 (PECB) first became public, the government finally decided to hold public hearings on the contentious issue. Those criticising the legislation have been given a chance to provide input for improvements. Had the government adopted this process at the […]

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Two books on Karachi launched

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KARACHI: Two books titled Reimagining Karachi — Perspectives and Reimagining Karachi — Memories on the different historic facets of the city was launched at a hotel on Monday evening at an event organised by SEED Ventures and the I Am Karachi campaign. Introducing the books, SEED Ventures’ Sadaf Mahmood said they were in English because […]

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Urdu translation of century-old work published

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KARACHI: A highly critical French work on the history of Urdu has been published for the first time in the Urdu language by the Pakistan Study Centre of Karachi University (KU), it emerged on Monday. Titled Tareekh Adabiat-i-Urdu, the book was researched by Orientalist scholar Garcin De Tassy and initially published in the French language […]

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