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Exploring the ‘sacred geographies of Lasbela’

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“The feeling of sanctity cannot go unnoticed [by those] who visit Bela,” believes Anum Imran. At times, she said, it is a mere feeling incited by the way a tree is placed right in the middle of a temple and other times it is much more prevalent such as the shrine of two secret yet […]

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Terrorists trying to impose their ideology on people: Pervaiz Rasheed

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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed on Tuesday said that terrorists are trying to impose their views on the masses. Media cannot perform freely if journalists who are creating awareness are not protected, Dunya News reported. He made these remarks during an international conference on security of journalists in Islamabad. The Minister stated […]

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‘Tell story of Pakistan to world through your films’

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Madeeha Syed KARACHI: “No one knows the world in Pakistan as well as you do. Tell that story through your films,” said award-winning New York-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair during a session on ‘Independent film financing and publicity’ on the last day of the International Conference on Film and Television. The three-day conference organised by […]

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UN Action Plan may be last chance to end impunity against journalists

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By: Iqbal Khattak ISLAMABAD: In little over two months this year, five confirmed journalists were killed in line of their duty – one in North Waziristan and four in Balochistan. Pakistan has been ranked the “most dangerous country” for journalists in 2009, 2010 and 2011. The impunity on crimes against journalists made the situation so […]

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