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Sindh takes lead in human rights protection

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KARACHI: Provincial Special Assistant on Human Rights Dr Khatumal Jeevan has said that Sindh has distinction to have Human Rights Women and Child Commissions to protect the respective segment in a proper manner as our leadership has always supported and encourage us to protect the people’s interests and safeguard their rights. This he observed while […]

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Sindh assures CPNE of clearing newspapers’ dues

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KARACHI: In line with the Supreme Court order, the Sindh government will pay all the outstanding dues of newspapers in the province in one-month time so that the newspapers and magazines could come out of their current financial crises.Sindh Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro gave this assurance to Sindh-based newspapers in a ‘meet the editors […]

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The Express Tribune’s Robin Philip Fernandez passes away

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Robin Phillip Fernandez, Editor Opinion and Editorial, at The Express Tribune, passed away on Tuesday. He was 51. Robin is survived by wife Marina Fernandez and three children –Merrick, 12, Ronan, 9, and Russell, 6. He survived a stroke a few months ago and was on the road recovery. However, he suffered another stroke on Tuesday […]

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Faryal raises voice for media

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Karachi  –  Pakistan People’s Party Women Wing President and MPA Faryal Talpur has said that journalists have been at the forefront of democratic struggle in the country. She said that other than Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto’s struggle for democracy, the journalist community in the country had played their important role for supremacy and […]

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Demolition of newspaper stalls across Karachi condemned

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The Markazi Anjuman Akhbar Faroshan has condemned the civic agencies for the demolition of stalls of newspaper hawkers in Karachi as part of their ongoing anti-encroachment campaign under way across the metropolis. The central association of newspaper hawkers and sellers held an emergency meeting on Saturday with Mohammad Iqbal Noon in chair. Representative leaders of […]

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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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Armed men forcibly enter the premises of KPC

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On November 8, a group of armed men forcibly entered into the premises of Karachi Press Club (KPC) and started making video recordings of different parts of the premises. At around 10:30 pm, the armed men in plain clothes reached the press club in cars and land cruisers accompanied by a police van. They were […]

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Nazar-ul-Hasan: A promising theatre actor

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We have seen that most theatre actors, who shift to small screen or films, stand out amidst the rest and are usually better performers than their contemporaries because of the value of training theatre lends to them. Some of the names in the list include Zahid Ahmed, Sanam Saeed, Osman Khalid Butt, Mohib Mirza and […]

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Trade bodies suggest desalination plant for Karachi

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KARACHI: Desalination of seawater in Karachi is the most effective solution to the city’s growing water-shortage problem, stated officials of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) and Association of Builders and Developers of Pakistan (ABAD). The two trade associations held a meeting aimed at finding ways to resolve the water distribution issue in the city. […]

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Think, un-think

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KARACHI: Before analysing a two-person exhibition titled Un-Thinking that’s under way at the Canvas Art Gallery, here’s a kind of a prelude to it: The ad nauseam uttered and written Cartesian proposition ‘I think therefore I am’ is losing its charm, in the sense that without refuting its meaningfulness, modern-day writers and philosophers have altered […]

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‘Life becomes useless without books’

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KARACHI – Reading and writing books is most significant for the identification of any civilised society because without books our life becomes useless. Books play an important role of a teacher, guide and friend in our life. Books share our pain, guides to use to lead the future with confidence. These views were expressed by […]

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Zubeida Mustafa recalls her years in journalism

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KARACHI: Facing challenges since childhood, being the only woman journalist in a decision-making position in a newspaper office, dealing with the black era of Ziaul Haq, censorship, meeting with people of repute and so much more. Listening to senior journalist and columnist Zubeida Mustafa talk about her life was like an experience in itself during […]

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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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Sew. Reap. Repeat: Lyari road gets a green makeover

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KARACHI : With the effects of climate change already making their mark, corporations are stepping up to play their role in mitigating the phenomenon. Sunsilk and Fashion Pakistan (FP) joined hands with Kiran Foundation on Sunday for a tree plantation drive titled, ‘Sew. Reap. Repeat’, dedicated to late humanitarian, Abdul Sattar Edhi. The drive planted […]

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