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PM approves launching of ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ to add

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved launching of the ‘Green Pakistan Programme’ whereby over 100 million trees will be planted in the country. The idea, according to a press statement released by the PM Office on Friday, is based on the ‘Great Green Wall Programme’ of China. Whether it’s the ongoing one billion tree […]

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Newly-upgraded FM radio station launched in Mohmand Agency

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SHABQADAR: A freshly-upgraded FM radio station was launched in Mohmand Agency on Monday during a ceremony at Nahaqi Kandao. Mohmand Rifles Commandant Umer Haider Bukhari, PA Mohmand Waqar Ali Khan and Asif Iqbal inaugurated the state-of-the-art FM radio station. Tribal elders and leaders of the peace committee were also present on the occasion. Speaking to […]

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Book launch sees lively debate on Pakistan’s culture

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KARACHI: Pakistani Saqafat, an Urdu book on Pakistani culture by Uxi Mufti, launched at the Arts Council on Saturday evening stirred a debate on different aspects of culture. Dr Asif Farrukhi, who was surprised to know that he was one of the two keynote speakers at the launch, first talked about the title page of […]

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Progressive technology: ECP’s ‘8300’ service

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THE Election Commission of Pakistan’s launch of the revamped ‘e-ticket’ service on Monday is welcome news in a pre-election landscape marked mostly by negativity and violence. Now, by sending his or her CNIC number via mobile phone text message to 8300, a voter can obtain information such as the location of their polling station, block […]

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BBC Urdu programme on private TV channel soon

KARACHI: BBC World Service is launching the first ever BBC Urdu TV programme, Sairbeen, which will be broadcast by a private TV channel in Pakistan. From Monday, 11 February, the BBC’s new TV programme in Urdu will air three times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 11 pm PST. Sairbeen draws on the […]

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