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Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar launches website

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PESHAWAR: The Water and Sanitation Services Peshawar (WSSP) has launched its own website to bolster its digital presence and help its consumers get easy access information regarding its services. The Management Information Section of WSSP has added extra features including availability of water bills, an online form for information and contact numbers of different sections and […]

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Realme smartphones to be launched in January

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Realme, an emerging smartphone brand that specialises in providing high quality smartphones, announced their official launch date in Pakistan. The brand is set to reveal its line-up for the Pakistani market, and details plus recommended retail prices on January 02, 2019. Based on the brand’s moto and philosophy, Realme smartphones are designed on the concept […]

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Uber parks in Lahore, announces start of operations

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LAHORE: In a development that would definitely spice up the transport business in Lahore, Uber Technologies – a global taxi-dispatch service app – has formally begun operations in Punjab’s provincial capital. The launch comes at a time when Punjab is taking the lead in not only upgrading its road network, but also refining the landscape […]

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‘Read newspapers, become aware’ campaign begins

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Karachi: Concerned over the dying newspaper-reading culture, political and civil society activists, journalists and elected representatives in Malir launched a ‘read newspapers, become aware’ campaign aimed at promoting the reading habit and raising awareness among the dwellers of rural areas. Prominent historian Gul Hassan Kalmati inaugurated the campaign at a camp in the Gadap city […]

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‘It was neither a musical nor a thriller’

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KARACHI: The launch of a collection of essays titled The God of My Idolatry written by distinguished artist and man of letters Zia Mohyeddin was short, sweet and profound. The event that took place in the National Academy of Performing Arts Theatre on Sunday was marked by its brevity, and yet had both wit and […]

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Inspiring young minds: Know your history, speakers tell kids

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KARACHI: The book launch of ‘Mapping Migrations — Hijrat ki naqsh bandi’ drew crowds of students from multiple schools in Korangi and Baldia Town on Friday at the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) at Dawood Public School. The book, which has been jointly published by Bachon Se Tabdeeli and Idara-e-Taleem-o-Agahi, is an initiative aimed at the […]

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Jo Dil Nikle to Dumm Nikle launched

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KARACHI: A collection of Urdu short stories titled Jo Dil Nikle to Dumm Nikle written by Dr Shershah Syed was launched at the T2F on Thursday evening. Pointing out the salient features of the stories included in the book, distinguished scholar Karan Singh said they reminded him of an Urdu verse ‘Sarsari tum jahaan se […]

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Sindhi & Urdu versions of Entomology books launched

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Sindhi and Urdu versions of two books on Entomology translated by Dr Imran Khatri, have been launched by Vice Chancellor of Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam, Dr Mujeeb Sahrai. Speaking to a launching ceremony held at his office on Wednesday, the vice chancellor said that agriculture is a main source of poor people to support their […]

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Jang launches mobile App ‘Jang Real’

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KARACHI: Taking innovation a step ahead, the Jang Media Group has yet again taken a leap towards the future of bringing news through digital technology by launching its exclusive mobile app, Jang Real, which will give the Jang readers an experience beyond just reading. Now with Jang Real, you can read, watch and listen to […]

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Sawdust castles launched

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KARACHI: A book titled Sawdust castles written by Omar Khan was launched at the Mohatta Palace Museum on Saturday evening. Mr Khan, who is a former banker, has penned his memoirs in the book. He divides his time between Lahore and Toronto. S. M. Shahid, who has edited the book, said he was introduced to […]

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Urdu mobile App launched for CPEC

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ISLAMABAD: First ever Urdu Mobile App launched for promoting China-Pakistan media and culture exchanges and launching ceremony of Watching Urdu Mobile APP was held here on Wednesday. It is the first Urdu Mobile App in China. Minister for Information Pervez Rasheed, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan HE Sun Weidong, Ji Wenlin from Cyberspace Administration of China, […]

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Nothing new on new Nacta website

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ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry on Monday announced the launch of a ‘modern’ website for the long-dysfunctional National Counter-Terrorism Authority (Nacta), but a visit to the website shows that it contains almost none of the vital information that it should contain regarding counterterrorism activities. The official announcement said the website had been made fully functional on […]

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Majmua’a Khutbaat on organ donation launched

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KARACHI: A book on social and religious aspects of organ donation titled Majmua’a Khutbaat was launched at the Karachi Press Club on Friday evening. Journalist Ghazi Salahuddin, who moderated the event, said last year on April 18 a seminar on organ donation and transplantation was held at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, attended by religious […]

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Lyari Ki Adhuri Kahani launched

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KARACHI: A book titled Lyari Ki Adhuri Kahani by Ramzan Baloch was launched at the Karachi Press Club on Friday evening. The unassuming author in his address to the attendees, which included a big number of media personnel, said his book did not have literary flair, nor did professionalism. But, he said, if his book […]

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