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Media used for trial of politicians: Ahsan Iqbal

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal has said that state institutions have used media for 35 years for the trial of politicians in a systematic way.He said that good news was no news and 90 percent talk shows were driven from past anger. He said four out of five headlines were of […]

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Human rights violations on the rise in South Asia

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KARACHI: Even though the present-day world is called a liberal world, the “global South” is still not a liberal society and human rights violations are constantly on the rise there. These observations were made by Dr Azra Anjum, a former professor of political science at the University of Karachi, while speaking at a workshop titled […]

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Millions of women dying despite progress on MDGs

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UNITED NATIONS: Despite some progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), millions of women across the world are losing their lives due to lack of reproductive health care, the UN chief for development said on Thursday. “Some 800 women are still dying every day from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, with the poorest […]

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