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6,444 cases of violence against children reported during 2012

The government miserably failed in providing protection to the children as 6,444 cases of violence against children were recorded during last year 2012 in Pakistan, said Founder of Madadgaar National Helpline, Zia Ahmed Awan on Tuesday. Addressing the news conference here at Madadgaar National Helpline office, Zia Awan said that that last year in 2012, […]

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Juhi Chawla enjoys short, pleasant stay in Pakistan

By: IANS MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Juhi Chawla was sceptical about visiting Pakistan to meet her relatives, but upon her return she says she has had a pleasant and memorable trip. She came here to attend a wedding. “I’m back in Mumbai from Karachi. To be honest, I was wary of going to Pakistan, but it […]

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Art exhibition on Pakistan inaugurated

Art beautifies the society and in order to keep it lively fine arts should be valued. Lieutenant General Muhammad Ahsan Mahmood, HI(M), Chairman POF Board, said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of a paintings exhibition titled “Pakistan – Past and Present” by an eminent painter of the country Aftab Zafar organised under the auspices […]

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Media watchdog says 141 journalists killed in 2012

GENEVA: Last year was one of the deadliest on record for journalists, with 141 killed in 29 different countries and Syria the most dangerous place on earth for reporters, a media watchdog said Thursday. The Swiss-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), which fights for the protection of journalists, said the figure was up by 31 per […]

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Social media users in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Social media users in Pakistan are the haves as they are in the US and the UK. Just as in these other countries, Facebook is the most popular social networking site, followed by Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus and Pinterest. Thus, when it comes to social media, Pakistani internet users are treading the same path […]

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