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Association for female journalists launched

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KARACHI: At an event where the audience comprised mostly women, an exclusive association for female journalists was launched at the Karachi Press Club on Tuesday. The Association for Women Journalists promises its members day care centres and life insurance. Its president, Durdana Shahab, said, “The need for this association was felt because even though women […]

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Unesco was against holding ceremony at Moenjodaro

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ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Cultural Festival took off amid dazzling lights, but the din continues that it threatens Moenjodaro, the inaugural place of the festival listed with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as a world heritage site. About a week before the launch of the two-week festival at Moenjodaro on Friday, the […]

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Extraordinary measures being taken for Mohenjo Daro’s integrity

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KARACHI: The Sindh Festival and the Sindh government are taking every necessary measure to ensure the integrity of the ancient ruins at Mohenjo Daro, Sindh, the location of the Opening Ceremony of the debut Sindh Festival, scheduled for February 1. “We are grateful for the concern voiced by Pakistanis on all media platforms about protecting […]

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Film festival hopes to put Sindh ‘on the map’

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KARACHI: The organisers of the Sindh International Film Festival hope to bring a boost to the economy and the film industry and give Pakistan a new name. “This film festival is going to put us [Sindh] on the map,” said project manager Fakhr-e-Alam, who is also the Sindh Censor Board chairperson. “Our film industry has […]

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