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‘Song of Lahore’ to premiere at film festival

NEW YORK: The “Song of Lahore” documentary will be featured at the opening ceremonies of International Tribecca film festival which begins in New York on Saturday. The musical group Sachal Studios of Lahore arrived in New York on Friday to attend the premiere of the documentary featuring the Song of Lahore directed by Academy Award-winner […]

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US avoids commenting on Geo dispute

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WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that while freedom of media is of vital importance, it will not take a position on the dispute between the Pakistani military and Geo News. When asked to address the issue at a regular briefing, State Department spokesperson Marie Harf said her department knew that Geo TV’s broadcast […]

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Protect journalists to secure democracy: US

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WASHINGTON: A democracy cannot function if it fails to protect journalists, said the US State Department while condemning the attack on a Pakistani television anchor, Hamid Mir. In a separate statement, the Committee to Protect Journalists said that it’s alarmed by the continuing violence directed at journalists in Pakistan. Also, in a joint resolution, Washington-based […]

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