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Every year on May 3, World Press Freedom is celebrated across the world. Pakistan also celebrated World Press Freedom Day in a bid to stand up for freedom of the press and journalists around the world. In Pakistan, rallies and seminars are conducted to highlight the importance of freedom of press. In 1993 General Assembly of United Nations announced this day to pay tribute to the journalists who lost their lives for this profession. The theme of the day...

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PHF President denies allegations against involvement in human trafficking

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Hockey Federation President Brig (R) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar and Secretary Olympian Shahbaz Ahmad Senior categorically denied allegations against federation’s involvement in human trafficking and said, giving permission to affiliated associations to conduct local events is by no means fall into any kind of human trafficking. Brig Khalid and Shahbaz Senior expressed these views...

PPP wants end to HR violations in custody

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Thursday expressed serious concern on increase in human rights violations in the country. PPP MPAs Dr Abdul Sattar Rajpar, Sajid Jokhio and Shamim Mumtaz while expressing serious concern on increase in human rights violations in Pakistan especially in Sindh...

Heartless mother drowns 4 daughters in water tank

QUETTA:  A woman identified as Maryam, wife of Muhammad Khan killed her 4 daughters by drowning them in water tank and then jumped in the tank to attempt suicide on Thursday near the area of Smungli Road, Quetta. The woman was rescued but her four daughters could not...

Police official held for alleged rape in Lahore’s Kahna

LAHORE: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Imran Babar Jamil in Lahore’s Kahna was held on Thursday over a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly raped. According to the victim, the police officer molested and brutally assaulted her. The allegedly violated girl was...

Govt prefers across-the-board accountability: Saira

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Health Saira Afzal Tarar on Thursday said the government was always ready for across the bord accountability. Talking to a private channel, she said “We are ready to fulfill our commitment. However, the Terms of References (TORs), prepared by the Opposition, are not premised on the principles of justice.” These only reflected the political motives of the Opposition, she added. She said “We did agree that Panama Papers would be investigated but after new developments, those institutions and individuals who did invest abroad, should also go through the same process,” she added. Replying to a question, she said the Prime Minister voluntarily offered...

Provision of clean living environment part of CM Punjab’s vision: Hanif Abbasi

RAWALPINDI: Central leader of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) and former MNA Hanif Abbasi lauding the services of the Chief Minister Punjab for the people of province has said that provision of clean living environment to the citizens of Rawalpindi is part of the CM’s vision. Talking to media persons during his visit to extension project of Murree Road to IJP Road (Double Road) Rawalpindi on Tuesday, Hanif Abbasi said that the city was being provided with latest facilities and technologies for facilitating the Rawalpindities. The PML-N after visiting the project site, presided over a meeting during which he was briefed about the project in detail. The meeting was attended by DG Punjab Horticulture Authority Dr. Malik Abid, Director PHA Akram Souban, Deputy Director Umer Farooq, SDO Wapda...

Secret survey of 250 illegal banquet halls by intelligence agencies

RAWALPINDI: A covert survey of illegal banquet halls has been directed by the provincial government. At least 250 banquet halls have been established in Rawalpindi district over the last few years. Some of these were inaugurated after illegal conversion of plazas into...

Pak exports to increase to $150b under Vision-2025: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal  has said that present government ‘s vision is to achieve sustainable economic growth by having major thrust on export sector, which is facing crisis due to myopic policies of the past and seeking the full...

300 Afghan journalists leave country over security concerns: media group

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KABUL: A media group in Afghanistan says nearly 300 journalists have left the war-torn country in a year over security concerns in one year. Nai media group that supports open media in Afghanistan in a...

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Relation with Pakistan very important: US State Department

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WASHINGTON: The US State Department spokesman John Kirby Tuesday  said that every nation is independent in making decisions for the needs of defense and it is up to Pakistan to decide to how they’ll fulfil their defense needs. “These are sovereign decisions that nations make with respect to their defense needs, and it’s up to Pakistan to speak to...

Bangladeshi court sentences 4 to death over crimes in independence war

DHAKA, May 03 (NNI): The International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced four men to death Tuesday morning and one to life in prison for their crimes committed during the country’s war of independence in 1971. The International...

Pakistan has one month’s time to buy US F16s

WASHINGTON: Pakistan has time till May end to avail the American offer to procure eight F-16s at an estimated cost of $700 million after Obama administration told Islamabad that it should put forward national funds to buy these fighter...

Pakistan, China work closely promoting ‘Shanghai spirit’ fighting terrorism

BEIJING: Pakistan, China will continue work together to develop and implement a joint mechanism at platform of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). According to an official of Pakistan’s embassy, Pakistan attached high importance...

Sleeping Beauty

By Laila Shah Oh poor Pakistan! What to say ? Poor you? Or poor us? Let’s have a deep glance on the dream, Yes dream “Jinnah’s dream”. Only and only Pakistan. My heart bleeds with the tears of blood, when just all of a sudden the thrilling voice comes out of my soul, the voice that shakes me...

The Crunch Question Ruling Coterie Must Answer

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The author is the Editor in Chief of Pakistan Group of Newspapers and Chairman Roze News. By Sardar Khan Niazi Shahbaz Sharif, the Chief Minister of Punjab was quite candid and frank in the meeting that...

Islam prefers safety of human life and property

The writer is the Media Coordinator of Rescue 1122 in Rawalpindi. By Farooq Zahid Butt WHOVEVER SAVED ONE LIFE IS LIKE HE HAS SAVED THE LIFE OF WHOLE OF HUMANKIND (AL-QURAN, CH-5, V-32). Islam is a religion...

Public diplomacy and Nation Branding: Strategic tool of The Republic of Korea

By Mahnoor Masood The aim of public diplomacy in international relations is to approach the people’s diplomacy augmented by means of soft power, knowledge, media, art and language. In this fast-changing...

Most fascinating zoos in the world

Traveling or a vacation is romantic, peaceful, relaxing or adventurous. People who are fond of adventures keep looking for new ideas for an adventurous trip. This article is a guide to most fascinating zoos in the world that you must visit. Tiergarten Schönbrunn – Vienna, Austria Located in the grounds...

The City of Jacobabad

Jacobabad, built over Kangarh village, is a city in Sindh, Pakistan. It is the capital of the Jacobabad District and administrative center of Jacobabad Taluka. Jacobabad takes its name from General John Jacob who founded the city in 1872. Generally, Jacobabad is a hot climatic city that experiences hot...

Taher Shah Angel Song | Video

Taher Shah’s hottest new single ‘Angel’ has seen tremendous success and has even surpassed his first single ‘Eye to Eye’ in a matter of just hours. The song has been heralded...

Taher Shah Angel Lyrics

After the huge ‘success’ of his song Eye to Eye which earned him world wide fame Taher Shah has released his second single Angel. The song’s success can be gauged from the fact that...

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