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  • LAHORE: A press conference on the Supreme Court's (SC) proceedings of the Orange Metro Heritage Case, April 2017 is being held at the request of all those citizens of Lahore, who love their city and have been struggling to protect its heritage and cultural identity as well as their homes from ...

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  • Local Governments in Sindh Province are in place since last year after the LG elections under the Local Government Act 2013. The absence of Local Government budget rules jeopardizes the financial authority promised by the constitution to the district governments. Centre for Peace and Development ...

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  • KOHAT: Member of Provincial Assembly Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Ziaullah Bangash brings fresh focus on the importance of Maths and Science in public schools. Speaking at a science activity organized by the Pakistan Alliance for Maths and Science (PAMS), Ziaullah Bangash reiterated the need to improve the ...

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  • For the first time, a team of students from NUST Islamabad, have been selected for the Shell Ecomarathon that is being held in France in June. It is called the NUST Ecomotive. The SEM is held thrice every year in Asia, Europe, and the Americas, and as many as 200 teams from all over the world take ...

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  • LAHORE: Women in Struggle for Empowerment (WISE) is instrumental in establishing the ground-breaking Local Government Women Councilors’ Caucus and we hope this Caucus would play its due role in advocacy for gender sensitive development at local level, mainstreaming of gender sensitive ...

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  • LAHORE: The Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Christian College Lahore held a two day training for the Department of Social Welfare and Bait-ul-Maal Punjab (SWD) from April 20-21, 2017. The training was part of a larger project titled “Social Welfare Department: The ...

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  • The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan has taken serious exception to the banning of women from attending the traditional Qaqlasht Festival, said HRCP spokesperson Asma Jahangir. This is discrimination and will send a negative message to tourism as well. Such violation of women’s rights is ...

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  • LAHORE - The federal government should adopt the policy of national economic self reliance to tackle the growing unemployment among the 1.8 million youth entering the labour market every year and ensure free and qualitative education to children. These views were expressed at a seminar on ...

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  • Zameen.com, Pakistan’s No. 1 property website, is hosting its first-ever Property Open Day event at its Head Office on main MM Alam road in Lahore on April 21, 22 and 23 from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm. The event will feature trusted real estate projects that are exclusively marketed by Zameen.com. ...

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  • LAHORE - Excise and Taxation Minister Mian Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman has awarded Quaid-e- Azam Gold Medal to Prof Izharul Hassan Shah, vice principal, Govt College of Science, Wahdat Road, Lahore, for his meritorious services in the field of education on behalf of Tehreek-e-Istehkam-e- Pakistan ...

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  • Experts and educationists on Sunday shared their opinion to raise awareness on the importance of early learning and development for future generations, besides asking students to accept diversity in the society – be it religious, cultural or linguistic. “Our students from school to ...

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  • While Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh have enacted effective right to information laws, federal Freedom of Information Ordinance 2002 and Balochistan Freedom of Information Act 2005 are the most ineffective right to information laws in the country, according to Centre for Peace and Development ...

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  • Speakers stressed the importance of enriched contribution parents and educationists can make, using appropriate sources of learning and development, latest research, better networking amongst peers and a will to make learning a fun activity for the thought leaders of tomorrow. During a ...

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  • Aurora Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd launched its first local product with the name of Pliro on 4th March, 2017. Pliro’s Official Launch Eventwas held in PC Hotel, Rawalpindi and was attended by more than 70 renowned doctors from all across Pakistan. Pliro is a web and mobile healthcare platform for ...

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  • APML Women Wing Pakistan marked world's Women Day at all the provincial capitals where officer bearers, workers and civil society participated. Role of women in taking forward the country was discussed. President Women Wing Punjab Fatima Malhi stressed that women being the 52 percent of the ...

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  • A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed on 7th of March between Kinnaird College for Women, Lahore and Fatima Jinnah Medical University for academic research and education. The ceremony took place today at Fatima Jinnah Medical University. The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor of ...

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  • Bonded labor and Brick Kiln workers are one of the most marginalized categories of Pakistan, said Syeda Ghulam Fatima Secretary general Bonded Labor Liberation Front (BLLF). Fake FIRS have been registered against brick kiln workers vulnerable to forced labor by powerful brick kiln owners with the ...

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  • KARACHI - The SSGC gives significant importance to its industrial customers since they play a key role in the industrialization of the country, the company said in a press release on Saturday. Responding to a statement of Masood Naqi, president of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI), ...

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  • The Grief Directory (TGD) aims to connect grieving families, particularly those affected by terrorism, with professionals, organizations and individuals with a view to help the needy to professionals and other people willing and able to provide support that the families may require. TGD is an ...

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  • UCWeb is a company within Alibaba Group’s mobile business division and is all set to excite its Pakistani customers with a thrilling TVC for its flagship browser, UC Browser. The new action-packed TV commercial features two extremely talented Pakistanis: Mehwish Hayat, the leading actress as ...

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  • LAHORE - The l44th birthday of Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, the founder member of the All-India Muslim League, is being celebrated today. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was born in Karamabad on January 18, l873where he spent his earlier years and also his last days. Maulana spent his political, academic and ...

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  • In a major scientific development, Shomaila Sikandar, a  faculty member in the Department of Biology, Lahore Garrison University, and a PhD student in Quaid-i-Azam University, has published a USA Patent (US 20160304830A1) on the “fungal treatment to enhance extractable rubber yield from ...

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  • Zameen.com, Pakistan’s premier and the most trusted real estate website, concluded its flagship realty event, the two-day Zameen.com Property Expo 2017, in Karachi on January 8. The event was held at the Expo Centre, University Road and was the portal’s 6th successful property expo in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - After a year of unprecedented news-making, media around the world is stepping back to ask a pertinent question, “What is the future of ethical journalism in an age when it appears that the public around the world is falling out with facts, humanity and accountable ...

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  • Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) has announced the release of its research titled “Surveillance of Female Journalists in Pakistan”, a pilot study that explores the gendered surveillance that female journalists experience. The study details the experiences of seven female journalists and ...

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  • Lahore: Punjab Assembly Peace Committee (PAPC) held a press conference in Lahore Press Club to brief about the PAPC work for peacebuilding within the Punjab Assembly. It was appreciated that the Peace Committee members have raised seven relevant questions in the Assembly for speedy initiatives on ...

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  • Lahore:  Red Bull has tapped 12 of Pakistan’s most-promising artists to create original works of art using a most unusual canvas—a mini Red Bull refrigerator; also known as Red Bull coolers. The first-ever Red Bull Canvas Cooler Project in Pakistan will celebrate some of the most ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Digital Rights Foundation conducted its “Hamara Internet- Ending Online Violence against Women” yesterday in Islamabad. The conference also marked the soft launch of its Cyber Harassment Helpline. The conference brought together experts in the field of human rights and ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: Digital Rights Foundation hosted the “Right to Privacy in The Digital Age” today in Islamabad. The objective of the conference was to bring together all civil society stakeholders to have a detailed and proactive debate that will set us on the path towards a progressive ...

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  • LAHORE: After tremendous success of Gujranwala and Sargodha projects, Samhan Group of Companies formally launched its independent real estate brand by the name of Samhan Housing in a grand style. The launch event was held at Royal Palm Lahore and was attended by real estate magnates from across ...

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