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Media And Ethics

Muhammad Masam Khan Freedom of media is considered important for democratic societies due to its role of information provider and watchdog. However, more freedom stresses to act more responsibly. In this regard, media ethics acts as important guidelines for journalists to self-regulate their behavior. After the implementation of more liberalized media policy in 2002, media in Pakistan has got more ...

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Letter: Target Killing In Islamabad

Islamabad the Capital city of Pakistan is well-known for its peace. Recently on 17th of June, two men were gunned down by unknown persons at 6 pm in I-10 sector of Islamabad. Peace is hard to find in our country now. Who is responsible for the killing two innocents, who were selling the fruit at I-10 Markaz? These brutal murders ...

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Karachi Youth Initiative: An Analysis

Hanif Dilmurad Karachi Youth Initiative (KYI) is a US funded organization. It has been engaged in Lyari, Sultanabad and Korangi areas since 2012 for promotion of Peace and prosperity, Countering violence and facilitating communication between different localities. Karachi is a city of twenty million people where every area has different mindset. Lack of interaction and communication makes residents of different ...

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Threats To Journalists In Pakistan

Noor Bakhsh Across Pakistan, journalists, mostly those engaged in sensitive areas, are at risk of fatal attacks on their lives. This is generally common in the country and particularly true in Karachi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Balochistan where threats to journalists are normal. Nevertheless, these incidents, especially when they go unchecked and unpunished, undermine the act and ...

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Passengers Of Balochistan Facing Problems In Karachi

Sami Parvez Karachi – Passengers of Balochistan travelling to Karachi are facing hurdles on daily basis, learnt The Balochistan Point. Karachi transport stands have recently been shifted out of city in Yousaf Goth. Since then growing number of passengers from Balochistan complaint about discrimination at the hands of Sindh Police. A passenger Irfan Ubaid told The Balochistan Point that He ...

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Expanding Economic Opportunities In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mir Behram Baloch Mardan – AGAHI, a not for profit organization initiated a project ‘Expanding Economic Opportunities’ strengthening local communities capacity to acquire skill sets that enables them to contribute towards their socio-economic well being. AGAHI, in collaboration with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce convened a training workshop in Mardan Press Club on 6th June to raise awareness and increase ...

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Change The Nation Through Education

Shah Meer Education is a process which brings positive change in oneself. Acquiring a degree does not make a person educated until he is improved with positive change. Unfortunately, we have kept aside ourselves from this change. We have succeeded in the field of nuclear weapons and proudly claim to have the Islamic Bomb but still are not adequately armed with the ...

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Why Do The National Media Ignore Balochistan?

Adnan Aamir Balochistan, the most deprived province of Pakistan is ignored by federal government, different federally controlled organizations and also the mainstream national media of Pakistan. News channels, national newspapers in Urdu and English ignore it like it’s not a part of Pakistan. In the current age, being ignored in mainstream media is aggravating the plight of the province. There ...

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Letter: Trend Of Promoting Ethnicity In Universities

Himayat Ullah – Islamabad The rise of ethnicity in Pakistan is not only case with the Baloch, but also with other ethnic ethnicities like Pashtuns, Sindhis and Punjabis. Students studying outside their provinces associate themselves with the identity of their culture. It’s astonishing for us when these students are in their province they are separated into different political parties and ...

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The CPEC Controversy

Adnan Aamir On May 16, an all-parties conference (APC) was conducted under the auspices of the Awami National Party in Quetta. All the major political parties of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa attended the conference. The participants urged the restoration of the old (original) route of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). In the same conference, participants reiterated that they appreciated the ...

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