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  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    Ordering a complete ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of the MQM supremo till the court...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    The 12 full moons captured by Zia, according to Nasa’s website, represent “every lunation from 2016 November through 2017 October, as imaged from Pakistan...

  • Rare images of Dhaka’s gurdwara

    At its zenith the whole of Punjab, Peshawar up to Khyber Pass, Kashmir, western Tibet and Sindh were under his sway...

    In May 2016, Bangladesh Forum for Heritage Studies, an organisation dedicated to the promotion of cultural heritage, handed over four rare photographs taken in 1950 of the Gurdwara Nanak Shahi at Nilkhet, Dhaka, to the Gurdwara Manage­ment Committee in a simple ceremony...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    According to sources, Brandon Stanton, who was recently in Pakistan publishing heart-warming images from the country on HONY’s Facebook page, had deleted a few sets of images...

    While the pictures that have been published on the HONY page are being praised for promoting an alternative Pakistan, these unseen images give us even more insight into the country’s hidden treasures...

  • Past present: Images of reconstruction

    In the age of democracy, the images of many individuals have been altered or rehabilitated according to the traditions and norms of popular democratic ideas...

    Published in Dawn, Sunday Magazine, April 24th, 2016...

  • Space probe grabs rare images as comet skirts Sun

    The samples as well as images Rosetta took of the comet as it came within 186 million kilometres of the Sun at about 0200 GMT will be analysed in the coming weeks and months, the European Space Agency said...

    Experts, however, sounded a hopeful note that the lander could wake up again and transmit scientific data as well as images from the surface of the comet to Rosetta...

  • Enemy images

    A new relationship has to be forged; otherwise, enemy images will only harden...

    Published in Dawn, July 25th, 2016...

  • Satellite images confirm Palmyra temple destruction: UN

    GENEVA: Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, the United Nations said on Friday, after international condemnation of the act claimed by the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group...

    The UN Training and Research Agency (UNITAR) said its satellite programme had compared images of the site taken on June 26 and again on August 27...

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