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    Civic Reborn Price In Pakistan

  • Just reborn, our film industry already needs a rescue

    At least mine was, which is why I was glad to have the opportunity to sit down with independent filmmakers Qasim Roy (director) and Hira Tariq (producer), and talk about the state of Pakistan’s film industry...

    “Pakistan’s first animated movie”, “Pakistan’s first road trip movie”, etc...

  • Be prepared for mines, mullahs: Afghan Scouts' reborn

    KABUL: In his blue cap and green Scouts shirt, 16-year-old Aref Qasemi sits in a room in Kabul with dozens of other boys and girls, his eyes barely making it over the shoulders of his fellow Scouts...

    Under the dim lights they at first appear like any other giggling Scout troop
  • Code for Pakistan brings technology geeks to solve civic and social issues

    ISLAMABAD: A two-day Islamabad Civic Hackathon — an event organised by Code for Pakistan (CfP) and OPEN Islamabad — concluded Sunday with participants working constantly to develop mobile/web applications and digital tools which address civic and social issues...

    The aim of the event was to encourage civic-minded software developers, professionals, students, designers, data analysts, and innovators to come together to innovate in...

  • Rangers, FIA seize land record during raid at Civic Centre?

    KARACHI: A joint team of Pakistan Rangers Sindh and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday night conducted a raid on Civic Centre to seize record of official lands, estimated to be hundreds of acres, allegedly allotted to private persons through fraudulent means, it was learnt by Dawn...

  • KU: civic sense

    THREE years ago a clean sweep campaign was conducted by a group of students from the Department of Psychology, University of Karachi...

    These youths took up the task of collecting funds for installing dustbins
  • Karak city residents decry lack of civic facilities

    KARAK: The residents of Karak city have threatened to stop paying water bills to the civic authority if it doesn’t act swiftly to remove garbage dumps, mends streetlights and ensures smooth water supply...

    They said that due to bad planning of the civic body, drains remained choked with filth which caused foul smell and dirty water flowed into houses and on the streets...

  • Civic facilities

    THE issue of May 23 carried two letters to the editor that highlight the pathetic condition of roads and blocked sewerage drains in Karachi...

    University Road is in a deplorable condition
  • Govt planning to reform capital’s civic laws

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government is planning to introduce civic reforms aimed at streamlining urban development and other planning-related issues in the capital city and its suburbs...

    The Planning Commission aims to turn Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) into a model district as an ideal showcase for the provinces in the realms of education, health, policing and other civic areas...

  • Kamal threatens to ‘paralyse’ Sindh govt if civic problems not solved

    KARACHI: Pak Sarzameen Party chairman Mustafa Kamal said on Thursday that his party would not allow the Sindh government to function until it resolved the chronic civic problems of water supply, sanitation, etc, and gave the people their due rights...

    Mr Kamal said this at a news conference held at the Karachi Press Club to launch a protest drive against the Pakistan Peoples Party-led Sindh government for what he called its...

  • Four parties stage protests in city to highlight civic issues

    KARACHI: A number of major political parties in the metropolis took to the streets on Friday and staged separate protest demonstrations at different spots to raise their voice for a variety of civic issues...

    Four parties — the Pak Sarzameen Party, Jamaat-i-Islami, Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf — staged their separate sit-ins outside the Karachi Press Club, head offices of the K-Electric and Karachi...

  • Slow pace of improvement in civic amenities irks Zehri

    QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri has expressed strong resentment over the slow pace of work on a package meant to improve civic amenities and other services in district headquarters...

    The main purpose of the package is to extend civic services and amenities to people in remote districts of the province...

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