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  • PPP decides to equip children with life skills through education

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari says the Sindh government has introduced child rights and set up child protection units in all the 29 districts of the province...

    Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, Senator Sherry Rehman, Education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar, Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah, Shahzad Roy, and representative of Ahang were also present on the occasion...

  • Wikipedia founder tackles fake news with Wikitribune

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media - and tackling the scourge of misinformation - using the same collaborative principles as the revolutionary online encyclopedia...

    Wikitribune will rely on a broad online community of journalists and readers as fact checkers, a crowdsourcing model pioneered in the “wiki” system behind Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks Wikipedia without explanation

    Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog (BTK) said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security...

    an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over ‘terror’ claims

    Turkey’s Information and Com­munication Tech­nologies Authority (BTK) said it had implemented the ban against Wikipedia...

    Turkish state media said the ban was imposed because Wikipedia had failed to remove content promoting terror and accusing Turkey of cooperation with various terror groups...

  • Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunged after Snowden revelations, study finds

    SAN FRANCISCO: Internet traffic to Wikipedia pages summarising knowledge about terror groups and their tools plunged nearly 30 per cent after revelations of widespread web monitoring by the US National Security Agency (NSA), suggesting that concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary pursuit of information...

    Author Jonathon Penney, a fellow at the University of Toronto’s interdisciplinary Citizen Lab, examined monthly...

  • Wikipedia 'protects' Maryam Nawaz's page after vandalism attempts

    The protection level of the Wikipedia page of Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who was sentenced to seven-year imprisonment by an accountability court on Friday in the Avenfield properties reference, was changed to semi-protected on Saturday following repeated attempts to vandalise the page...

    Wikipedia then moved to change the status of her page to semi-protected because of violations of its 'biographies of living persons policy'...

  • Play based on life of Sufi saint Kabir staged

    The play is based on Bhisham Shani’s play and is designed and directed by one of India’s prominent theatre directors, Kewal Dhaliwal...

    The 15th century poet and saint Kabir is one of the better known representative of the Bhakti movement, which was a largely monotheistic spiritual and social movement which challenged the Hindu caste system and projected a relationship with the creator based on love and compassion...

  • Dubai-based charity to help improve girls education

    MUZAFFARGARH: A Dubai-based charity has decided to extend its programme to improve education for girls in four districts of south Punjab in partnership with the Punjab government and local and international non-governmental organisations...

    The discussion was attended by education and district officers of Multan, Muzaffargarh, Rahim Yar Khan, Idara-i-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) and Dubai Cares representatives led by Tariq Muhammad Saleh Al...

  • ‘Govt promoting research-based higher education’

    MANSEHRA: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra on Monday said the government was focusing on the promotion of research-based higher education as part of efforts to improve the country’s economic conditions...

    “The research-based post-secondary education along with the close collaboration between universities and the industry can help increase the country’s gross domestic product,” he told the ninth convocation of the Hazara...

  • Weaving modern images with indigenous skills

    Based in remote areas, they are dependent on middle men, who give them a meagre price for their highly skilled work...

    His recent body of works displayed at a solo exhibition is based on the patterns of famous traditional ‘Majnu Khes’...

  • Coach Arthur has really polished my skills: Sohail

    RAWALPINDI: Fast bowler Sohail Khan, Pakistan’s top performer in domestic cricket, on Friday confirmed his fine working relationship with head coach Mickey Arthur and said that he would have been a greater player if he had been coached by the South African ten years ago...

    Talking to Dawn News during the ongoing National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi, Sohail said: “Mickey has been a tough task master with me in the last two years but it is...

  • Award-winning Australian floral designer displays skills

    KARACHI: Award-winning floral designer from Australia Mark Pampling on Friday participated in a floral demonstration titled ‘Structured Harmony’ where different decorative techniques were discussed and exhibited in the midst of floral enthusiasts...

    Having been declared Australia’s floristry champion on several occasions, Pampling used a variety of flowers such as orchids, carnations and chrysanthemums, with foliage and utilised material...
  • World Bank approves $50m for Punjab skills training programmes

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank has approved a credit of $50 million to improve skills training programmes in priority growth sectors in Punjab...

    The Punjab Skills Development Project will benefit individuals who wish to gain job specific skills and training to join the labour market, as well as those who wish to increase their earnings capacity through in-service training...

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