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    Topics On Social Issues In Pakistan Economy

  • A poetry collection with new topics

    New and earlier untouched topics also found expression as poets were encouraged to versify anything and everything under the socially accepted norms and literary traditions...

    He has versified variety of topics from class- ridden society, materialism, faith worship to self-confidence, nostalgia of childhood to anti-smoking ads...

  • Yahoo launches 'Newsroom' for hot topics

    SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo on Tuesday unveiled its latest mobile news application, using both algorithms and user choices to deliver the most relevant updates with a social twist...

    “The all-new Yahoo Newsroom makes it easier to discover content relevant to you, and to participate in conversations around issues you are passionate about...

  • 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 participants were encouraged to develop solutions around five themes: education, health, social change, sustainable city, and poverty and development...

  • Zardari talks about social media, social media responds

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari addressed an energised crowd at the old Jinnah terminal upon his return to Pakistan Friday after nearly 18 months in self-imposed exile...

    During his wide-ranging speech, Zardari spoke about how social media is redefining politics and evolving as an effective political watchdog...

  • New social media regulations could hamper freedom of expression, digital economy: Alice Wells

    Chief US diplomat for South Asian affairs, Alice Wells, on Tuesday expressed concern over the Pakistan government's new social media regulations, adding that they "could be a setback to freedom of expression and development of digital economy"...

    Taking to Twitter, she stated: "Unfortunate if Pakistan discourages foreign investors and stifles domestic innovation in such a dynamic sector...

  • Journalists asked to highlight issues of social sector

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a ceremony here on Wednesday asked journalists to highlight issues of social sector and avoid sticking to politics...

    We are a brave nation and besides politics, talk shows and militancy, this also must be communicated throughout the world through responsible development reporting,” said Prof Adnan Sarwar, the dean of faculty of social sciences, who was chief guest on the occasion...

  • Artists resolve to educate youth on social issues

    PESHAWAR: The artists and performers gathered here on Monday to raise voice for their rights and vowed to use the art of music for addressing social issues...

    The Music Welfare Society (MWS) conducted the event at a local music market in Nishatarabad to launch a campaign for creating awareness among artists regarding their rights and issues...

  • Performers highlight social issues

    ISLAMABAD: Amateur stage actors drew attention to religious and social issues on Saturday, the second day of the five day Youth Drama Festival 2017...

    Festival goers watched three consecutive performances at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), where the festival is being held...

  • Abe focuses on economy and women’s issues

    CAMBRIDGE: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday his administration is trying to improve the status of women in his country as it also seeks to protect women’s rights on the international stage...

    Speaking during a brief appearance at Harvard University on Monday morning, he also extended condolences to Nepal after a weekend earthquake killed thousands, saying that Japan has already deployed emergency relief units and the...
  • Critical issues in water economy

    EXPERTS anticipate that water levels in Pakistan, whose economy is based primarily on agriculture, will decline further, making the country ‘water scarce’ from ‘water stressed’ currently...

    Pakistan’s water pressure amounts to an astounding 74pc...

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