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Suffering in silence: Journalists and mental health

Suffering in silence: Journalists and mental health

  Asif and a colleague of his made their way to Malir Halt area where the cameraman was trapped. When they arrived, they saw bodies strewn around the vicinity. Some were still alive, but there was no one around to help them. A rangers’ office nearby had its shutters down …

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Faking news: The dark side of news media

Faking news:

He left his sentence incomplete. Before he discussed politics, he said, he wanted to make a request to Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. He said he did not know if the judges watched his show but requested his audience to convey his message to the Supreme Court …

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The railway lines in Pakistan and the stories they tell

The railway lines in Pakistan and the stories they tell

  Wintery morning. A small, all but abandoned, railway station. A few scrawny plants growing between its building and a double rail track glued on a cheerless slope with sombre, brooding hills closing in from all sides as if to prevent the station from escaping. That was Hirok station in …

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Overseas Pakistanis: The economic army of Pakistan

Overseas Pakistanis: The economic army of Pakistan

Overseas Pakistanis are worrying hearing rumblings of rumours regarding their future status in Pakistan. They have been given to understand the new incumbent government is trying to abolish the bill which gives voting right to the overseas Pakistanis. It is not known how true this news is but through newspapers …

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Will hold new elections after electoral reforms: Asif Zardari

Will hold new elections after electoral reforms: Asif Zardari

PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Wednesday said that the government will hold general elections in the country after introducing electoral reforms. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, Zardari said: “Electoral and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reforms are included in our game plan.” Referring to the huge economic challenges …

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