Pakistan

LAHORE: A group of volunteers called Pakistan Against COVID19 – Volunteers group (PAC-V) plans to use 3D printing to produce affordable ventilators, respiratory valves etc indigenously, in large numbers, at large scale and within a short span of time. These volunteers have come together to develop affordable solutions to combat COVID19. They comprise doctors, biomedical
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Lahore: Qalandars qualify for the semi-finals for the first time in the history of Pakistan Super League (PSL).The Qalandars, who had finished last in each of the first four PSL seasons and started this campaign with three straight losses too, used a 100-run opening stand from openers Fakhar Zaman (57) and Chris Lynn to track
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LAHORE: A media conference on “Promoting Peace Narrative Through Journalism” was organised here on Saturday under the auspices of Media Foundation 360 – an organization working on professional training of journalists and making them agents of positive change in the society. The organisation has completed an eight-month project on promoting peace through mass media. The
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LAHORE:Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) President Arif Nizami has expressed great concern over the arrest of Mir Shakilur Rehman, a senior and prominent member of the editors and publishers’ fraternity and chief executive officer of the Geo/Jang Group, by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a case regarding a property that he purchased 34
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Lahore: Qalandars won the toss again and put Zalmi to bat. Malik scored a 43-ball 62 while Haider finished with a 43-ball 69 as he showed why he is rated so highly in Pakistan, helping Zalmi finish with 187-7. The resurgent Qalandars, chasing 188, got a 50-run opening stand from their openers Fakhar Zaman and
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Islamabad, March 3, 2020 – Across the world, images play a powerful role in challenging stereotypes, highlighting issues and addressing global challenges. Photography is a powerful medium of expression that can be used to communicate strong positive messages about a subject. To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, PakStockPhoto brings to light the lives of
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By: Sara Bilal Multan: A known welfare organization Sanjh Pakistan organized a food festival in village Mardan Pur to promote peace, tolerance and co-existence among different sects. Locals belong to union council 84-Ailam Pur of Mardan Pur have sectarian issues for many years.People from different sects had various issues with each other to the extent
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By: ALI Raza Multan: In order to promote peace in Janday Wala village in Multan, a welfare organization Sanjh held training sessions that specifically targeted female population of the village. According to the representative of Sanjh, the goal of this activity was to educate the local population, particularly the females, about harmony and peace. Janday
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By Subeena Malik Multan:In order to promote harmony and tolerance in society, a peace club in Multan held an event where it invited people from different faiths to visit a local church. The goal of this activity was to introduce people from different religious beliefs to accept and respect other religions. A member of Sikh
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By: Aleena Arshad Multan: Isn’t it a unique view seeing a group of a university students visiting a religious seminary and having discussions over how to promote peace and harmony in society?  It’s not part of any planned documentary but a real event took place in Multan. Muhammad Ali, student of a Muslim religious seminary,
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By Mazin Yousuf Multan: There are plenty of means and methods to generate harmony, tolerance and peace in society. For example, look at cricket, when Pakistan plays a match against any team, the whole nation supports its team, forgetting religious, ethnic and political difference. It indicates that sport can be a good tool to bring
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By: Bilal Siddique Multan:A conference on interfaith harmony was held in Multan in which participants discussed services for protection of minority rights, promotion of peace, human rights and social harmony in Pakistan.  Representatives from different faiths, academics, teachers and government officials focused on the idea of creating an environment where people feel themselves safe, secure
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Karachi, 17 February. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) calls on the federal and provincial governments to protect the rights of peasants, workers, women and religious minorities in Sindh. Following a hari and mazdoor convention in Hyderabad, and meetings with human rights defenders and professionals in Mithi, HRCP is deeply concerned that vulnerable and marginalised groups are bearing
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Hyderabad, 15 February. Over 1,200 peasants, labourers, home-based workers, sanitation workers and human rights defenders gathered at the Sindh Hari and Mazdoor Convention organised by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP). Labour rights activists, including men and women from the bonded labour camps near Hyderabad, called on the government to recognise and address the
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By: Amjad Mehdi Multan:A local NGO, Lodhran Pilot Project (LPP) arranged a cricket tournament, under the name of Women Peace League, to promote religious harmony among young girls through sports. Girls from different back grounds are taking part in the cricket tournaments. The basic objective of the project was to mobilize female students from four
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By Arham Faiz Multan: In order to promote peace and harmony in society, an organization called Saiban Kisan Society (SKS) has been working in many areas in and around Multan to promote peace through safe charity.During the harvest season,when substantial portions of crop yields, religious motivated charity and animal hide donations are made to largely
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Multan:An Olive branch is a symbol of peace and olive tree is taken as the most beloved and sacred trees in various cultures and religions. Usage of olive branch as a symbol of peace is related to ancient Greek and roman cultures. In the ancient Rome the defeated army during a war wood use to
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Liberland is ready to promote tourism with Pakistan, Consul General Pakistan Faisal ButtThere could be no better option for foreign tourists than Pakistan.Lahore: Ambassador of Liberland to Pakistan Faisal Butt visited the Northern Territory. During his visit, he toured Naran Kaghan, Skardu, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kailash Valley.Ambassador Liberland Faisal Butt praised the beauty of Pakistan. He
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LAHORE: Feb 1: The services of the minorities’ communities and their notable personalities for the nation were highlighted and acknowledged at a consultation organised by the Youth Development Foundation (YDF) at Ambassador Hotel Lahore on Saturday. The consultation attended by representatives of different faiths was focused on the idea of creating an environment where people
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By: Anila Haroon Expansions of the national grid and more efficient public administration are needed to facilitate investments in clean energy technology in countries like Pakistan. International agreements matter too. Laura Williamson of the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), which links government agencies, private-sector companies and civil-society activists, has good news:
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LAHORE (January 25): A comprehensive consultative session on how to promote interfaith harmony in Punjab, make it safe from hate and violence and give space to followers of different religions living here was held at Minsters’ Block, next to civil secretariat. Religious scholars belonging to different Muslim sects, Christian, Hindu and Sikh faith leaders, youth
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