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DigiMAP takes exception to amended social media rules

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoIT) has notified the amended social media rules.

SC orders KP govt to recover Hindu temple repair costs from attackers

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to collect Rs33 million from attackers.

Afghan Taliban raid Daesh hideout in Kabul, several dead

The Afghan Taliban government said on Monday they had attacked and destroyed a Daesh hideout in Kabul, killing several militants.

Shazia Mehboob wins RTI Champion Award in Journalist category

CRTI is a platform of 53 civil society organisations working for better implementation of RTI laws according to international best practices.

When an Afghan student asked me upon seeing my media card: ‘What is Harry Deng?’

I began my journey to Afghanistan in a tight passageway after resolving immigration concerns at the border.

Sanitary workers deserve better

When I descend into the 25 feet deep gutter, I don't know whether I will come back intact or not, says Pervaiz Masih.

Afghan doctor in Pakistan wins the regional Nansen Refugee Award

Dr Saleema Rehman is a 29-year-old Afghan refugee doctor, serving local communities and refugees in Pakistan.

Afghan Taliban close Torkham border again

The Taliban government in Afghanistan has once again closed the Pak-Afghan border at Torkham for all kinds of movement.

Program launched to update details of 500,000 registered Afghan refugees

Pakistan has updated details of more than 500,000 registered Afghan refugees as part of a campaign to issue renewed PoR cards.

UNHCR hails Pakistan’s humanitarian operations in Afghanistan

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has thanked Pakistan for facilitating the humanitarian operations in Afghanistan.

Afghan women activists launch ‘don’t touch my clothes’ campaign

Some Afghan women activists have launched “Don’t touch my clothes” campaign on social media to protest the Taliban government’s actions.

Torkham border opened for pedestrian movement

Pak-Afghan border at Torkham has been opened for pedestrians after which a large number of people have started movement to both countries.

Those leaving Afghanistan may return only with return of peace

A large number of people in Afghanistan are leaving the country after the Taliban takeover due to uncertain political and security situation.

Movement of journalists against proposed media law intensifies

On Sunday, the opposition leaders from different political parties joined in the sit-in of journalists to show solidarity with them.

Schools closure, ban on inter-city transport extended in 8 KP districts

The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) has extended schools closure and ban on inter-city transport in 24 districts of the country.

70 Years of German-Pakistani bilateral relations: Frigate Bayern visits Karachi

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of German-Pakistani bilateral relations, the frigate Bayern is visiting Karachi.