Reports suggest that over the years, dozens of people have gone missing in the province which has been reeling from sporadic tribal insurgencies. Many of these were allegedly later found in the custody of security forces.…Continue
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DHAKA, August 30, 2012: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) extended the time limit for their Padma Bridge loans effectiveness by a month to September 30, according to official sources.
The Economic Relations Division (ERD) today (Thursday) held a meeting with the visiting ADB Director General for South Asia region, Juan Miranda, on extension of the loan effectiveness. After the meeting, ERD officials confirmed the extension of the…Continue
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In the image above: (L) Editor in Chief of The Oslo Times Hatef Mokhtar & in (R) Speaker, Artist & Author Ms. Rebecca Rifai of Canada.
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According to police, 30-year-old Seemab of Pandori area in Narang Mandi worked for a Lahore basednewspaper and had not been paid fopr last two months. The hostel administration was pressing her to pay the room rent ahead of Eid.
On Wednesday, Seemab jumped from the fourth floor of the girls’ hostel. She was taken to hospital but could not survive.
Seemab was the…Continue
(Australia) Federal Labor backbencher Steve Gibbons has called for fines for journalists who publish misleading or incorrect stories.
Mr Gibbons, the Member for Bendigo, told Parliament that people were losing faith in journalism and voiced concerns about the lack of accountability in the sector.
He said recommendations from the Finkelstein independent review of the media did not go far enough and journalists should be fined for their…Continue
MARK COLVIN: The Burmese government has announced the abolition of media censorship. The former military junta applied heavy censorship to newspapers, magazines and even song lyrics. But as part of the country's democratic reforms the press scrutiny board will be no more. The changes take effect from today.
Southeast Asia correspondent Zoe Daniel joins me from Bangkok. Did you expect this?
ZOE DANIEL: Mark, I'm not all that surprised, in the sense that this has been…
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Jamil Karzai – Politician and Parliamentarian of Afghanistan…Continue
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Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial on Friday directed power supply authorities and departments concerned to take steps for eradication of load shedding and equitable power distribution to all and also ordered to abolish exemption being given to certain housing societies and treat them equally.
The chief justice remarked that it was the paramount obligation of state under Article 9 of the constitution to provide basic necessities of life to…
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The Red Wrath is the story of a boy growing up in the 1970s peaceful world of Afghanistan. Asif is the young son of Zulfiqar Khan who is an inspirational leader and political speaker of Shir Abad village near Mazar e…Continue
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Peshawar University Teachers Association (PUTA) represented by President PUTA Prof. Jamil Ahmad, and Dr. FazliNasir, General Secretary, PUTA met Mr. Hassan Darvishvand, Counsel General of Iran in Peshawar for a condolence Meeting showing Unity with the People of Iran in this troubled time. Dr. QiblaAyaz, Vice Chancellor, University of Peshawar headed the Delegation. Speaking on the occasion, VC Peshawar University expressed deep sorrow on the demise of most precious lives in the recent…Continue
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National Highways and Motorways Police Sector M-1 celebrates independence day here at main motorway toll plaza Peshawar (KP) under the supervision of sector commander M-1 SSP nMuhammad Tahir Khan. At Toll Plaza SSP and his team wel come commuters and distributed Pakistani Flags and Sweets to kids too. Taking to media persons SSP said the Independence Day of Pakistan (Urdu: یوم آزادی; translated as Youm-e-Azadi), the day on which Pakistan came into existence, the British rule ended and…Continue
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In the image above: (L) The Honourable Ambassador of Ukraine in Oslo H.E.
Mr. Yurii ONISCHENKO with the Editor in Chief of The Oslo Times, Hatef Mokhtar (R)…Continue
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In the image above: (R) Ms. Esti Andayani - The Honorable Ambassador of Indonesia to Norway with Hatef Mokhtar Editor in Chief The Oslo Times (L)
Honorable Ambassador of Indonesia to Norway, ‘The Oslo Times’ welcomes you to an exclusive interview with its Chief Editor and Editorial Board panel.…Continue
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PESHAWAR ; The government of KPK has given four years extension of vice chancellorship to kidnapped vice chancellor of Islamia Collage University, Mr. Ajaml Khan. He completed his first tenure as Vice Chancellor on 26 June 2012.…Continue
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Story/Photos Geoffrey Buta, Ghana.
Inspired by participating the World Day to combat Desertification, students of the Kunbungu District Assembly local school have taken upon themselves to advocate for climate change in their respectivecommunities.
The celebration engaged a number of students, traditional rulers and community members at the kunbungu District Assembly in the Northern Region of Ghana.
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Malik Faisal Moonzajer- Journalist & writer
Discrimination and worship is very common in Afghanistan rather than any country in the world. Still around the globe in different countries the matter of black /whites, fat/ thin, Hindu/ Muslim, men/women and the other types of discrimination are spoken.
The matter of discrimination and worship is always raised by Afghanistan four ethnical groups, Pashtons, Persians, Hazaras and Uzbeks. These raises sometimes were…Continue
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A large number of Ghanaians and foreigners will have the opportunity to pay their last respects to the late President John Evans Atta Mills from Wednesday as the country commences an elaborate three-day state funeral.
He will be laid in state at the Banquet Hall of the State House in Accra.
The President died on Tuesday July 24, 2012.
President John Dramani Mahama will be the first person to file past the casket, after which other…
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A Pakistani border official says a key crossing to Afghanistan in the country's northwest has been reopened for NATO supplies after being closed for nearly two weeks due to a militant attack
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PESHAWAR (APP): Peshawar Electricity Supply Company (PESCO) has urged its consumer for conserving maximum energy to overcome the current energy crisis in the with the cooperation of customers.
According to a spokesman the company is taking all possible steps to overcome the energy crisis, however public is also requested, to conserve energy by means of less consumption especially during the peak hours i.e from 6.00 P.M. to 11.00 P.M. It as asked the petrol pumps and Jewellery shops for…
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PESHAWAR (APP): The khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Mian Iftikhar Hussain has approved acquiring 314 kanal of lands for the construction of Mian Raashid Shaheed Campus of Abdul Wali Khan University in Pabbi tehsil of Nowshera District.The Information Minister directed the concerned quarters for completing all the necessary requirements to this effect at the earliest so that project could be implemented well in time. He issued these directives at a meeting he chaired about…Continue
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