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Govt considering to establish media university: Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhary has said the government is considering a proposal to establish a media university in Islamabad through merger of the academies of Radio Pakistan and PTV. The federal minister, during a visit of the state-owned Radio Pakistan on Wednesday, said that the media university will produce graduates in the fields of news, reporting, drama and other cultural fields. He said the resources of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and PTV academies will be…

Arrangements made to hold sixth population census from March 15

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has finalised all arrangements to conduct the much-awaited and sixth population census from March 15, 2017, official sources revealed on Monday. “The census will be held in two phases starting from March 15, 2017”. The first phase of the census would be completed in mid-April, while the second phase was likely to start from April 24 to end in mid-May. Preliminary results of the national population census would start coming in from June that would be made public…

Weekly inflation goes up

ISLAMABAD: The Sensitive Price Index (SPI) for the combined group has been increased by 0.15 per cent for the week ended on July 24 to as compare to previous week, ARY News reported.