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Big Brother monitors all WhatsApp,Telegram messages, phones

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WASHINGTON: The Big Brother is watching everyone. In an explosive revelation, WikiLeaks on Tuesday released thousands of documents containing information about the hacking softwares of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) used to obtain information from iphones, androids phone and Smart TVs. WikiLeaks termed the release the largest-ever publication of confidential documents on the CIA and described […]

IHC wants blasphemous content on social media blocked

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  ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday urged religious scholars to jointly deal with the issue of blasphemous content on social media. The court observed that the bureaucracy had apparently failed to tackle such a sensitive issue which sometimes resulted in the murder of alleged blasphemers. The judge, who […]

Family suffering as COMSATS student remains missing

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ABBOTTABAD: The family of a student of the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology is in shock as he has been missing for the last 48 days. Fatehul Aziz, father of Hamza Farooqi, from the Firdaus Hall hostel of the COMSATS, told The News that his 20-year-old son was a student of the Bachelor of Business […]

IHC summons Nisar over blasphemy on social sites

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ISLAMABAD: Hearing a contempt petition against non-implementation of court orders regarding blockage of blasphemous content on the social media, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday directed Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to appear before the court in person on Wednesday (today). The bench in its order noted: […]

Three ‘extortionists’ impersonating journalists, law enforcers held

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The Sindh Rangers on Tuesday arrested three suspects, who allegedly work as facilitators for a political party. A spokesman for the Sindh Rangers said the arrested men – Faraz Tariq, Mohammed Sajjad and Zarrar Ahmed – extorted money from Lalu Khait, Liaquatabad area, as they pretended to be journalists and officials of the law enforcement […]

I’m stepping away from controversial cinema, says ‘Maalik’ star Hassan Niazi

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KARACHI: Throughout the ongoing revival of Pakistani cinema, film-makers have so far been playing it safe. Most of the films coming out only fall under romantic comedies or road film genres. With censor boards limiting the spectrum films can explore, and the justified pressure of succeeding on the box office, film-makers are put in a tough […]