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Raasta review: It’s Sahir Lodhi against your sanity

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KARACHI: It’s not a review it’s an outburst. A sudden release of emotions that took place after something expectedly horrible deceived me into being a little less of a disappointment eventually ended up exceeding my expectations in foolishness. Raasta begins with a bruised and battered Sahir Lodhi taking us back into the lives of other characters […]

‘Fasana Raqam Karein’: A journalist reminisces

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Today, all records have been broken when it comes to freedom of the press, thought, and expression. There’s total freedom of reporting. As a result, however, journalists have gone overboard as far as reporting of events is concerned. They would be well advised to apply the brakes and be careful in reporting; they must also […]

Irsa forecast 18pc water shortage for Kharif

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ISLAMABAD –  Indus River System Authority (IRSA) advisory committee on Friday forecast 18 per cent water shortage for the upcoming early Kharif season. The advisory committee further forecast that in the late Kharif season the shortage will come to zero, said Director Operations and Spokesman IRSA, Khalid Rana, while briefing newsmen about decision made by […]

PM greets newly-elected body of APNS

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has congratulated the newly-elected representative body of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS). The prime minister extended his deepest congratulations to Sarmad Ali, President, Kazi Asad Abid, Senior Vice President, Mehtab Khan, Vice President, and Umar Mujeeb Shami, Secretary General. The prime minister said that the print media had played […]

Bring back bloggers, IHC orders FIA

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to bring back the bloggers – who went missing in January and left Pakistan after their ‘recovery’– and to initiate a legal action against them if there is any evidence about their committing blasphemy on social media. In its three-page summary judgment on […]

Pemra fines channel for airing indecent content

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday fined Hum TV Rs1 million for airing indecent content on January 29, 2017. On receipt of a number of complaints from general public, a show cause notice was issued to the channel on February 20, said a Pemra press release. Through a show cause notice, the […]