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PTI demands removal of PTV chairman

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf on Monday demanded immediate removal of Attaul Haq Qasmi from the chairmanship of the state-run Pakistan Television. In a letter written by PTI leader Andleeb Abbas to Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Maryam Aurangzeb, the PTI stated that Qasmi’s appointment as the corporation’s managing director and chairperson is a “violation […]

Sindh governor approves Right to Information bill

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Sindh Governor Mohammad Zubair on Monday signed into law the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Law 2016 that was passed by the provincial assembly last month. On March 13, the assembly had unanimously passed into law the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Bill-2016 that would build a proper mechanism with defined timelines for […]

PM directs broad steps for safety, security of journalists: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed to take comprehensive measures for the safety and security of journalists and media workers. She said implementation of law should not be a story but it should be implemented. She said that recommendation of the committee headed […]

When Atif, Ali had to perform for VIPs

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The courts of Kings and Lords, historically, had special seating spaces for their viziers on the sides in their grand halls while the people, whom they ruled over, were allowed to walk up to the rulers, within a few feet distance, to make pleas or present offerings. However, the rulers of Pakistani fans hearts, the […]

Blasphemous contents on social media: FIA initiates probe against NGOs funding disallowed publication

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Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has initiated investigation against the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which are allegedly financing/ funding for promotion/publication of blasphemous contents on social media. “The FIA has arrested four persons allegedly involved in spreading blasphemous contents on social media and currently they are on physical remand,” revealed Deputy Director FIA Nauman Ashraf, while briefing […]