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Journalists stage rallies to show solidarity with Dawn

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KARACHI: Journalists staged rallies in different parts of the country on Wednesday on the call of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to mark the World Press Freedom Day and to show solidarity with Dawn. The show of solidarity comes amid reports that the government has recommended disciplinary action against the paper and its […]

Facebook blocking blasphemous, anti-state content

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1,864 pieces of content blocked so far on request of Pakistan govt since 2013 WASHINGTON: Facebook, which has about 28 million users in the country, has admitted that it is carefully reviewing its content in Pakistan and cooperating with the government in blocking blasphemous and anti-state content. A spokesman for the social media giant told […]

Pemra revokes Bol TV licences

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ISLAMABAD: As the interior ministry has turned down the security clearance of directors of Labbaik Pvt Ltd, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has cancelled the satellite TV licences of Bol News and Bol Entertainment. The interior ministry refused security clearance of the company’s directors Shoaib A. Shaikh, Ayesha Shoaib Sheikh, Viqas Atiq and Sarwat […]

“You’re just damaging your own industry.”

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Having made her big screen debut with a memorable cameo in Asim Raza’s Ho Mann Jahan, actor Syra Shahroz took on her first major role in a motion picture with Umer Adil’s Chalay Thay Saath, which made its way to cinema last month.  Essaying the role of Resham, she was joined by an eclectic cast […]