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Call for effective implementation of right to information law

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The Centre for Peace and Development Initiative (CPDI) on Thursday organised a seminar urging authorities concerned to ensure effective and unhindered implementation of the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act, 2016. Veteran journalist and human rights activist Zubeida Mustafa said the Right to Information Act serves as a means of check and balance to […]


SHC restores Bol News licence

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday ordered restoration of the licence of Bol TV channel which was revoked for failing to secure security clearance for its directors from the interior ministry. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Autho­rity (Pemra) had on Wed­nes­day revoked the lice­n­ce of Bol News after the interior ministry rejec­ted security clearance […]


TV channels asked to avoid airing controversial content

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) on Thursday ordered private TV channels to respect the sanctity of Ramazan and avoid airing controversial content. The regulatory body issued guidelines asking all TV channels to strictly follow the code of conduct during the holy month and avoid airing controversial content. The PEMRA said, in […]


The making of a legend

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Veteran actor Shabnam, who ruled millions of hearts for over two decades, is finally coming back to the silver screen after a long stretch of absence. From 1970 till the late 1980s, she was the one actor whose presence in a film ensured its fate. Her pairing with co-star Nadeem Baig not only resulted in […]