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PPF stands in solidarity with Gharidah Farooqi following abusive trend against her

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the vile social media trend against journalist and Newsone anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi and stands in solidarity with her. Such abusive campaigns are an attack on press freedom and undermine the ability of journalists to do their work freely being at the receiving end of such hateful messages. On August 18, an abusive trend […]


Minister trolled for misstating facts about national anthem

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LAHORE: Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb was trolled on social media for presenting wrong facts about the launch of the national anthem. Talking to the media ahead of the Independence Day, Ms Aurangzeb had said first prime minister of the country, Liaquat Ali Khan, launched the national anthem in 1954. Now Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif […]


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly passes resolution against ban on ARY news

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly has passed a resolution against the ban on ARY News and demanded the restoration of its transmission. According to details, Provincial Minister Shaukat Yousufzai tabled the resolution, seeking the restoration of ARY News transmission. The resolution strongly condemned the cancellation of ARY News’ no-objection certificate (NOC). “The government has not […]


Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), education ministry launch four education TV channels

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Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in collaboration with the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, is launching four education TV channels to keep the students informed about educational activities in the remote and far-flung areas of the country. In this regard, a MoU was signed by Additional Secretary Federal Education Ministry, Waseem Ajmal […]


Yasmin leads rally to express solidarity with journalists

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Provincial Health Minister and PTI Central Punjab President Dr. Yasmin Rashid has said on this occasion that we demand the federal government to immediately stop the illegal actions against the senior journalists including ARY News. Today, thousands of workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf are protesting against the strangulation of journalism by the federal government. The federal […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) delegation calls on Sindh Information Minister

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A delegation of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Wednesday called on Sindh Minister for Information Sharjeel Inam Memon at his office.  The delegation was comprised of Secretary General of CPNE, Aamir Mehmood, Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khattak, Maqsood Yousufi, Saeed Khawar, Ghulam Nabi Chandio and Basheer Memon. On this occasion, Secretary Information Abdul Rasheed […]


Man held for establishing fake online portal of interior ministry: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

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The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested a suspect allegedly involved in establishing a fake online portal of the interior ministry to swindle money from the people.According to the FIA officials, the cybercrime circle of the agency in Islamabad arrested the suspect during a raid in Faisalabad. “He is involved in issuing fake permits from […]


Marriyum says Radio Pakistan, Pakistan TV are country’s assets

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Radio Pakistan organized a colorful Diamond Jubilee Awards 2022 ceremony in Islamabad to honor and recognize the services of its legendary artists. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb who was chief guest on the occasion, described Radio Pakistan and PTV as the country’s asset saying they have contributed immensely to promotion of tolerance and […]


Pakistan earns $2,615m from IT services’ export

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Pakistan earned US $2,615.815 million by providing different Information Technology (IT) services in various countries during the twelve months of fiscal year 2021-22. This shows growth of 24.10 percent as compared to US $2,107.800 million earned through provision of services during the corresponding period of fiscal year 2020-21, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. During […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) GIVES 72-HOUR ULTIMATUM TO RESTORE ARY NEWS TRANSMISSION

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has given 72-hour ultimatum to the incumbent government to restore ARY News transmission. Secretary General of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Rana Azeem has said that if the broadcasting of ARY News is not restored within 72 hours and the cases against journalists are not terminated, then they […]


Imran Riaz taken off air by Express News

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Lahore: Anchor and YouTuber Imran Riaz Khan on Monday revealed that he has been stopped from going on air on his show on Express News. In an Urdu language statement issued on Twitter, Imran Riaz said, “When I went to Express News office to do my show I was told, ‘we are sorry we cannot […]


Sami Ibrahim under fire for a derogatory comment

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ISLAMABAD—Journalist Sami Ibrahim has been criticized on social media for a derogatory comment about Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. In a video, Sami makes fun of efforts to disqualify the chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Imran Khan. However, he makes a derogatory comment about the foreign minister. Journalist Hasan Khan reacted angrily, using abusive words about […]


Journalist granted interim bail

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ISLAMABAD: Additional District and Sessions Judge (ADSJ) Zeba Chaudhry on Tuesday granted pre-arrest interim bail to journalist Khawar Ghumman in the FIR registered for inciting mutiny. Ghumman has applied for pre arrest bail in the case. The court after hearing the preliminary arguments granted him pre-arrest bail till Aug 24 against Rs50,000 surety bonds. The […]


Chopper crash in Balochistan Government to arrest all culprits involved in social media propaganda

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Government on Tuesday decided to arrest all individuals involved in negative social media campaign following the helicopter crash in Balochistan’s Lasbela district in which six Pakistan army soldiers were martyred, sources claimed on Tuesday. Sources added that even people who led the propaganda, as revealed through investigations by those already arrested, will also be apprehended. […]