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Japanese pianist Jun Kanno strikes a chord with Karachi

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KARACHI : The idea of bridging cultures through music may be an old but it’s still very effective as it transcends languages, cultural differences and borders. With this spirit, National Academy of Performing Arts’ (Napa) aptly titled ‘Bridging Cultures through Music’ came to an end on May 24. The three-day juncture had begun with a tribute […]

World starts enacting laws to curb online hate speech

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Governments worldwide are now busy framing effective laws to hold social networking websites responsible for searching and deleting defamatory content promptly or face massive financial penalties, which is quite a shift from the past when the focus was primarily on individuals posting or uploading controversial or provocative material on Internet. “Cyber-bullying” and an increase in […]

Pemra issues show cause notices to channel

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Thursday issued two show cause notices to ARY News for casting aspersions against the armed forces of Pakistan in its programmes. The first show cause was issued with regard to airing of special transmission on DawnLeaks report dated May 10, 2017. In the programme, Arshad Sharif, drew a […]

Amir Khan granted bail in four media house attack cases

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MQM-P leader denies his party has connections with London An anti-terrorism court (ATC) granted bail to Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Amir Khan against Rs50,000 in each of the four media house attack cases. Khan, senior deputy convener of the party, and MQM-P chief Dr Farooq Sattar have already obtained protective bail in several such […]