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From Pakistan, with love

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the upcoming edition of the UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF) where South Asian cinema, feminist content, storytellers and narratives continue to be the predominant theme, some fantastic artists and films from Pakistan will take centre stage. The UK Asian Film Festival, known before as Tongues on Fire Asian Woman […]

IHC division bench allows Geo TV ICA

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ISLAMABAD: An Islamabad High Court (IHC) division bench here Wednesday allowed Geo TV intra-court appeal (ICA) that it filed against the judicial contempt proceedings, initiated by the court’s single bench comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui against the channel’s management and participants of a programme ‘Report Card’ for ridiculing the court order regarding Valentine’s Day. Geo […]

Police reforms: role of media

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Media is uniquely placed to play an important role in police reforms at the policy as well as operational level. Media persons are constantly in touch with policymakers and frontline police officers, and importantly with the community at large. According to PILDAT’s publication, Policing and Media in Pakistan, media can support police reforms through its […]

Missing activist Samar Abbas contacts family members

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KARACHI: Missing social media activist Samar Abbas, who mysteriously disappeared in January last year, contacted his family Tuesday and is expected to return home soon. Abbas heads the Civil Progress Alliance Pakistan (CPAP). “We received a call from Samar on Tuesday,” his brother Ashar Abbas told The Express Tribune. “He informed us that he has […]

Pemra asked to frame rules for TV channels on gruesome videos

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PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to make regulations barring TV channels from telecasting gruesome videos and pictures related to the acts of terrorism. A bench consisting of Justice Qaisar Rasheed and Justice Mussarat Hilali also ordered the directors of major public sector hospitals in the […]

Time for apologies over, SC tells anchor

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday gave anchorperson Dr Shahid Masood until March 12 to submit objections to the joint investigation team (JIT) report laying bogus his claims regarding the Zainab murder case convict. Geo News reported On March 1, the JIT had submitted its report to the SC and dismissed all of the […]