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Need stressed to boost mobile journalism in Pakistan

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MULTAN: Mobile journalism is an emerging form of journalism to gather, edit and distribute news using portable devices with network connectivity, said Noreen Shams, a broadcast journalist and trainer for a three-day training on mobile journalism, organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with Open Society Foundation in Multan. She said that cell phone […]


Planning Commission endorses Rs815m for Ministry of Climate Change: report

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ISLAMABAD: The Planning Commission has endorsed a budget of Rs815 million for development of the portfolio of Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) from Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) fund and also approved the Indicative Budget Ceiling (IBC) by a tentative amount of Rs815 million, according to a report by a private media outlet. Earlier, the […]


Khursheed condemns ban on Geo News

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SUKKUR: The Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah said on Thursday that it is not the opportune time todisclose the name of caretaker prime minister. He said consultations and discussions are going on over different candidates, adding the final decision would be taken in the last month. Khursheed Shah […]


UC secretary held in journalist murder case

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SIALKOT: The police Thursday arrested secretary M Jamil of Union Council (UC) Begowala in connection with the murder of local journalist Zeeshan Butt. Police have also sealed the UC office. It is to be noted here that on March 27, 2018, journalist Zeeshan Butt was shot dead when he was interviewing UC Chairman Imran Aslam […]


SC orders govts to clear media houses’ dues in 30 days

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ISLAMABAD – Clamping complete ban on self-projection advertisements by politicians, the three-member apex court bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar Wednesday directed federal and provincial governments to clear the pending dues of media houses on account of advertisements within one month’s time. In another case relating to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) autonomous status in […]