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Daily Archives: April 24, 2018

Report on missing activist sought

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday sought a report from Ministry of Defence pertaining to whereabouts of a missing rights activist Raza Mahmood Khan. As hearing started, a Deputy Attorney General Javed Kasuri filed a report on behalf of Ministry of Interior which disclosed that the alleged missing activist was not in custody of […]

KUJ-Dastoor office-bearers elected

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Tariq Abul Hasan and Hamidur Rehman were elected as president and general secretary of the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ-Dastoor), respectively, in the election for the year 2018-19 held at the Karachi Press Club. Khalil Ahmed Nasir and Asif Jiaja were elected as vice-presidents while Munir Aqeel Ansari and Jamal Khurshid were elected joint secretaries. […]

March 2018 was third warmest globally

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ISLAMABAD: March of this year has emerged as the third warmest on record the world over, especially in Pakistan where a heatwave swept across Sindh and temperatures in various towns and cities touched 45°C. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department data, at least 34 meteorological stations registered temperatures 10°C above the monthly average last month. […]

Six fake Facebook accounts of President operational, NA body told

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National Assembly Standing Committee on Government Assurance was told that as many as six fake Facebook accounts of President Mamnoon Hussain are operational. The committee met with Shahzadi Umerzadi Tiwana in the chair here at Parliament Lodges on Monday. The committee discussed fake Facebook accounts of the President of Pakistan and a complaint about posting […]

Careem comes under cyber attack!

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DUBAI: Careem, a ride-hailing app and rival of Uber in the Middle East, said on Monday it was the victim of a cyber attack that compromised the data of its clients and employees. The company said in a message to customers that the attack was detected on January 14, at a time when the app […]

Cannot grant licence to Axact channel: Pemra

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KARACHI: Presenting its arguments regarding the Axact Company’s channel’s licence before the Sindh High Court Justice Muhammad Shafi Siddiqui, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) counsel said Shoaib Shaikh had no source of income and without receiving advertisements, his channel is distributing motorcycles, land cruisers and even aircrafts. The Pemra’s counsel further continued its […]

APNS, its Chinese counterpart sign MoU on media cooperation

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspaper Society (APNS) signed a cooperation memorandum with the All-China Journalists Association (ACJA) on April 18, 2018 at Beijing for developing bilateral media ties between Pakistan and China under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) framework. Kazi Asad Abid, Senior Vice President of APNS, and Ms. Wang Dongmei, Executive Secretary of […]

SC tells Geo to pay salaries ‘at the earliest’

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court directed the administration of Geo TV on Monday to ensure that salaries not paid to employees for the past three months were disbursed at the earliest. Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, the editor-in-chief of Geo-Jang Group, appeared before a three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. The issue of non-payment of salaries […]