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Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors voices concern at curbs on media freedom

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KARACHI: Arif Nizami and Dr Jabbar Khattak, the president and the secretary general respectively of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), have expressed concern over curbs on freedom of expression, especially attempts by certain elements to hamper distribution of newspapers and electronic media transmissions. “These attempts constitute an attack on freedom of expression and […]


PFUC chairman elected

LAHORE – Young journalist and columnist Farrukh Shahbaz Warraich Wednesday was elected Chairman of Pakistan Federal Union of Columnists (PFUC) thrice. Farrukh is one of the founding members of PFUC. Journalists and people from different political parties greeted Farrukh and hoped he would continue with the cause. The Nation


IHC withdraws show cause notices for TV anchors

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday withdrew the show cause notices served to the TV anchors and local TV owner in the case related to the implementation of Ramzan guidelines. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of IHC heard the case related to the ‘lottery and entertainment’ TV shows during the holy month of Ramadan. The […]


Yet another heatwave to hit city in a week

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The Pakistan Meteorological Department has warned of yet another severe heatwave within a week, even before the ongoing spell, which has kept temperatures between 42 and 44 degrees Celsius over the past five days, has come to an end. “Karachiites will have a very few days of respite from the hot weather in the ongoing […]


Government committed to adopting digitisation

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KARACHI: The government strongly believes in adopting digital technologies and innovative applications to enable cross-sector socio-economic development and achievement of sustainable development goals, said Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Anusha Rahman. She said that the Digital Pakistan Policy will serve as a catalyst towards a holistic digital ecosystem in the country with advanced concepts […]