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Monthly Archives: June 2018

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Second Pakistan Film Festival to be held in New York

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KARACHI: The second edition of the Pakistan Film Festival, being organised by Pakistan’s Mission to the United Nations, will take place in New York on July 7-8, featuring top stars from the country’s movie industry. According to an official press release, several of the latest films from Pakistan will be shown during the festival at […]

Senti Aur Mental is based on a wedding, says Yasra Rizvi

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Multiple filmmakers are exploring different genres and trying their luck in the new wave of Pakistani cinema. While it is refreshing that various themes are highlighted on the big screen, the number of movies releasing every year is also growing. Aside from films that are scheduled to release in the coming days and months, there […]

APNS to play role in voter turnout

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KARACHI: The caretaker Sindh Chief Minister, Fazal-ur-Rehman, has said the media is the most important pillar of our country and it has to play a very constructive role in holding free, fair and transparent general elections on July 25. Fazal-ur-Rehman was talking to a delegation of the All Pakistan Newspaper Society (APNS) led by its […]

Media urged to apprise voters about electoral procedure

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ISLAMABAD: Participants of a training workshop have said that media should not only play the role of critical watchdogs during upcoming general election 2018 but also inform citizens about conduct of election, political parties and their manifestoes. They expressed these view during three days long training workshop on election laws, role of political parties in […]

SC stops contempt proceedings against Mir Shakil after he apologises

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday stopped contempt of court proceedings against Mir Shakilur Rehman after he tendered an unconditional apology. A three-member bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, had issued a notice to Rehman for his contemptuous statements made outside the Supreme Court. When Rehman […]

Rain emergency declared in city amid forecast of moderate showers

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The authorities declared an emergency across Karachi on Thursday in view of the Meteorological Department’s forecast of moderate rains in the metropolis in the next 48 hours, Geo News reported. The weather monitory body predicted moderate to heavy showers with gusty winds in the city and other parts of the country on Thursday and Friday, […]

Censored, contaminated democracy unacceptable: Bilawal

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday unveiled the PPP’s 10th manifesto with pledges to curtail hunger, rebuild the country’s economy and foster harmony among different institutions of the state. The PPP is the first party to unveil its manifesto titled: “BB Ka Waada Nibhana Hai, Pakistan Bachana Hai” (Promise […]

M Saleem appointed as Pemra Chairman

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ISLAMABAD: Muhammad Saleem is appointed as Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on contract basis, for a period of four years, in terms of Section 7(1) of Pemra (Amendment) Act, 2007 as amended Pemra (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018, with immediate effect and until further orders. He is appointed in pursuance of the orders of the […]

Pakistani feature film Gumm makes it big at international festivals

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With Pakistani cinema striving to make a mark both nationally and internationally, it is inspiring to see local films making it big on global fronts. Recent past has seen multiple Pakistani films going places and winning awards at various international film festivals. The newest addition to the list is the SCO Film Festival in Qingdao […]

SC orders notification of Baig’s appointment as Pemra chief

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan Wednesday ordered issuance of a notification of Mohammad Saleem Baig’s appointment as chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) within two days. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar resumed hearing of Pemra chairman appointment case on Wednesday, reported Geo News. During the […]

Urdu newspaper wants Facebook banned in Pakistan

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A renowned Urdu newspaper on Wednesday sent a legal notice to Facebook and requested the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and finance ministry to block the social media giant in the country. Daily Qudrat demanded legal action against the Facebook management after its official page and certain users were blocked to […]

Election tribunal disqualifies Abbasi for life

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ISLAMABAD: In a surprise move, the appellate tribunal at the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) not only barred former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Fawad Chaudhry from contesting elections from their native constituencies NA-57 (Murree) and NA-67 (Jhelum), but also disqualified them for life for being not honest […]

More rain predicted

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LAHORE: Scattered rain was observed in the city here Wednesday while Met office predicted more rain during the next 24 hours. Met officials said seasonal low lies over north Balochistan. Moist currents are penetrating central and southern parts of the country. They predicted that rain-thundershower with gusty winds is expected at scattered places in Mirpurkhas, […]