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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, […]


Project encouraging plantation in metropolis begins

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KARACHI: The Maa Dharti Project to provide the city with a green cover was kicked off with a lecture on ‘Karachi monsoon 2018 tree plantation’ by Tofiq Pasha Mooraj, popularly known as ‘The Mali’, at The Second Floor (T2F) on Tuesday. Mooraj started off by pointing out that people were concerned about the environment as […]


Celebrating Coke Studio’s decade of music

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Having released two previous editions of the Coke Studio Coffee-Table Book, Coca-Cola Pakistan is back with the third and perhaps the most definitive edition. The coffee table book, designed with beautiful aesthetic, is not just a great collector’s edition but is for anyone interested in music, the ethos of the show, its evolution and what […]


SC orders Jinnah University for Women to issue BA degrees

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The Karachi registry of the Supreme Court has directed the Jinnah University for Women to issue BA degrees to students who have passed four semesters at the educational institution. The order came on a petition of students against the university administration for not issuing them their BA degrees. Maham Khan and other applicants said they […]


EU election observers informed of media curbs

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ISLAMABAD: Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Sherry Rehman on Wedn­esday brought to the notice of a European Union delegation the difficulties being faced by media, especially Dawn, across the country. Talking to a four-member delegation of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Pakis­tan led by Michael Gahler, Senator Rehman said […]


FIA arrests three Nigerians for cybercrimes

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RAWALPINDI: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) Cybercrime Wing on Wednesday arrested three Nigerian nationals for using Facebook and emails to conduct online fraud. In a press conference at his office, Cybercrime Wing Deputy Director Syed Shahid Hassan described the method by which the scam was perpetrated. According to Mr Hassan, the suspects initially contacted victims […]


SC adjourns contempt hearing against Jang Group

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday directed Editor-in-Chief Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman to tender an unconditional apology in a contempt case and adjourned the hearing for today (Thursday). A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar resumed hearing into a contempt petition, filed by former deputy attorney general […]


Media bound to be unbiased as ECP issues poll code

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Wednesday released the code of conduct and guidelines for media with regards to coverage of the upcoming general election, 2018, calling for unbiased reporting and journalistic scrutiny of political parties and candidates. The Election Commission of Pakistan will evolve a suitable mechanism for the implementation of the Media […]


Another Geo Film ‘Load Wedding’ to be released on Eidul Azha

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KARACHI: Another Big News for film lovers from Geo Films, Film wala Pictures & GEO Films Presents – ‘LOAD WEDDING’ a film starred by Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat. Featuring their Actor in Law couple, Fahad Mustafa and Mehwish Hayat, it looks like it’ll be yet another crazy release. ‘Load Wedding’ is an upcoming romantic […]