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Daily Archives: June 29, 2018

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 […]