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RSF, Freedom Network write to caretaker PM over curbs on media

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ISLAMABAD: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and its partner in Pakistan, Freedom Network (FN), have expressed concern over reports of media censorship in the country, observing that “censorship and intimidation of media are incompatible with democracy”. In a joint letter written to caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk, the RSF and FN called upon the authorities to […]

Senate body directs PTV to charge Nawaz, Maryam for ‘unnecessary’ coverage

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) was directed by the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting to charge advertisement rates to ousted prime minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz for 101 events shown on the channel in the 10 months after Nawaz’s removal from office. The committee was presided over by […]

Ahsan Khan joins the cast of Alif

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Ahsan Khan is a versatile actor with a number of diverse characters to his credit and years of experience to back it up. Now, the Udaari actor, who prefers to not attach himself with arbitrary projects, has joined the cast of forthcoming drama serial Alif that also stars Sajal Aly, Hamza Ali Abbasi and Kubra […]

Industries without treatment plants will be sealed, warns judicial commission

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KARACHI: The Supreme Court-mandated Judicial Commission on Water and Sanitation has given three months to various industries operating in the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) to install in-house effluent treatment plants. The industries were warned that they would be sealed in case they violated the commission’s orders. During its hearing in Karachi on Monday, the commission […]