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Historic homecoming today

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LAHORE – Hundreds of PML-N leaders and workers have been arrested ahead of today’s arrival of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in Lahore. Though the crackdown by the caretaker government was Punjab-wide, most of the arrests made since Wednesday night came in the provincial capital – which was sealed on […]

PTV imposes ban on coverage of Nawaz’s homecoming rally

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ISLAMABAD: The state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has imposed a ban on coverage of Nawaz Sharif’s homecoming rally and political activities a day before the former prime minister is set to return to Pakistan. “Please note that no convicted person is to be shown or talked about on any PTV channel/programme, whether in paid advertisements, news […]

Askari inaugurates Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign at CM House

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LAHORE: Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Dr Hassan Askari inaugurated the monsoon tree plantation campaign by planting a tree in the lawns of Chief Minister’s House on Thursday. A target of planting 300 million trees in three months has been fixed during this campaign. Parks & Horticulture Authority (PHA) will also plant different kinds of plants […]

Ready to fight ‘dark forces’ for freedom of expression: PFUJ

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ISLAMABAD (PR): Journalists and media workers on Wednesday staged protests across the country against the unannounced censorship imposed by the “hidden and dark forces” on media and creating hindrances in the distribution of Daily Dawn in the Cantonment areas of the country. The protests were organised on the call of the Pakistan Federal Union of […]

Pemra warns TV channels against airing derogatory content

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ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority on Thursday issued a warning to various satellite TV channels to comply with Code of Conduct of the Election Commission of Pakistan and PEMRA for media and refrain from airing derogatory and malicious content against judiciary and armed forces as well as political leadership. PEMRA’s warning to […]

Journalists boycott Senate proceedings.

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ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has referred complaints of “unannounced media censorship” and disruption in the distribution of Dawn to the Standing Committee on Information and asked it to present its report in one week. The decision came on Thursday after a boycott of the Senate session by journalists in response to a call given […]

Election fever: Ali Azmat endorses Fauzia Kasuri

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With General Elections coming up later this month, several members of the entertainment industry have endorsed their choice of candidates. Singer-songwriter and one of music industry’s biggest names, Ali Azmat, has endorsed Fauzia Kasuri, who is presently associated with Pak Sarzameen Party Pakistan, which is founded by Syed Mustafa Kamal. Taking to Twitter, Ali Azmat […]