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PPF expresses concern over detainment of Belarusian journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus expressed over the raid on media outlets and detainment of journalists on Tuesday, August 7, in Minsk. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urges the Belarusian authorities to immediately release the detained journalists and stop harassment of independent media organizations and journalists. […]


PTV to give equal coverage to all political parties: PTI

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is determined to streamline the state-run Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) by giving equal coverage to all political parties instead of making it the mouthpiece of the government. A PTI spokesman told Business Recorder that PTV has always been used as a mouthpiece of the government, but this time around, the state-run […]


Aamir Liaquat fined Rs 20,000 for skipping contempt hearing

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PTI MNA-elect is charged with making abusive comments on TV. ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fined TV personality and PTI’s MNA-elect Aamir Liaquat Hussain Rs 20,000 for not appearing in court in a contempt case. The fine will go towards the Diamer-Bhasha dam fund.During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib […]


PCB set to launch cricket TV channel

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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) started initial preparation to launch its own cricket channel. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi, during an interview here with The News on Wednesday, said that an application had been submitted with Pemra for the licence of cricket channel. He said that Pakistan would be the first Test playing country which will […]


Workshop on humanitarian reporting

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KARACHI – A two-day workshop on Humanitarian Reporting for journalists concluded at the Centre for Excellence in Journalism on Tuesday. Twenty-three journalists belonging to media organisations from across the country participated in the training which was held in collaboration with the International Committee for the Red Cross. The trainer for this course was Mahim Maher, […]


Atif Aslam performs at the Pakistan Independence Day Parade in New York

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New York : Madison Square Garden was packed with thousands of Pakistanis wanting to show their love and support for a ‘Naya Pakistan’. Being physically away from Pakistan and that too right after the historical elections, this was their chance to adorn their Pakistani shirts, proudly wave the Pakistani flag next to the American flag […]


Google CEO questioned by US senators

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai is being questioned by six US senators on reports about the company’s plan to release censored search engine in China. Reports surfaced last week that Google is planning a censored search engine project for China via The Information. Following these reports, six US senators including Florida Republican Marco Rubio have written […]