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Daily Archives: August 10, 2018

PPF condemns fine imposed on opposition aligned Raajje TV

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) raised concerns over the fine imposed on opposition aligned broadcaster Raajje TV, on August 8. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of Maldives on August 10, 2018, demands immediate withdrawal of the fine against Raajje TV and urges authorities to stop targeting […]

Youth, media urged to work against extremism, terrorism

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ISLAMABAD: Local government representatives, civil society, youth and media should work collectively in order to eradicate extremism, terrorism and rising poverty and to establish peach in the country, said speakers on Wednesday. They expressed these views during a “Lessons Learned and Networking Conference”, organized by Individualland Pakistan (IL-Pakistan) at a local hotel. The conference was […]

CPNE media safety and security committee formed

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KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) announces the Media Safety and Security Committee. The Media Safety and Security Committee ‘s purpose and its set responsibilities and format to work and find out unanimous solutions to the security problems being faced by the Editors, media groups and their employees in the present Law and Order […]

APNS congratulates Imran, PTI on victory

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has congratulated Imran Khan, Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, and his party on their success in emerging as the single largest party in parliament in the general elections 2018. “We hope that a new representative and responsible government formed through a democratic process will overcome the deficit of governance that Pakistan […]

SC bars Medialogic from issuing rating to TV channels

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday restrained the rating company — Medialogic — from issuing TV channels’ ratings and issued show cause notice to its Chief Executive Salman Danish, directing him to appear before it in-person on the next date of hearing. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian […]

Media role in highlighting malnutrition impacts urged

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PESHAWAR: The role of the media was termed key to highlight impacts of malnutrition and create awareness among the people to consume nutrients rich food. The Scaling Up Civil Society Alliance Pakistan (SUNCSA) and Nutrition International in collaboration with the United Rural Development Organisation (URDO), Peshawar had organised the session to highlight the importance of […]

TV channels asked to help fundraise for dams

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ISLAMBAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed satellite TV channels to dedicate a minute of their daily morning shows and prime time broadcasts to public service announcements (PSA) to raise funds for the construction of dams in the country. A notification has been issued by the electronic media regulator, directing all channels […]

Pakistani journalist’s book on Qandeel Baloch shortlisted for Indian literary prize

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A book about slain social media sensation Qandeel Baloch has been shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize this year, a local publication reported on Thursday. Pakistani journalist Sanam Maher, who is the author of the book The Sensational Life & Death of Qandeel Baloch, posted on Twitter, “Some fantastic news to start the […]