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Bajaur Press Club closed following threats

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The Bajaur Press Club, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that borders Afghanistan, was closed on November 13, for an unspecified period on the orders of senior officers of the local administration due to the fear of terrorist attack. Talking to Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), Hasbanullah Khan, President of the Bajaur Press Club said the senior […]

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LHC gives film importers final opportunity to file reply Import, scr

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Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday gave last and final opportunity to the Indian films’ importers to file a written reply in a writ petition filed against the import, screening and exhibition of Indian films in Pakistan. Hearing the petition, Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi said that if the respondents remained failed to file […]

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Senate committee reviews performances of IT boards

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ISLAMABAD: Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology on Tuesday disagreed over forming a sub-committee to review issues faced by PayPal – a US company operating a worldwide online payments system – and freelancers related to the IT profession. The committee, whose meeting was held at the Parliament House, later decided to take up the […]

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Hackers of bank accounts data can be traced: IT experts

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LAHORE – Information Technology experts have said that hackers of various bank accounts can be traced following close coordination among the relevant agencies to save the people from this online fraud. Tech experts stressed the need to build a comprehensive cyber security policy to counter prevailing hacking attempts that have been depriving citizens of their life savings, […]

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Shabana Azmi to attend 4th Faiz International Festival in Lahore

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LAHORE: Numerous promotional campaigns for the 4th Faiz International Festival have been ongoing for the past week. Invitations have been sent and the gala is all set to run from November 16 to November 18 this year at Lahore’s Alhamra Hall. Along with local audiences, foreign guests will also be attending the fete, one of them being […]

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The Express Tribune’s Robin Philip Fernandez passes away

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Robin Phillip Fernandez, Editor Opinion and Editorial, at The Express Tribune, passed away on Tuesday. He was 51. Robin is survived by wife Marina Fernandez and three children –Merrick, 12, Ronan, 9, and Russell, 6. He survived a stroke a few months ago and was on the road recovery. However, he suffered another stroke on Tuesday […]

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Arrest of senior journalist: PPP supports protesting Karachi journalists

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KARACHI: Expressing grave concern over the attack on the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and arrest of senior journalist Nasarullah Chaudhry on fabricated charges, Central Information Secretary of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Nafisa Shah on Tuesday said the PPP would raise this issue in parliament and support journalists in their struggle for democratic rights and freedom […]

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