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Daily Archives: January 16, 2019

Pakistani short, Rani, heads to Hulu

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Pakistani films, still very much at a young stage, compared to other film industries, are now at least being produced at a regular interval, which is a good thing. But, because we seem to be still in early years since the revival, a lot of those big films leave a lot to be desired – […]

Pakistani short, Dia, to premiere at international festivals

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Pakistani short films seem to be doing well on international front. The latest addition to the list is Dia that will be screened at different international platforms this year. Directed by filmmaker Hamza Bangash, the short had its premiere in London on Tuesday (January 15) at the prestigious platform of BAFTA-qualifying London Short Film Festival […]

Seminar discusses newer possibilities of journalism in digital realm

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Dubbing the current situation of media houses as disruption, a panel discussion of journalists on Tuesday focused exploring new possibilities in the realm instead of painting a bleak picture. Titled ‘Future of Journalism’, the session was organised at Aman Tower by students of the Mass Communication department at the University of Karachi and moderated by […]

Move to raze Sukkur Press Club building stirs protests

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SUKKUR: An eviction notice served to the local press club by the district administration on Tuesday sent a wave of anger among media personnel, who took to the streets and vowed to fight their case at an appropriate forum. The press club stands on a portion of the Mohammad Bin Qasim Park at Dolphin Chowk. […]

Govt to encourage local film industry: Fawad

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KARACHI: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry Tuesday said the government would fully support the local film industry and the taxes on their equipment would be reduced. In a meeting with a delegation of Drama and Film Producers’ Association at the Governor’s House, Fawad Chaudhry said it is the government responsibility to project the […]

Journalists’ protection bill to be tabled in NA: minister

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KARACHI: Federal In­­for­ma­tion and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry has said that his ministry is planning to present a bill in the National Assembly for protection of journalists. The new legislation will be similar to the one enacted in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was stated by Mr Chaudhry at the awards ceremony organised by the Centre for […]