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Legal notices to users: Twitter says it prefers to protect free speech

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KARACHI: In view of a surge in legal requests for content removal from Pakistani authorities to Twitter, the micro-blogging website has said its policy is to err on the side of freedom of expression. It has further clarified that when it receives an official report against an account or tweet, it does not necessarily mean […]

Climate-Smart Agriculture study launched

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LAHORE:The Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) study for Punjab province was launched at a ceremony in Lahore on Thursday. The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and Agriculture Delivery Unit, the government of Punjab have jointly prepared the study. The study highlights climate-smart agriculture strategies that can […]

New Media Regulatory Authority gets cabinet’s nod

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ISLAMABAD –   The federal cabinet Thursday approved formation of a new Media Regulatory Authority in consultation with the journalists’ associations. Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said media representatives will be consulted on the new body. “The cabinet has approved steps for constitution of a new Media Regulatory Authority. Consultation with journalists’ associations has been recommended,” […]

‘Indus Blues’ wins big at Jaipur International Film Festival

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ISLAMABAD: Jawad Sharif’s film Indus Blues has won the awards for Best Documentary Feature and Best Cinematography in the Feature Documentary categories at the 11th Jaipur International Film Festival. Indus Blues is unique for raising awareness about the disappearing folk musical instruments in Pakistan, as well as the plight of folk and classical musicians and craftsmen. The film […]