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Daily Archives: March 29, 2019

Cyber Crimes Wing of investigative agency launches inquiry against prominent Pakistani journalists

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The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA’s), Cyber Crime Wing has initiated investigation against five prominent Pakistani journalists, an activist and four groups for ‘executing a targetted social media campaigns’ during the Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman visit to Pakistan in February of this year. The five journalists names included in the FIA’s list are Matiullah […]

Karandaaz Pakistan launches online data portal

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Karandaaz Pakistan has launched an online data portal with aggregated data on financial services and selected socioeconomic indicators for the country. The data is classified by segment-SME, Agriculture, Branchless Banking, Demographics-and also allows for detailed visualization by province, gender, age, etc, where available. Drawing on publicly available information from reputable sources, the breadth of information […]

Satire offers new ground for silenced Pakistani journalists

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An army boot and a sandal discuss what to do with fallen former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a satirical social media video that highlights the way journalists shut out from the country’s mainstream media are turning to the Internet. The 70-second video, which has been seen more than 58,000 times, is the latest […]

KP makes RTI as first pillar of good governance strategy

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has pronounced people’s right to access information, data and record of the public functionaries as first pillar of its good governance strategy it launched here on Thursday. The provincial government affirmed that right to information (RTI) remains the most effective tool to ensure transparency that leads to accountability, which serves […]

APNS general body meets to discuss issues

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Karachi : The annual General Council of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society will meet on Saturday (tomorrow) at 11:00 a.m. at APNS House, Karachi, said an APNS press release on Thursday. APNS secretary general Sarmad Ali announced that the General Council will discuss conditions prevailing in the newspaper industry and take decisions to address problems […]