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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Ban on Indian films: LHC seeks replies from Centre, Pemra

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday sought replies from the federal government and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) within a week on a petition seeking ban on Indian films in Pakistan. The petitioner Sheikh Muhammad through his counsel pleaded that the import policy order 2016 announced by the federal government had banned import […]


Government ads

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THE politicians who came to power after India’s independence fancied that public money was theirs to use as they wished. This notion persists, and lies at the root of their abuse of power in the grant of government advertisements to newspapers and periodicals. It is not a bounty conferred from their private purses but, in […]


PPF condemns the ongoing attacks on Prime Television

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Edgar Lungu, President of Zambia has expressed concern over the recent attacks on Lusaka based Prime Television. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the continuous attacks on Prime TV and urged the political parties and authorities in the Zambia to stop targeting […]


Fawad Chaudhry’s insistence

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Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry told a meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information on February 25 that there was a need for a centralised regulatory authority for all types of media, print, electronic and digital. The minister mustered in support of his idea the convergence of news and entertainment in mobile phones because of […]


Vehra Sessions: Zeb Bangash’s new passion project

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ISLAMABAD: Zeb Bangash is undoubtedly one of the most gifted singers in Pakistan. She started off her career with her first cousin Haniya Aslam to form the alternative, art-folk band Zeb & Haniya over a decade ago. Since then, she has contributed to the industry in more than one ways. She’s made multiple appearances on Coke […]


10th edition of Karachi Literature Festival commences today

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The 10th Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) kicks-off in the city of lights today, that is, March 1 at the Beach Luxury Hotel. Like every year, the three-day festival will host literature enthusiasts, authors, critics, artists and literary figures such as writers Deborah Baker and Elena Nicolai from different parts of the world, excluding India due […]