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LHC forwards ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’ to censor board for further deliberation

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The Lahore High Court on Tuesday forwarded the appeal for the release of The Legend of Maula Jatt to the censor board, reported Express News. According to the provincial high court, the board can decide whether character names and dialogues can be used in the film or not. The plea against the characters’ names and dialogues used in the Bilal Lashari […]

Gap between IT firms, corporate sector hinders growth

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KARACHI: The communication gap between tech companies and the corporate sector is undermining the potential of IT ecosystem in Pakistan, despite some IT firms working for US clients. “There are so many IT companies and entrepreneurs that are doing business of product development with companies in the US and Europe, however, people in Pakistan are not […]

Chief Secretary wants to step up tree plantation

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LAHORE   –   Punjab Chief Secretary Yousaf Naseem Khokhar has directed that the Clean and Green Pakistan campaign be continued in the province in a vigorous manner, saying that special attention should be paid to improving cleanliness, besides massive tree plantation in cities. He issued these directions while presiding over a meeting at Commissioner’s Office during […]

PBA opposes issuance of licences for satellite broadcast stations

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has criticised a decision by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to conduct auction proceedings for the issuance of licences for satellite TV broadcast stations without taking up a petition filed by PBA against the proposal. The association appealed to the prime minister to intervene and stop the process. According […]

Press freedom under serious threat from govts worldwide: IPI

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KARACHI: Governments are increasingly clamping down on press freedom as new laws are being enacted to curtail media independence around the world, while 55 journalists were killed since May last year, according to the International Press Institute (IPI). In a press statement issued on Wednesday, Barbara Trionfi, executive director of the Vienna-based IPI — a […]

Murder of Journalists: Blood money lets culprits go scot-free

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Blood money is considered a stumbling block in the way of bringing to justice the culprits of slain journalists in Sindh southern province of Pakistan. The murder of Amir Bux Brohi and Shahid Hussain Soomro were wound up after out of court settlements were agreed upon blood money between the families of deceased journalists and […]

World Press Freedom Day and Pakistan

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Three days ahead of the World Press Freedom Day, 2109, a reporter has been as killed in Dera Ismail Khan’s Parowa area. Malik Amanullah Khan, who had been the chairman of the Parowa Press Club, was a target in a drive-by shooting near Landa Sharif Adda on Multan-Dera Road. He died at the scene of […]