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Daily Archives: May 11, 2019

SHC grants injunction for making defamatory comments on Legend of Maula Jatt

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Karachi: Sindh High Court on Friday restrained the copyright owner of Punjabi film Maula Jatt from making any audio or video statement that may be defamatory to filmmaker of upcoming film “The legends of Maula Jatt” till further orders. The interim order came on lawsuit of Bilal Lashari and others who filed suit for injunction […]


PM asked to allocate funds for child rights in new federal, provincial budgets

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Islamabad: Child Rights Movement (CRM) has written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan urging him to allocate financial resources for child rights in the upcoming federal and provincial budget for year 2019-2020. The letters were sent by Coordinator of the CRM Pakistan and CRM’s member organizations and individuals. This content of the letter was […]


Mariyam Nafees plays a “cutthroat journalist” in Bhook

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Essaying important roles in ongoing drama serials Kamzarf and Dil Kiya Karey that feature her as an educated and vocal young woman, Mariyam Nafees is gearing up for next. Titled Bhook, the play went on-air last night and features her as a “cutthroat journalist,” according to Mariyam. “I am playing the role of Geeti, a […]


PFUJ slams govt for imposing ban on ads for Dawn

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ISLAMABAD: The Paki­stan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned the government’s decision to impose a ban on advertisements to the Dawn Media Group and termed it a move against media freedom. Afzal Butt, who heads his own faction of the PFUJ, and Ayub Jan Sarhandi, its secretary general, said in a statement on Friday […]


AJK orders payment of ads dues to newspapers by 18th

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MIRPUR  –   Azad Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday strongly directed all the government departments to ensure payment of all outstanding dues of govt advertisements to the national and AJK State newspapers by May 18. All the Secretaries to the govt for all departments have also particularly been directed to ensure monitoring of payment of […]


SHC bars three TV channels from telecasting news about professor

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Friday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority council of complaints to look into the complaints of Karachi University and its associate professor against private TV channels and ensure compliance of the law and the regulations. The direction came on the petition of Dr. Mohammad Osama Shafiq, who filed […]


PPF condemns the shutdown of two radio stations in Ghana

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana has expressed concern over the shutdown of Accra based Radio Gold and Radio XYZ. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned the shutdown of both radio stations and urged the management of stations and the regulator to discuss […]


PPF condemns brutal attack on Ukrainian investigative journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine has expressed concern over the physical assault on investigative journalist and video blogger, Vadym Komarov. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned this brutal attack on Komarov and urged the Ukrainian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and […]