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Daily Archives: July 2, 2019

Human rights in the digital age

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Our digitally connected world poses serious challenges to human rights. Internet use and mobile connectivity, low-cost and fast computing systems, and rapid AI advances have, on the one hand, provided new opportunities. But, on the other hand, they present unprecedented challenges to the protections of core human rights. Modern technologies like Al have a huge […]

APNS expresses concern over delay in payment of govt dues

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Karachi: The All Pak­is­tan Newspapers Society (APNS) has expressed concern over delay in payment of outstanding dues of the print media in spite of the prime minister’s directive to clear arrears by June 30. Sarmad Ali, the APNS secretary general, said after a meeting of the society’s executive committee on Monday that the federal government […]

IHC rejects PBA plea against Pemra for new TV licences

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Islamabad – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday rejected a petition filed by the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) for issuing new television channel licences. A single Bench of IHC comprising Chief Justice of IHC Justice Athar Minallah announced the verdict which it had reserved earlier after […]

Zardari’s interview pulled from air: anchor

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Karachi: An interview of former president Asif Ali Zardari was stopped from being aired shortly after it started on a private news channel on Monday. Hamid Mir, who was the interviewer of the programme on Geo News, took to Twitter to express his outrage over the incident. “I can only say sorry to my viewers that […]