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Daily Archives: July 4, 2019

Age of cyber power

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On June 16, 2019, thousands of people marched on the streets of Hong Kong against a controversial extradition bill passed by the city legislature. The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, apologised for the shortcomings in the bill which had sparked rifts in the society and caused dissensions among a large segment of the population. A week […]

Indus Blues to premiere at the River Film Festival – France, today

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After having its premiere in Dubai recently, Jawad Sharif’s award-winning documentary film, Indus Blues is all set to have its French premiere today (Thursday, July 4). “Indus Blues will be opening the River Film Festival – France today,” filmmaker Jawad Sharif told Instep. “The festival director, Stephanie Gentilhomme, is very excited and for the past […]

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp face global outages

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NEW YORK: Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were experiencing outages on Wednesday. Downdetector maps show the services were struggling around the globe, but the issues seemed to be the worst in parts of the US and Europe. According to British newspaper The Independent, some WhatsApp users were unable to send photos, videos and voice messages, though […]

PTV earns Rs 300 million profit in FY19

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The state-run TV channel, Pakistan Television Corporation got 2.5% increase in its revenue and secured Rs 300 million profit in the last financial year (2018-19), according the managing director PTV. The Senate Standing Committee on Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage met here on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Senator Faisal Javed in which […]

Panel made to amend Pemra Act to stop fake news on social media

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Islamabad : Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Wednesday said that there is no guideline in Pemra rules to monitor social media. She said that false reports are not good for the government, state and any political party. She said that private lives of people are being […]