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Geo News Editor Entertainment Nadia Faisal passed away

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KARACHI: Geo News Editor Entertainment and senior journalist Nadia Faisal aka Neini passed away Tuesday evening after a long battle against cancer. Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, the 28th of August at Mubarak Masjid, Seaview Clifton. She had 13-year association with Geo and her professional life spanned 20 years during which she served […]

Iran journalist flees Zarif delegation to stay in Sweden

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An Iranian journalist covering Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s Nordic tour has fled the official delegation and applied for residency in Sweden, officials here said Tuesday. The Swedish Migration Agency said Amir-Tohid Fazel, a political reporter for Iran’s ultra-conservative news agency Moj, had “applied for a residence permit in Sweden on 21 August 2019”. It […]

PEMRA confiscates thousands of illegal Indian device

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has been successfully running throughout the country its drive against Indian Direct-to-Home (DTH) devices, C-Line equipment, Indian channels and Indian content. During this crackdown that has been continuing for two weeks, Pemra has impounded thousands of illegal equipment – C-Line receivers, low-noise block downconverters (LNBs), dish antennas and […]

Facebook blocks 31 pages over propaganda against polio vaccine

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ISLAMABAD: After a vicious campaign was launched on social media against the polio vaccine, Facebook blocked as many as 31 accounts/pages involved in propaganda against vaccination in Pakistan on the request of the government’s polio programme. On Monday, rumours were circulated on social media that a one-year-old girl had died in Swabi due to the […]