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Daily Archives: November 17, 2019

Media’s role against Indian atrocities in IoK highlighted

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Speakers at a conference held on Saturday urged the international community to play its role to end clampdown in the Occupied Kashmir imposed by India, saying the deteriorating human right situation in the valley can drive the two nuclear countries towards a war which would not only a threat to the region, but also to […]

Sri Lankan presidential hopeful sparks bad memories for journalists

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No memorial marks where Sri Lankan newspaper editor Lasantha Wickrematunge was murdered in 2009, one of dozens of victims of “death squads” allegedly linked to a frontrunner in Saturday’s presidential election. But ex-colleague Dilrukshi Handunnetti needs no plaque to remember vividly the morning of January 8 when two assailants on motorbikes smashed Wickrematunge’s car windows […]

IBA opens two-day tech conference

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KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration on Saturday orgnaised a conference on information and communication technologies, the eighth in the series. Director Urban Analytics Institute Murtaza Haider; Dean, University of Glasgow UESTC, Dr Muhammad Imran; Associate Professor at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Dr. Adnan Noor Mian; and Dr Gus Gutoski conducted keynote sessions and […]

Journalists lament attempts to censor media

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LAHORE: Journalists speaking in a session at the Faiz International Festival at Alhamra on Saturday said that journalism was never free in Pakistan and it can enjoy freedom of expression only while sticking to the truth. Truth is powerful and is supported by people. Finding and promoting the truth is difficult, but Pakistani media needs […]

Weaving profits impossible without upgrading technologies

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LAHORE: In Pakistan, every textile entrepreneur concedes that the future of textiles lies in efficiently producing value-added apparel for exports, and upgrading the existing basic textile units with efficient technologies. Despite this realisation only a few are on the right path. Nishat Mills Limited Executive Director Ahmad Jehangir says that entrepreneurs, who have been in […]

Pemra chief apologises for ‘misleading’ advisory

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ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Pakistan Elec­tronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Moham­mad Saleem Baig, has tendered an unconditional apology in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) and expressed regret for issuing a ‘misleading’ advisory that banned appearance of television anchorpersons in other talk shows. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Oct 29 issued a show cause […]