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Daily Archives: January 25, 2020

Workshop on social media news held at SU

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“We live in an era where information and misinformation closely compete one another on print media, electronic media and social media; mounting tremendous pressure on users to double-check the veracity of the news before further dissemination.” Sindh University’s Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Fateh Muhammad Burfat said this in his address as event president at one-day […]

Kaira lashes out at PM for suggesting masses to avoid newspaper, TV

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LAHORE -PPP has expressed surprise on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s suggestion to the masses to avoid reading newspapers and watching TV channels for failing ‘propaganda’ by the opposition against performance of the government. PPP Punjab President Qamar Zaman Kaira said that the PM was advising people to stay away from newspapers and TV channels at the […]

Journalists demand removal of Lahore CTO

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LAHORE: Journalists continued their protest against Chief Traffic Officer Lahore Capt (retd) Malik Liaqat and demanded his immediate removal from the office. The journalists, led by Lahore Press Club President Arshad Ansari, staged a protest demonstration outside the Punjab Assembly and decided to hold a complete boycott of the government coverage until the CTO Lahore […]

Court refuses to stop screening of drama serial

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LAHORE: A civil court on Friday refused to stay the exhibition of the last episode of drama serial Mere Paas Tum Ho. The petitioner, Maham Jamshed, had filed a petition through her counsel Majid Chaudhry stating that women as a whole had been ridiculed and shown as a disrespected segment of society in the drama. […]

No response from Twitter, YouTube: No treaty with Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Twitter and YouTube administrations have not responded to even a single query on social media information as Pakistan has not signed the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty. According to the National Assembly Standing Committee on IT, 89 applications were sent to Twitter and 35 to YouTube, but there was no reply. Facebook responded to 1,655 […]