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Daily Archives: February 5, 2020

Adab Festival 2020: Scriptwriters weigh in on the role of women in TV

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The recently concluded second edition of Adab Festival Pakistan took place from January 31 till February 2, 2020, at the Karachi Arts Council. The idea behind the festival is to address issues and challenges faced by artists in Pakistan and provide a platform for free speech and exchange of ideas. Free and open to all, […]


Senior Pemra official suspended during harassment inquiry

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ISLAMABAD: The federal ombudsman for the protection against harassment of women at the workplace on Tuesday suspended the service of a senior Pemra official to prevent influence in an inquiry. Ombudsperson Kashmala Tariq was hearing a complaint filed by a Pemra employee against a human resource and administration official in which the employee accused him […]


SHC restrains Jami from issuing defamatory statements against Hameed Haroon

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has restrained filmmaker Jamshed Mahmood, popularly known as Jami, from making any defamatory statement against Dawn Chief Executive Officer Hameed Haroon. The single bench of the SHC headed by Justice Agha Faisal issued a notice to the defendant (Jami) for Feb 12 and ruled that, in the meanwhile, he was restrained from […]


Some media houses consider issuance of lesser ads as ban: Firdous Ashiq Awan

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Tuesday held out an assurance to representatives of journalist bodies that the recommendations of the Senate panel would be implemented. This, she said, while presiding over a meeting here at PID, which was attended by PIO Tahir Hassan and representatives of media […]


Pakistani ad agency gets bashed on social media for plagiarising Indian ads

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A Pakistani ad agency was referred to as out on social media after it emerged that its marketing campaign for the upcoming Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) was copied from India’s Indian Premier League (IPL). Ad Mad Dude, a well-liked Pakistani Fb web page, is thought for taking aside ad campaigns. Ad Mad Dude shared a […]


Special desk to handle journalists’ issues set up

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A special desk to handle the none-payment of salaries and continues lay off of journalists from newspapers and television channels has been set up at the National Press Club in Islamabad, according to a press release issues by a Joint Action Committee on Media Crisis here on Tuesday. An extra-ordinary meeting of the Joint Action […]