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Cyber crimes increased in 2019, FIA tells NA body

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National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence on Thursday learnt that cyber crimes had significantly increased and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) received over 56,000 related complaints during 2019, and 1,086 cases were registered. The committee held its meeting under the chairmanship of MNA Amjad Ali Khan. The FIA officials briefed the committee regarding cyber crimes […]

Imran can’t blame media for his corruption: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: PML-N Spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Thursday that Prime Minister Imran and his government cannot place the blame of their corruption, theft, and destruction of economy on media. The PML-N spokesperson, in her statement, said that the State Bank of Pakistan is telling the tale of the PTI government’s incompetence and destructive ways. “Imran […]

Speakers vow to protect freedom of expression

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LAHORE/ ISLAMABAD: Lawyers, human rights activists, politicians and journalists on Thursday vehemently opposed the government decision to regulate the social media and imposition of self-censorship on the mainstream media, vowing to resist all laws aimed at curbing the freedom of expression under the pretext of national security. Speaking at two different venues, they feared that […]

Regulation or control?

Successive governments in Pakistan have used both repressive laws and government advertisements to control the media. This policy of stick and carrot has been adopted by most governments. So the PTI government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan is no different. After the use of Pemra, the government has now introduced new regulations to control […]