02 | April | 2020 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Daily Archives: April 2, 2020

Google launches new features to aid Pakistan’s anti-virus response

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ISLAMABAD: Amid lockdowns during the Covid-19 crisis, tech giant Google has launched various features and incentives to ease load on telecommunication providers and to support remote learning and access to correct information in Pakistan. According to a Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) press release issued on Wednesday, Google introduced new features and resources for users in […]

Journalists at the vanguard of coronavirus fight, says DrFirdous

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that protective kits will be provided to journalists covering vulnerable areas such as quarantine centers. During a video conference with the provincial Information Ministers on Wednesday, she said journalists are at the vanguard in the fight against coronavirus and steps are being […]

Education ministry, PTV sign agreement to launch Tele School

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ISLAMABAD: The education ministry on Wednesday signed an agreement with Pakistan Television to launch a TV channel — Tele School — as an alternative to educational content delivery mechanism during closure of educational institution in the wake of coronavirus. Sources said that Education Minister ShafqatMahmood and PTV Managing Director AamerManzoor held a meeting here at […]

Pakistan: All convicted in journalist Pearls’ murder case acquitted

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KARACHI: Sindh High Court on 2-April, overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man Omar Sheikh convicted of the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Curt also overturned the convictions of three other men who had been serving life sentences in the case. At least four people were […]