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Facebook initiates Authorized Sales Partner programme in Pakistan

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KARACHI: In a bid to deepen its presence in the Pakistan market, Facebook has initiated its first Authorized Sales Partner (ASP) programme in the country. According to sources, Httpool, Viral Edge, East River, and Starcrest Communications have been shortlisted for the programme, with network agencies intentionally left out to limit platform abandonment. As an extension […]

After 2-Year Legal Battle, Samaa FM Staffer Wins Sexual Harassment Case Against Colleagues

“I worked at a hostile workplace for five years. I could not afford to quit the job. However, I kept complaining to my boss who was ironically guilty of catcalling himself”, says Tehreem Muneeba, a Radio broadcaster based in Islamabad. “I kept fighting against the ‘hostile workplace’ for two long years and today, the court […]

President urges media to promote nation building, societal values

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ISLAMABAD – President Arif Alvi on Thursday urged the media to play its role in promoting nation building and societal norms and values. He was talking to Information Minister Shibli Faraz and Special Assistant on Information & Broadcasting Asim Saleem Bajwa, who called on him in Islamabad. The President said the media has greater contribution in […]

Adviser says late journalist’s family to get Rs 1m compensation

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PESHAWAR: Adviser to Chief Minister on Information and Public Relations Ajmal Wazir has stated that the provincial government has been deeply saddened by the death of senior journalist Fakhruddin Syed due to Covid-19. The journalist community has lost a talented and hardworking fellow and his services will always be remembered, he said as he visited […]

Journalist dies of Covid-19 in Peshawar

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A local journalist Fakharuddin Syed has passed away due to coronavirus infection here on Thursday, leaving behind his family members and colleagues from media industry in a state of extreme shock and grief. Late Fakharuddin Syed had worked in both print and electronic media and currently was associated with 92 News channel. He also remained […]

Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19

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ISLAMABAD: Two Radio Pakistan staffers died from Covid-19 on Thursday. The deceased include a senior broadcast engineer and an Urdu newscaster. They were both associated with Radio Pakistan for 20 years. According to an official statement issued by the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Senior Broadcast Engineer Mohammad Ashfaq, 48, was a regular Radio Pakistan employee […]

Mir Shakil’s bail plea hearing could not be held

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LAHORE: Hearing on the bail petition of Jang group’s editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman in a 34-year-old land allotment case could not be held on Thursday due to unavailability of a division bench of the Lahore High Court. On the last hearing, a bench comprising Justice Sardar Ahmad Naeem and Justice Farooq Haider had heard the […]