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NCOC reviews media campaigns to ensure strict SOPs compliance

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ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday took a detailed review of media campaigns launched by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and provincial authorities to ensure strict compliance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and overall status of healthcare equipment and the Epi curve chart. Additionally, the forum was […]

Islamabad High Court stays PIC decision on information about Presidency staff

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday suspended the decision of the Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) to provide information about the employees of the Presidency to a citizen. A single bench, comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah, on the request of the federation, issued the stay order on the PIC decision and issued notices to the […]

PFUJ condemns ‘indecent’ remarks by Gill

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned “indecent” remarks by PM’s Special Assistant Shehbaz Gill while responding to a journalist’s. The question was about Gill’s removal from Quaid-e-Azam University. In a joint statement President PFUJ Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi demanded the prime Minister Imran Khan take notice of Shehbaz […]

Media related troubles continue for govt

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ISLAMABAD: New York Times and Washington Post have covered an incident that will add to government’s worry about its perception of media handling and freedom of speech that has increasingly been under the limelight. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Council of Newspaper Editors, MPA Fayyazul Hassan Chohan made incendiary remarks, […]

Sixth suspect held in journalist Aziz Memon murder case

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NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: A judicial magistrate on Friday remanded the sixth suspect in senior journalist Aziz Memon’s murder case for two days in police custody. The Kandiaro court judge directed police to produce the suspect identified as Arshad Sehto before him on Monday. Police had earlier arrested five suspects who were sent behind bars. According to […]

Anwar Maqsood disturbed by fake social media account

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KARACHI: Eminent writer Anwar Maqsood has said that he has nothing to do with the social media account that’s being run in his name from where statements and sentences against the PTI and on some important subjects are posted on a regular basis. In that regard, he has reached the relevant authorities to inquire into […]

Blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie alleges three PPP leaders molested her nine years ago

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ISLAMABAD: Cynthia D. Ritchie, a Pakistan-based blogger from the United States, has accused senior Pakistan Peoples Party leaders of molesting her in 2011, a week after the opposition party filed a complaint with the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cybercrime wing against her for hateful comment and slander agai­nst slain prime minister Benazir Bhutto. In a video […]