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Photojournalists are a very important pillar of journalism: Governor Sindh

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KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail said that photojournalists are an important pillar of journalism as often a picture is more effective than a thousand words. He expressed these views in Dawat e Haleem at the Karachi Press Club organized by the Pakistan Association of Press Photographers (PAP), here on Thursday. Governor Sindh also met officials […]


Arif Alvi seeks media, health experts’ role in creating awareness about breast cancer

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Thursday called for concerted efforts by the intelligentsia, media, and health experts to prevent the prevalence of breast cancer in the country through creating massive awareness and breaking the taboos. Addressing an event held to create awareness for self-examination of breast cancer, the president said the disease could easily be […]


FIA officer suspended from service ‘over social media post’

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LAHORE: An officer of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) cybercrime wing, who registered an FIR against singer Meesha Shafi and eight others for their alleged involvement in a smear campaign against singer-actor Ali Zafar was suspended from the service on Thursday. “Service of Muhammad Asif Iqbal, assistant director/senior investigator (BPS-17) cybercrime reporting centre Lahore is […]


PFUJ reiterates resolve to fight for rights of journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) during the three-day meeting of its Federal Executive Council (FEC) in Quetta from 25th to 27th of September 2020 chaired by President Shehzada Zulfiqar, adopted resolutions on teething issues confronted by Journalists and media workers, like non-implementation of Wage Board Award, continued retrenchments and layoffs in media industry, […]


Issuance of more licences: SC asks Pemra to file comprehensive reply

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to file a comprehensive reply regarding issuance of more TV channel licences. A three-member bench, headed by Justice Mushir Alam heard Pakistan Broadcasters Association’s (PBA’s) application against issuance of licenses by the PEMRA for more TV channels. Faisal Siddiqui advocate, representing the […]


PEMRA bans speeches of ‘proclaimed offenders’ following Nawaz’s ‘fiery speeches’

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Days after Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supreme leader and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s fiery speeches from London, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Thursday banned broadcast and rebroadcast of any speech, interview or public address of absconders or proclaimed offenders. The regulatory body in a statement prohibited the broadcasting of content including […]