October 8, 2020 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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PEMRA renews VU TV channels license for 15 years

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LAHORE: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has renewed the licence of Virtual TV (VTV) for the next 15 years in non-commercial education category. Pemra Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig handed over the licences to VUTV General Manager Baber Ali. Website: The News


Detention of convict in Pearl murder case extended

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ISLAMABAD: The Sindh government has extended for another three months the detention period of Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh, who was convicted of kidnapping The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) bureau Chief Daniel Pearl, the Supreme Court was informed on Wednesday. A three-judge SC bench, headed by Justice Mushir Alam, at the previous hearing on Sept 28 […]


‘A home-run for misogynists’: Zee5 removes Churails for Pakistan-based viewers

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Ever since Asim Abbasi’s Churails released on the virtual international platform Zee5, news of its content surrounding women’s rights has been making headlines. Pressing on important issues such as child abuse, forced marriages, deplorable labour conditions, domination of race and class leading to suicide and crime, as well as internalised misogyny and society’s collective obsession […]