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Kulsoom Nawaz’s ‘jab’: Punjab to quash SAMAA TV reporter FIR

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The Punjab government has indicated that it will quash the first information report (FIR) registered against SAMAA TV reporter Daniyal Umer for reporting ‘fake Covid vaccine entry’ in the name of late Kulsoom Nawaz in Lahore, it was learnt on Thursday. The FIR was registered under Section 420 [cheating and dishonesty]. “Whatever happened with Daniyal […]

Punjab government bars teachers from using social media

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LAHORE: The Punjab government has barred college teachers from using social media platforms and speaking to the conventional media. The Directorate of Public Instructions (DPI) Colleges, Punjab has issued directions on the use of the social media by government servants to all public sector divisional director colleges and principals. A notification includes directions to ban […]

90pc institutions decline Right to Information requests

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ISLAMABAD: Majority of government institutions and departments have declined to respond to hundreds of queries sent under the right to information laws, indicating that access to public information remains a pipe dream in Pakistan. The Geo News sent approximately 400 different queries to 36 key institutions in the past nine months but 90 percent of […]