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Karachi Information Technology Park to house 210 companies, 8,400 employees

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ISLAMABAD – The Information Technology (IT) Park, which is being established in Karachi at an estimated cost of Rs 31 billion, would house around 210 companies operating with their 8,400 employees. “This facility is the part of government strategy to develop IT zones and software parks besides setting up purpose-built software technology parks in major […]

The Lahore High Court orders Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to launch smog awareness campaign

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The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday directed the PEMRA to launch a smog awareness campaign on television channels. A bench of the high court, ruled over a petition complaining absence of steps from the city authorities to curb smog in the provincial capital. “Don’t tell in the awareness message that the Punjab government has […]

The Planning Commission turns down proposal of diverting 2.5pc uplift budget for media drive

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Islamabad – The Planning Commission has turned down a proposal for diverting up to 2.5 percent of total development budget for running an effective media campaign to highlight government achievements. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had submitted a proposal asking for Central Development Working Party (CDWP) guideline for allocating a percentage of total budget […]

Murder of journalist Aziz Memon: Court summons Pakistan People’s Party MNA, ex-UC Nazim on 15th

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KARACHI: The model court of district Naushero-Feroze, Sindh, has summoned Pakistan People’s Party leaders MNA Syed Abrar Shah and former UC Nazim Shahid Ikram Malik on December 15, 2021, in the murder case of journalist Aziz Memon. Journalist Aziz Memon, associated with a Sindhi-language daily, was murdered on February 16, 2020, and his body tied […]

Shehryar Afridi openly issues threats to journalist in France

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Chairperson of the Parliamentary Special Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi has come under fire after he misbehaved with the diplomatic crew on his visit to France where he openly abused a journalist who asked him a question. According to a report by Geo News, when journalist Younas Khan questioned him about where he discussed […]

Technological advancement increased significance of information manifold: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday said that rapid advancement and spread of technology has increased the importance of information sector manifold. Addressing to the closing session of the Margalla Dialogue 2021, organized by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), he said that a few years back, it seemed that […]

President Arts Council Muhammad Ahmad Shah announces holding of “Independent Film Festival” in February to encourage young filmmakers

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Karachi: At the ongoing 14th International Urdu Conference at the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi, the session on “The Situation of Our Arts” was moderated by President Arts Council Muhammad Ahmed Shah. The other participants included Bushra Ansari, B Gul, Saifi Hassan and Asghar Nadeem Syed. On this occasion, Ahmed Shah said that “digital media […]