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Daily Archives: January 29, 2022

Release of movie on serial killer stopped

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LAHORE: The ‘Untold Story of a Serial Killer’ release has been stopped by the Punjab government as the movie will reportedly undergo re-examination by the Central Board of Film Censors. The board secretary, Shakaib Sarwar, says, “The film will go through a re-examination due to complaints from different quarters”. Meanwhile, according to a Punjab Government […]

Man held for bid to kidnap reporter

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TOBA TEK SINGH: Faisalabad’s Kotwali women police on Friday arrested a young man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman reporter of a TV channel and harassed her. Complainant Noreen Tabassam, a resident of the Jaranwala Road, claimed, in her first information report (FIR), that suspect Usman and his unidentified accomplice tried to force her […]

Negotiations underway with international social media firms for registration: Babar Awan

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Advisor to the Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Dr. Babar Awan on Friday said that negotiation is underway with international social media firms for registration. Responding to various questions during Question Hour at Senate, he said that on 13 October 2021, the federal government approved Blocking of Unlawful Online Content (Procedure, Oversight, and Safeguards) Rules, […]

Pakistan improves 14 points on internet network residency index

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has improved its ranking in the internet network residency index (NRI) after the country jumped 14 points on the global index in 2021, the Senate was told on Friday. During the question hour, the Information and Technology Ministry submitted a written response, informing that Pakistan’s ranking increased by 14 spots – from 111 […]

Karachi court issues warrants for private TV channel’s reporter

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KARACHI: A local court has issued warrants for the arrest of a reporter associated with the Samaa TV channel in a defamation case filed by Pakistan Peoples Party leader and Sindh Information Minister Saeed Ghani against Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh. When the matter came up before Additional District […]

Founding chairman of University of Peshawar journalism department dies

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PESHAWAR: Senior journalist and founding chairman of the department of journalism and mass communication, University of Peshawar, Hafiz Sanaullah passed away here on Friday at 76. His funeral prayer was held at Qayyum stadium attended by a large number of people, including journalists and teachers. The veteran journalist remained the bureau chief of the state-run […]

قتل کے بعد معافی کا مقدمہ — پی پی ایف صحافی ساجد تنولی کو یاد کررہی ہے

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پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) اردو کے ایک علاقائی روزنامے شمال کے صحافی ساجد تنولی کو یاد کر رہی ہے جنہیں 2004 میں صوبہ خیبر پختونخوا میں مانسہرہ کے میئر خالد جاوید نے قتل کر دیا تھا۔ تنولی کا قتل اور متاثرہ خاندان کی جانب سے قاتل کو بالآخر معاف کرنا ایک عام رجحان […]

A case of murder and pardoning — Remembering Sajid Tanoli

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) remembers journalist Sajid Tanoli, a reporter with a regional Urdu daily newspaper Shumal, who in 2004, was killed by Khalid Javed, the mayor of Mansehra in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province The murder of Tanoli and the eventual pardoning of the murderer by the victim’s family is a common trend that has been […]