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Daily Archives: May 14, 2022

The Islamabad High Court orders report on journalists’ job security, Wage Board Award

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Friday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to provide a report on the legal protection provided to journalists and media personnel in the country, according to Daily Times. Justice Athar Minallah, the chief justice of the IHC, heard the petitions filed by the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) […]

The Islamabad High Court extends stay order in journalists’ harassment case

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday extended a stay order, restricting authorities from harassing journalists till July 26. The IHC instructed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to consult the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on the standard operating procedures (SOPs) for taking actions on complaints against journalists. Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the matter […]

The Islamabad High Court Extends Stay against Issuance of TV Licenses by PEMRA

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday extended its stay order against issuance of TV licenses by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) till next date and sought arguments from respondents in light of authority’s report. Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition of Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA). PEMRA submitted its report which stated […]

Sindh’s social media users spreading anti-state material to face action

KARACHI: The provincial government on Friday assigned premier security agencies the task to comb out those who are spreading ‘venomous material’ on social media and ‘brainwashing’ youngsters against the state and its institutions. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah took the decision while presiding over the 27th Apex Committee meeting which was attended among others […]

Muhammad Abubakar Appointed PM’s Focal Person on Digital Media

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Muhammad Abubakar Umer has been appointed Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s focal person on digital media on an honorary basis. In 2019-2020, Abubakar acquired a master’s degree in Communications Governance from the London School of Economics as a Chevening Scholar. Since then, he has been working with the Institute for Art and Culture as the lead […]