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‘Rameez Raja’ arrested in Peshawar for ‘impersonating’ PM Shehbaz Sharif

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A person who was using a Twitter account with the username Rameez Raja Live was traced for making a fake account in the name of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Digital Media Abubakar Umer on Monday revealed that the person behind the fake account has been traced and a case has […]


Jokhio murder does not qualify to be termed terrorism, rules ATC

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An anti-terrorism court (ATC) ruled on Monday that the murder of Nazim Jokhio does not qualify to be defined as terrorism, as it returned the final charge sheet to the investigating officer to submit it to a regular court to conduct the trial of the high-profile case. Following the ruling, influential lawmakers belonging to the […]


Government believes in freedom of expression: Azam Tarar

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Federal Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar on Monday said the government believed in freedom of expression and did not believe in any restrictions. He expressed these views while meeting Saram Aziz Head of Public Policy for South Asia, Meta, parent company of Facebook and WhatsApp. Saram Aziz said that prospects for further […]


Any Social Media Post against Constitution Can’t Be Allowed, Says Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb Monday said that the government fully believes in independence of social media as the Constitution of Pakistan protects the rights of citizens and freedom of expression. Talking to a six-member delegation led by TikTok Regional Head of Asia Pacific in Islamabad, she said that the […]


An anti-terrorism court grants bail to journalist in policeman murder case

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PESHAWAR: An anti-terrorism court here on Monday granted bail to a journalist, Khadim Khan Afridi, arrested by counter-terrorism department few days ago in connection with the murder of a policeman around a decade ago. The court accepted his bail petition on condition of furnishing two sureties of Rs100,000 each. Khaidm Afridi, who is a former […]


Lahore High Court (LHC) grants protective bail to journalist Imran Riaz Khan in sedition cases

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The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday accepted journalist Imran Riaz Khan’s plea for protective bail after multiple sedition cases were registered against him. Several cases have been lodged against senior journalists including Khan, Arshad Sharif and Sabir Shakir for allegedly spreading hate against army and state institutions. Subsequently, Khan filed two petitions with the […]


Pemra restrains TV channels from advertising illegal housing societies

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RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned advertisements of illegal and unapproved private housing schemes on television channels following request of the Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) According to RDA Spokesman Hafiz Irfan, the Pemra has directed all satellite TV channels, all FM radios and all distribution networks not to advertise unapproved and […]


Centre, Pemra get notices on Ishaq Dar’s appearance in media

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday issued notices to the federal government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on a petition challenging appearance of former finance minister Ishaq Dar in the media. Advocate Azhar Siddique filed the petition on behalf of a citizen, pleading that Dar had been declared a proclaimed […]