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Anchor Imran Khan complains of police harassment

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ISLAMABAD—Leading anchor Imran Riaz Khan, who runs his own YouTube channel, has complained of harassment by the police. In a tweet, he said: “I returned to Lahore last night. Today the police have surrounded my house for many hours to harass the passersby.” According to him, security officials have also filmed his house from all […]

PEMRA renews landing rights’ permission of CGTN News, CGTN-9 Documentary

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 20 (APP): Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Monday renewed the landing rights’ permission of the two foreign television channels, including CGTN News and CGTN-9 Documentary. The renewal rights have been given on the request of the M/S Pakistan Television Foundation (Guarantee) Limited, said a press release. The approval to this effect […]

Habib Bank Limited (HBL) provides payment services on whatsApp

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KARACHI: HBL becomes the first bank in Pakistan to launch “full feature” banking services on WhatsApp. The facility has been developed in partnership with leading cloud communication service provider E.Ocean. HBL’s conversational banking was made available to its clients through E.Ocean’s WhatsApp business platform in 2021. To use the service, HBL clients need to initiate […]

Journalist ‘kidnapped’

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RAHIM YAR KHAN: A local journalist was reportedly kidnapped from katcha area of Nawazabad between the districts of Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur on Monday. Reports said that Sher Muhammad Sahi, working with PTV at Sadiqabad, was going to Nawazabad area along River Indus on his car to purchase a used tractor when some dacoits […]

‘Tax policies, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) rules hindering Information Technology exports’

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Syed Aminul Haque said on Monday that the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) policies and some rules of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have been hindering the growth of IT exports. He demanded relaxation in these conditions, including tax enforcement. The minister while presiding over a […]