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Daily Archives: September 27, 2022

Pemra has fined six major TV channels including ARY News

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has fined six national television channels for airing former Prime Minister Imran Khan’s controversial speech on the army chief’s appointment. The fined channels include ARY News, Channel Five, Express News, Dunya News, Aaj News and Seven News. Pemra issued show cause notices to these channels on September 5, 2022 […]

Senators trade barbs over media curbs, poor economy

ISLAMABAD: Opposition and the treasury benches traded barbs in the Senate over alleged political victimisation, deteriorating economy and media curbs. Speaking on a motion moved by PTI legislators, Leader of Opposition Dr Shahzad Waseem blamed the government for closure of TV channels, alleged attacks on journalists and the poor state of economy. He termed immediate […]

Freedom fighter Ahmad Kharal remembered

OKARA: The Kharal Foundation (KF) of Pakistan, in collaboration with the City Press Club (CPC), held the martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Ahmad Khan Kharal. He was killed on Sept 21, 1857. The event was chaired by chief minister’s political assistants Malik Haq Nawaz Sagla and Mian Abdu Rashid Booti. Speakers remembered the freedom fighter who, […]

Robbers deprive journalist of valuables

KARACHI: Armed men looted cell phone, expensive camera and other valuables from a journalist and YouTuber in Federal B Area on Monday, police said. Tanveer Ahmed, who had worked with private news channels as reporter and now running his own YouTube channel, filed a complaint before the Yusuf Plaza police station stating that that he […]

Islamabad High Court (IHC) summons Bol TV owner in fake degree case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday summoned Axact/Bol TV owner Shoaib Sheikh to appear in person on Oct 7 in fake degree case. Chief Justice Athar Minallah expressed displeasure over his nonappearance and said he should first appear in the court and after that, the proceedings would start on the appeals. One convict […]

Threats to journalism from populism | By Dr Imran Khalid

A few days back, in their first live debate ahead of the October presidential election in Brazil, though all the candidates were indulged in extremely heated and offensive oratory, the populist President Jair Bolsonaro literally crossed all the redlines while answering the questions of the journalists. “I think you go to sleep thinking about me. […]

Eight Information Technology (IT) sector projects in KP in final phase of completion: Atif Khan

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Science & Information Technology, Atif Khan has said that work on eight IT sector projects in the province has reached the final phase of completion. The completion of these projects would not only promote the digitization of the economy but also pave the way for the provision of services in […]