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Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz appoints Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) members

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ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister Mian Shehbaz Sharif has appointed the Chief Information Commissioner and an Information Commissioner for the Pakistan Information Commission in accordance with Section 18 of the Right to Access to Information Act, 2017. According to notifications issued by the Establishment Division on Tuesday, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has been appointed as Chief […]


Future prospects of Science Journalism discussed

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LAHORE:The Faculty of Humanities and Kauser Abdullah Malik School of Life Science, FCCU in collaboration with Pakistan Academy of Science organised a two-day workshop on Science Journalism. The concluding session of the workshop was held at FCCU on Thursday. Dean of Humanities, Dr Altaf Ullah Khan and Director ORIC and Dean Postgraduate Studies Dr Kauser […]


MPA Jam Owais, four others acquitted in Nazim Jokhio murder case

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KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party MPA Jam Owais and his four servants were acquitted in a case pertaining to the murder of activist Nazim Jokhio after Malir’s District and Sessions’ Court on Thursday accepted the out-of-court settlement between the accused and the victim’s legal heirs. Jam Owais and his four servants — Muhammad Mairaj, Ahmed Khan […]


Alvi blames social media for gulf between Imran, ex-COAS Bajwa

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President Dr Arif Alvi has said that social media was one of the reasons for differences between former prime minister Imran Khan and ex-army chief General (retired) Qamar Javed Bajwa. In an interview with BBC Urdu, the president said that misunderstandings were created by giving “undue importance to social media” and said that the country’s […]


Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Reveals Top 8 Social Media Platforms of Pakistan

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The number of Pakistani accounts on social media platforms has crossed 217 million. According to a report by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Pakistanis have 217.1 million profiles on different social media platforms, translating to 70.1 million active social media users. YouTube is at the top with 71.7 million users in Pakistan whereas Facebook stands second […]


Pakistan: Press freedom remains under strain

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The election of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in April 2022 brought initial hopes for an improved climate for press freedom in Pakistan, however the country’s journalists continue to face physical attacks, harassment, and arrests, according to data collected by IPI on press freedom violations in Pakistan between April and September of 2022. IPI documented at […]