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Daily Archives: January 19, 2023

Blome meets Aminul Haq, discusses matters related to IT, telecom sector

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ISLAMABAD: US Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome on Wednesday called on IT and Telecommunication Minister Syed Aminul Haq and discussed various matters related to the IT and telecom sector. The meeting, which lasted for about an hour, had conspicuous significance in the wake of political situation in the country. However, Haq insisted no political topic […]

Fox Sports removes unsubstantiated news about Babar Azam

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ISLAMABAD—Fox Sports Australia has removed a piece of unsubstantiated news regarding the captain of the Pakistan cricket team Babar Azam from its website and social media. The news leveling severe allegations against Babar was based on a Twitter account of Dr. Nimo Yadav, which identified itself as a “parody account, athlete, research analyst, ex-Ranji player, […]

Mudassir Mirza remembered as staunch supporter of freedom of press

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The Karachi Press Club on Wednesday held a condolence meeting in memory of the late deputy editor of daily Jang Mudassir Mirza in which his son Advocate Wasiq and a large number of senior journalists participated to pay tribute to him for his journalistic services. The speakers termed Mirza’s demise a great loss for journalism […]

Journalists’ role important for maintaining peace: District Police Officer (DPO)

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District Police Officer South Waziristan Shabir Hussain Shah has said the role of journalists was very important in elimination of social evils, devel-opment, and establishing peace in any region. He expressed these views while visiting to District Press Club South Waziristan where he was warmly welcomed by President of Press Club Hayatullah, Fayyaz Barki, Shabab […]

Workshop on ‘building capacity of health journalists on reporting disasters’ held

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The International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), University of Karachi, will organize a one-day National Training Workshop entitled, “Building Capacity of Health Journalists on Reporting Disasters Triggered by Natural Hazards and Human Activities” on Thursday (19th January).All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) President Mr. Sarmad Ali will deliver a key note in the workshop, […]

PEMRA raids cable networks for relying illegal Indian channels

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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Regional Office Multan during recent enforcement drive initiated on the orders of Chairman PEMRA conducted surprise inspections in Muzaffargarh and surrounding areas on Wednesday. The PEMRA’s regional office raided two cable operators, M/s Khangarh Cable Network in Khangarh and M/s Zee Cable Network in Muzaffargarh, who were indulged in […]

Bajwa data leak: Islamabad court grants bail to journalist Shahid Aslam

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An Islamabad sessions court on Wednesday granted bail to Bol News journalist Shahid Aslam, who was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from Lahore last week for his alleged part in leaking personal tax data of former army chief General (retired) Qamar Javed Bajwa. In November, a report published by investigative news website FactFocus […]