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PTA blocks Wikipedia over blasphemous content

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) blocked Wikipedia services in Pakistan on Friday after their refusal to withdraw blasphemous content. Earlier, the Authority had degraded its services in the country. When this reporter contacted PTA spokesperson late on Friday night and inquired about blocking of Wikipedia, she confirmed that “yes” it had been blocked. On the instruction of the […]

‘Hate speech’ case against TV anchor discharged

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LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Friday discharged a case of “hate speech” registered against TV anchor Imran Riaz Khan by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), and ordered his immediate release. The FIA produced the BOL News anchor before Magistrate Ghulam Murtaza Virk to seek his physical remand. Advocate Mian Ali Ashfaq, on behalf of the […]

CM urged to retrieve Press Club building

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The personal intervention of the Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi being their fellow journalist has been sought by the journalist fraternity of Attock to get retrieved the Attock Press Club building and equipment worth rupees millions forcibly snatched by the district management Attock enabling them to express their solidarity with their Kashmiri brothers on […]

Rights activists criticise proposed amendments to RTI law

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ISLAMABAD   –     Rights activists have criticised proposed amendments to the Right of Access to Information Act, 2017 that has been moved yet again as a private member’s bill in the Senate which elapsed a couple of times earlier. They say the amendment would limit the scope of the right to information law by excluding […]