February 10, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: February 10, 2023

SMBR for action against illegal occupants in journalists’ colony

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LAHORE: Senior Member Board of Revenue Punjab Nabeel Javed chaired a meeting in the board committee room regarding the matters of the Punjab Journalist Housing Foundation. The Member (Colonies) Shahid Niaz, DGPR Rubina Afzal, Haseeb Zaidi and others were present in the meeting. A detailed briefing was given by the member (colonies) while the SMBR […]

Media role in country’s first digital census sought

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LAHORE: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) is all prepared to hold country’s first digital census. In this regard, the PBS conducted an interactive session with senior media personnel at Provincial Census Coordination Centre (P3C) here on Thursday. The main purpose was to brief media personnel about the scope, background and importance of Pakistan’s upcoming first […]

Media body concerned by challenges to journalists

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KARACHI: The Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND), in a meeting held in Lahore on Thursday, raised concerns over the hurdles and challenges faced by journalists and mediapersons across the country. The meeting, chaired by AEMEND President Azhar Abbas, was also attended by stakeholders from Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, and Islamabad. In the […]

Pakistan Telecommunica­tion Authority (PTA) barred from blocking websites without consultation

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ISLAMABAD: The government has barred the Pakistan Telecommunica­tion Authority (PTA) from blocking any website without consulting the Minis­try of Information Tech­nology and Tele­communi­cation. The decision was made in a ministerial committee meeting chaired by IT Minister Syed Aminul Haque. The committee was established by the prime minister on Feb 6 after PTA blocked Wikipedia, the […]

Journalist Imran Riaz seeks removal of his name from no-fly list

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LAHORE: Journalist Imran Riaz Khan knocked on the doors of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday, seeking removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and Passport Control List (PCL) saying his name was added arbitrarily and in a haphazard manner “relying upon presumptive considerations”. The anchorperson filed a petition through advocate […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) gets a lot of flak for blocking Wikipedia

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ISLAMABAD: The Cabinet Committee on Wikipedia, Thursday, reprimanded Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) for blocking the website in the country and recommended prior consultation for closing any website in future. Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque chaired the Ministerial Committee meeting regarding the blockage of Wikipedia, here on Thursday. Federal Minister for Law […]