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Daily Archives: February 19, 2023

Public release of films’ censorship record to risk national security: Censor Board

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ISLAMABAD: Public release of the record relating to the censorship of films can risk Pakistan’s defence and security; the Central Censor Board stated it in response to an information request filed by this scribe. In November last year, Oscar contender Pakistani film “Joy Land” was banned from screening in the country. The regulatory body claimed […]

Secretary Information assures to resolve newspapers problems

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The Federal Information Secretary Ms. Shahera Shahid has assured that the genuine problems of the newspapers and periodicals shall be addressed on priority basis adding the government was fully alive to the hardship faced by the newspaper industry. She expressed these views while talking to the delegation of the Federal Committee of the APNS that […]

Call for Payment of Salaries to Journalists

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BAHAWALPUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 17th Feb, 2023 ) :Bahawalpur Union of Journalists (BhUJ) has demanded of the media outlets to ensure payment of salaries to journalists and media workers at the earliest. A meeting of Bahawalpur Union of Journalists (BhUJ) was held with its President, A. Majeed Gill in the chair at […]

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) directs PEMRA to stop TV channels from airing Sindh governmentt ads

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  ISLAMABAD       –       Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Saturday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) to refrain private TV channels from airing development advertisements ahead of impending National Assembly elections, especially in Sindh. According to a notification, the by-elections of 64 National Assembly seats including in Sindh province were going to be […]

Swat journalist remembered for professionalism

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SWAT: A large number of civil society members, political activists, journalists and youth paid glowing tribute to slain journalist Musa Khankhel for his professional and fearless reporting during militancy in Swat. They were speaking at a ceremony held here to observe the 14th death anniversary of the journalist, who was killed in Matta tehsil on […]

‘Journalists to be sent abroad to highlight violations in India-held Kashmir’

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  MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Sardar Tanveer Ilyas on Saturday said his government would send delegations of Kashmiri journalists to Western, Middle Eastern and Central Asian states to draw attention of opinion makers there towards the flagrant human rights violations in occupied Jammu and Kashmir and its impact on the Kashmiris on both side of the […]

‘It’s not simple to verify fake news on social media’

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KARACHI: Saturday, day two, at the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) had one serious discussion worth pondering over about ‘Invasive Media: Right to Privacy’ and one non-serious discussion, which you hope to put behind you soon, about humour, satire and mimicry ‘Hum Sangeen Mazaq ke Lapait Mein Hain [We Are in the Grips of Extreme Fun]’ […]

TV anchorperson’s murder case

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has said the Special Joint Investigation Team (SJIT) should probe the basic questions, what motivated Arshad Sharif to leave Pakistan and why Dubai government ordered the renowned journalist to leave the country. Senior journalist Arshad Sharif was killed on 23rd October 2022, in Kajlado County, about three hours outside Nairobi, Kenya. […]