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Which political party is dominating the social media race?

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Social media is an important arena of political competition around the world. It not only enables politicians to reach out to the voters but also provides a platform for them to connect and make the common man feel more heard. Pakistani political parties relied on traditional means of communication i.e., television and print media, but […]

Manhandling of journalists: Islamabad court orders to record media persons’ version in terror case

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ISLAMABAD: A district and sessions court in the federal capital on Saturday disposed of a petition seeking the registration of a separate first information report (FIR) against police for manhandling journalists outside the Islamabad High Court on February 28 and ordered to record the statements of the media persons in the terror case already filed […]

Journalist Tahir Najmi passes away

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and editor of Urdu language daily Express Tahir Najmi passed away here on Friday after a brief illness. He was 68. He had been ill for the past few weeks and was under treatment at a private hospital. He is survived by a widow, a son and a daughter. Tahir Najmi had […]

K-P polls date will be finalized on March 14: governor

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Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Governor Haji Ghulam Ali on Friday said he would hold talks with the chief election commissioner (CEC) next week to confirm the date for holding the elections of the provincial assembly. Talking to a delegation of journalists from the Nowshera Press Club, the governor said that the Supreme Court had ordered for conducting […]

Islamabad police says ‘missing’ journalist Abid Mir has returned home; brother refutes claim

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Islamabad police said on Thursday night that journalist Abid Mir, who was earlier reported to have gone “missing” in the capital, had returned home while his family refuted the claim. In a tweet, the capital police said that a “false impression” of Abid going missing had been created after the journalist lost contact with his […]

Pemra bans airing material on ‘conduct’ of superior judiciary

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KARACHI/LAHORE: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed TV channels to not broadcast content about the conduct of sitting high court and Supreme Court judges, reported on Thursday. In the prohibition order, the regulator referred to previous directives to “refrain from telecasting any content against state institutions”. The authority noted that despite […]

Pemra bans broadcast of TV show for 2 weeks

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday banned airing of a show on a private TV channel for two weeks with immediate effect. The show was banned in the backdrop of a false news shared by a political analyst who also made baseless comments regarding the aid given by the Sindh government to […]