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NA panel gives go-ahead to move ‘contempt of parliament bill’

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges in its in-camera meeting on Tuesday decided to place a contempt of parliament bill on the floor of the House soon. Though the meeting was open for the media but when the committee initiated the discussion on the draft of contempt of parliament […]

Young artists’ artworks exhibition opens

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LAHORE: The 19th Alhamra Young Artists Exhibition titled ‘Arriving’ opened Thursday at Alhamra Art Gallery, The Mall. Prof Dr Sumera Jawad, the Principal of the College of Art and Design, Punjab University and Muzna Zulfiqar along with Executive Director Alhamra Muhammad Saleem Sagar opened the exhibition. A cash prize of Rs15,000 for each of the […]

Development of media, govt’s top priority: Secy Info

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ISLAMABAD, May 4 (APP):Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Sohail Ali Khan on Thursday said that the development of media was the foremost priority of the government which had been taking tangible actions for resolving its issues. The ministry was cognizant of the issues faced by the media industry, he said during a meeting with […]

Tributes to journalists killed in the line of duty

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KHANEWAL    –    Journalism is the name of a great mission more than a sacred profession. The role of media in solv­ing the problems faced by the constitution, democ­racy and people is exemplary, which will be written in golden words. Pakistan has become a dangerous country in terms of cruelty and brutality on media. Tribute to […]

Independent press plays vital role in country’s development

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The speakers in a function held at the Dera Press Club in connection with World Press Freedom Day said that collective efforts should be made for an independent press which played an important role in the country’s socio-economic development. Speaking on the occasion, President of Dera Press Club Muhammad Yasin Qureshi said the right to […]

Famous actor Tauqeer Nasir appointed chairman of Punjab Censor Board

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  Pakistan’s senior drama artist Tauqeer Nasir has been appointed chairman of the Punjab Film Censor Board, it emerged Thursday. The veteran actor, who has starred in numerous dramas, started his career with Pakistan Television (PTV) in 1978. He was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz by President Dr Arif Alvi on Aug 14, 2022. Nasir has previously […]


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  JHELUM: A private channel’s reporter Imtiaz Baig has been killed in an ‘assassination attempt’ carried out by unidentified persons in Jhelum, ARY News reported on Thursday. Police confirmed that Samaa TV reporter Imtiaz Baig was killed in an ‘assassination attempt’. Police detailed that unidentified persons attacked Baig with baton when he came out of […]

Development of media, govt’s top precedence: Secy Info

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ISLAMABAD, May 4 (APP):Federal Secretary for Information and Broadcasting Sohail Ali Khan on Thursday stated that the advance of media was once the main precedence of the federal government which have been taking tangible movements for resolving its problems. The ministry was once cognizant of the problems confronted by means of the media trade, he […]

No one can deny positive role of media in country’s progress: DPO

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Khyber    –     The District Police Officer (DPO) of Khyber, Saleem Abbas Kulachi, emphasized the crucial role of media as a bridge between government departments and the public in promoting the progress of the country. He acknowledged the positive contribution of the media and assured that all necessary facilities would be provided to local police officials […]