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Daily Archives: November 5, 2023

Successful Resolution of Gratuity Dispute Through Right to Information

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Islamabad: Through the proactive utilization of the Right to Information Act and with the invaluable support of the Pakistan Information Commission, Mr. Khalid Mahmood, a retired Pakistan Railways employee, successfully secured his long-overdue gratuity amount of Rs 2.375 million. Mr. Khalid Mahmood retired from his service at Pakistan Railways in 2021. However, despite two years […]

Secondary school teachers’ posts: KPIC recommends inquiry into non-provision of merit lists

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Commission (KPIC) has recommended inquiry against the Directorate of Elementary & Secondary Education Department (E&SE) over the non-availability of women Secondary School Teachers (SST) merit lists of all zones of KP issued on 12th July 1999. This was decided in the Commission’s meeting chaired by Chief Information Commissioner of KPIC, […]

PFUJ demands consultation on election code of conduct

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ABBOTTABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded the formation of a council of complaints, as per the Pemra Amendment Act, before implementing the media code of conduct for the general elections. The PFUJ has insisted that political parties, media stakeholders, and civil society should be consulted on the code. It also urged […]

Pemra issues media guidelines for election coverage

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued a directive to all the TV channels regarding the coverage of General Elections 2024. The directive was issued to all the satellite-based news, current affairs and regional channels for the upcoming polls. The code of ethics during the news coverage and analysis must be ensured, it said. […]

Freedom after expression

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Journalists all over the world are seen as the watchdogs of public interest. There is broad international consensus that journalism is “fundamental for sustainable development, human rights protection and democratic consolidation.” But it is also a universally recognised fact that journalism remains a “dangerous and too often deadly profession – and nine times out of […]

Statements of banned outfits on TV channels prohibited

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ISLAMABAD: The electronic media regulator has issued a directive to all satellite-based news, current affairs and regional channels for the upcoming general elections scheduled to be held on February 8 next year. As per the directive issued by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday, the channels cannot air statements of proscribed organisations […]