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TCF launches ‘Ilm Ka Aangan’ on Teleschool

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Islamabad: The Citizens Foundation is producing and presenting a 45-minute colourful and engaging show for kids by the name of ‘Ilm Ka Aangan’ (The Learning Courtyard). The show will be aired every Sunday at 11 a.m. on state run television channel’s ‘Teleschool’–a dedicated TV channel for virtual learning launched by the Ministry of Federal Education. […]


Concern over closure of news channel

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KARACHI: The Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors (AEMEND) is gravely alarmed at the recent closure of a news channel as it has rendered hundreds of people jobless. The association also expressed concern over unilateral cuts in salaries and perks of working journalists in other media groups. “The painful announcements have come at […]


Facebook helping Pakistanis to provide accurate information on Covid-19

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Facebook is working with the Pakistani government, communities, and businesses to amplify the power of digital technology to navigate this challenging time. Anyone who searches for information related to the virus on Facebook or Instagram will be shown educational pop-ups on top of search results connecting them to expert health organisations including the World Health […]


Firdous urges media to play proactive role in educating people

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday asked the media to play a proactive role in educating the asses about the importance of preventive measures, including social distancing, to defeat the coronavirus pandemic. She said the protection of media persons from the COVID-19 was the government’s […]


Pemra bans live audiences

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has banned live audiences to attend Ramzan transmissions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A notification issued by Pemra has further advised channels to disinfect and sanitize equipment, while providing safety kits to the staff engaged in the transmission, in any capacity. “There should strictly be no […]


Despite exemptions, law enforcers troubling journalists

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Despite the fact journalists have been exempted from the ban on pillion riding, several incidents have been reported in the city during the last few days, in which law enforcers misbehaved with the employees of newspapers and imposed fines on them in violation of the exemption granted to them by the government. An employee of […]


Ali Zaidi asks media owners to take care of frontline workers

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Karachi: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi here on Thursday demanded an urgency on part of TV channel and media house owners to be extra sensitive towards the needs of their workers, as country passing through trying times in face of COVID-19. Presently in Karachi, his home town, on the directives of Prime […]