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PPF stands in solidarity with Gharidah Farooqi following abusive trend against her

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Pakistan Press Foundation condemns the vile social media trend against journalist and Newsone anchorperson Gharidah Farooqi and stands in solidarity with her. Such abusive campaigns are an attack on press freedom and undermine the ability of journalists to do their work freely being at the receiving end of such hateful messages. On August 18, an abusive trend […]


Minister trolled for misstating facts about national anthem

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LAHORE: Federal Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb was trolled on social media for presenting wrong facts about the launch of the national anthem. Talking to the media ahead of the Independence Day, Ms Aurangzeb had said first prime minister of the country, Liaquat Ali Khan, launched the national anthem in 1954. Now Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif […]


Chopper crash in Balochistan Government to arrest all culprits involved in social media propaganda

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Government on Tuesday decided to arrest all individuals involved in negative social media campaign following the helicopter crash in Balochistan’s Lasbela district in which six Pakistan army soldiers were martyred, sources claimed on Tuesday. Sources added that even people who led the propaganda, as revealed through investigations by those already arrested, will also be apprehended. […]


Another PTI Social Media Activist Joins Chief Minister (CM)’s Media Team

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  LAHORE – Following the appointment of Arslan Khalid, a member of PTI’s social media team as Special Assistant to the Chief Minister, another PTI social media activist Azhar Qazi Mashwani was on Tuesday appointed as media coordinator to the Punjab Chief Minister Ch Parvez Ealhi.  Azhar is a focal person to PTI chairman Imran […]


PTI social media head given charge of Information Technology board

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LAHORE: Dr. Akhter Malik, a PTI MPA from Multan, has been inducted into the Punjab cabinet as minister for primary and secondary healthcare. Moreover, much to the surprise of members across the divide, Arsalan Khalid, Special Assistant to the Chief Minister (SACM), has been given the command of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Arsalan […]


Arsalan Khalid made Punjab Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister (SACM)

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LAHORE: Arsalan Khalid, a person whose name came to prominence when allegedly a telephone call of former First Lady Bushra Bibi issuing instructions to him to counter propaganda against PTI was leaked, has been made Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister. Arsalan is associated with the social media team of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf. Arsalan was allegedly […]


State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) unveils media drive in collaboration with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), UK’s FCDO

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Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), in collaboration with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), has unveiled the mass media campaign for Asaan Mobile Account (AMA) a flagship initiative under the National Financial Inclusion Strategy, to mark its formal launch. AMA aims to address financial exclusion challenges faced […]


Saeed accuses Imran of running social media campaign against army

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ISLAMABAD: Sindh Minister for Labour and Manpower Saeed Ghani accused former Prime Minister Imran Khan for running the recent social media campaign against Pakistan Army and said it was a continuation of the PTI’s well-thought-out plan started four months ago and an inquiry must be held into this respect. In a press conference on Wednesday […]


Probe team on online drive now a JIT with intel officials

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ISLAMABAD / KARACHI: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team — formed to trace and arrest those running a negative social media campaign on the tragic army helicopter crash in Balochistan — has been reconstituted and converted into a joint investigation team (JIT) with representation from the premier intelligence bodies, besides the four FIA officials announced on Sunday. […]


PM Shehbaz terms social media campaign against martyrs ‘horrifying’

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Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday condemned the social media campaign initiated against the martyrs of the Pakistan Army, termed it “horrible”, and asked the nation to reflect on the issue. Taking to his official Twitter account, the premier wrote: “The social media campaign belittling & ridiculing the sacrifices of our martyrs was horrifying.” He […]


‘I apologise for running social media campaign against Pak army’

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ISLAMABAD: An ex-office bearer of PTI’s student wing, Muhammad Muneeb Kiyani admitted on Friday in his confessional statement that he ran a smear campaign on social media against the Pak army soldiers, report TV channels. Stating that he feels ashamed and sorry now, he said he did the wrong due to the influence of certain […]


WhatsApp account of Senate chairman hacked

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ISLAMABAD: The WhatsApp account of Chairman of the Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani was hacked on Wednesday which may take a week to restore. The Senate chairman contacted WhatsApp management via email to lodge a complaint. The management team of the Meta-owned instant-messaging app assured Sanjrani that the account has been monitored and the data is […]


Youth drowns while recording TikTok video

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GUJRAT: A young farm worker lost his life while recording a TikTok video in a canal near Phiphara village in Mandi Bahauddin district on Sunday. Rescue officials said Suleman, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district, had been working at the farm house of a landlord in Katowal village. He went to a nearby village and jumped […]


For instant updates, Karachiites rely more on WhatsApp, Facebook groups

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KARACHI: Whenever there is a problem, any disturbance or crisis in the city, the citizens have come to rely on other citizens for instant reliable news, which they receive through Facebook groups or WhatsApp broadcast lists. These groups and lists are being run by some very responsible and dependable persons who have their finger on […]