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Media’s role in moulding public opinion underscored

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LAHORE – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Saleem Baig called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at Civil Secretariat here on Monday to discuss the launch of a TV channel by the Punjab government. The CM appreciated the performance of PEMRA, adding that media played a pivotal role in moulding public opinion. […]

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. […]

US conveys concerns on new social media regulations

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The United States (US) has reportedly conveyed its serious concerns on the proposed new social media regulations with the possibility of Facebook and Pay Pal, social and e-commerce platforms, threatening to leave Pakistan, well informed sources in Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The government had secretly issued social media rules but after criticism across the […]

PU Web TV launched

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LAHORE: Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad on Monday inaugurated test transmission of Punjab University Web television. In this regards, a ceremony was organised at Hameed Nizami Hall of the PU Institute of Communication Studies (ICS). Renowned senior teacher of journalism Prof Dr Mehdi Hassan, Director ICS Prof Dr Noshina Saleem, senior journalists, […]

TikTok introduces family safety mode

It is worth noting that these features were already available on the app. However, the big difference being is that the new Family Safety Mode puts control in the hands of parents and guardians rather than the users themselves. TikTok has grown its users base exponentially in the last year, making it one of the […]

Pemra refutes media reports on regulating Web TV, OTT content services

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday refuted the news stories published in a section of press on draft consultation on regulating the Web TV and Over the Top TV (OTT) Content Services in Pakistan. In a rebuttal issued by Pemra to the news items published, the Pemra claimed that in the […]

National-level plan to face cyber space challenges sought

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ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a workshop here on Wednesday stressed the need for a national-level strategy to face the challenges arising from cyber space and to ensure that people, especially the youth, do not fall prey to the agenda of the enemy. The workshop, organized by the Beaconhouse School System, was attended by a large number […]

Govt to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ to educate beneficiaries

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Islamabad: The government has planned to launch ‘Ehsaas App’ in the month of January to educate the common people as well as the beneficiaries about the facilities they can avail under the pro-poor initiatives of Ehsaas programme. This was disclosed by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Sania […]

Imran launches app to fight graft

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ISLAMABAD: Urging people not to glorify corrupt elements, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday said his dream of Naya Pakistan would turn into reality when the youth of the country exposed those who had looted the national wealth and stashed it abroad. “Although Naya Pakistan is in the making, the dream will come true only […]

RTI Commission to launch website to facilitate applicants

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PESHAWAR: The Federal Right To Information (RTI) Commission will shortly launch its official website to facilitate the general public to file applications online for obtaining information from government departments. Federal Chief Information Commissioner, Muhammad Azam, said this while addressing a press conference at the Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday. He was flanked by Commissioner Legal […]

KP CM Mahmood Khan launches mobile app to help recover missing kids

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has formally launched “Mera Bacha Alert”, a mobile phone application developed to help people and relevant departments in recovery of missing children in the province. The app was launched at a ceremony at Chief Minister’s Secretariat, said a handout. Advisor to CM on merged districts and spokesperson of provincial government […]

SSP East sent packing for leaking target killer’s video involving CM

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KARACHI- The Sindh government on Monday sent Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) East Capt (r) Ghulam Azfar Mahesar packing from the province after the buck stopped at him in a case pertaining to leaking Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM-London) target killer confessional statement involving Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah. The target killer Yusuf alias […]

Three held for blackmailing girl with videos

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The FIA Cyber Crime Circle claimed on Monday to have solved a harassment case by arresting three suspects allegedly involved in blackmailing a girl. The spokesperson for FIA Sindh said the agency had received a complaint by the girl who said some men had been harassing her because they had some computer content related to […]

College teacher’s torture video goes viral

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MULTAN: The video of torture of a private college teacher went viral on social media on Sunday, showing five to six youths involved in the incident. On the other hand, Multan police said the teacher had forgiven the suspect they had arrested on the day of registration of the case (Nov 8) and produced in […]