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Foolproof security for media houses, schools ordered

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ISLAMABAD: Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has expressed displeasure over the performance of the government functionaries who, according to him, are not delivering to the optimum level. “Government functionaries are not ready to work and apparently everyone seems to be failing in the country,” the minister remarked while addressing a meeting of the city […]

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Prime Minister and others condemn attack on media

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Prime Minister Office has lauded the role of media and ordered an investigation into the acts of violence against journalists. A spokesman for PM’s Office said the responsible would be held accountable. He said such incidents were individual acts which were condemnable. He directed the authorities to provide best possible treatment to the injured journalists. […]

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Nadra wins Sri Lanka ID Card project

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ISLAMABAD: The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has won the Sri Lanka ID Card project. Various international IT firms participated in this international competitive bidding process. The mega project shall involve data collection of all eligible citizens’ biometric, biographic and digitization of the same, thus transforming it into a National Persons Registry . This […]

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Banning freedom

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The PPP had demonstrated that it understood little of how the internet worked when it banned YouTube to block access to one of the billions of videos on the site. That ban has now been in place for over a year and seems to have become sadly permanent. Now, the PPP provincial government in Sindh […]

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The fright of live cameras

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For a hardcore reporter, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan revealed nothing new and headlines-worthy while deconstructing the five-hour long reality show that a loony had staged right in the middle of a high-end avenue of Islamabad last Thursday. As an old resident of this city who hates weapons and hiring security guards, however, I felt doubly […]

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