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Pre-arrest bail plea of TV anchor rejected

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ISLAMABAD: A special judge on Thursday rejected the pre-arrest bail plea of television anchor Dr Shahid Masood in a corruption case. Dr Masood appeared be­fore the special judge, Kamran Basharat Mufti, during the hearing of his application seeking the pre-arrest bail in the corruption case filed against him. The anchor is a former managing director […]

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Varsities media trial opposed

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KARACHI: The Karachi University Teachers’ Society (Kuts) on Monday called upon the university administration to uphold transparency in its affairs and look into the complaints of alleged malpractices and corruption. The meeting of the society’s executive body was held in the backdrop of recent media reports indicating that the National Acc­ountability Bureau (NAB) was to […]

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Judiciary, media, and politics

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In an article ‘Stating the Law’ written by Salman Akram Raja (advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan), published in Dawn on January 8, 2012, he said that “court judgments respond to and affect the milieu in which they appear”. This is important; and the relationship between judiciary, media, and politics may be looked within the frame […]

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NAB, Pemra join hands against corruption

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ISLAMABAD: To augment and support the endeavour of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in its drive against elimination of corruption and corrupt practices from public sector organizations and society, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) invited Ms. Aliya Rashid, Director General (Awareness & Prevention), National Accountability Bureau (NAB) at its Head Office in Islamabad. […]

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Mamnoon urges media to play main role in purging corruption

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ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Tuesday said that Pakistan has suffered a lot and now the whole nation would collectively strive to pluck the homeland out of its quagmire of problems. “This is our national objective and media should utilise its energies to achieve it,” he added. Talking to office-bearers and members of All Pakistan […]

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Nisar says Axact may face more cases

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RAWALPINDI: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Friday held out the possibility of filing more cases against Axact — which is already implicated in the massive diploma mills scam — if fresh evidence is found against the software company. “We will carry out a full investigation … the interior ministry will be contacting the Federal Bureau […]

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Pervaiz urges media to act as watchdog to check corruption

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ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid Friday said that the media should act as a watchdog to check corruption in the society. He said this while launching a National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) awareness song on the theme “Say No to Corruption” in a meeting with Deputy Chairman NAB Rear […]

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