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Punjab home dept denies access to information on mercy appeals

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LAHORE: Punjab Home Department has refused to give information to five murder convicts about their mercy appeals made to the president. According to the documents available with The News, a resident of Nisar Colony Lahore, Sarah Bilal, had sought information about the mercy appeals made on the part of Zulfiqar Ali s/o Rashid Ali Khan, […]

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Newspapers, advertising agencies asked to register afresh

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A spokesman for the Information Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has asked all those proprietors and publishers of all newspapers and advertising agencies, which had registered their newspapers and advertising agencies with the department for the year 2014 or 2015 to register and renew the registration of their newspapers and agencies within one week. He made […]

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Media and the inept Balochistan government

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The cabinet-less Balochistan government, as effective as a blindfolded man walking down a busy highway, decided this week to lodge a First Information Report against a private TV channel for airing a video of how the self-styled Balochistan Liberation Army goons destroyed the Quaid’s Residency in Ziarat. But this isn’t all. The police officer who […]

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Media cell formed in Information department

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KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Information and Archive Sharjeel Inam Memon in order to modernise Information Department announced the establishment of a modern media cell. He also directed that at least ten officers must be present at a time in the media cell which will monitor news broadcast by electronic media and report to concerned ministers […]

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