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Lack of professionalism

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A powerful bomb exploded in old Sabzi Mandi area of Karachi on the night of December 20 which according to police was planted in a motorcycle. Authorities believe that former SHO of Mauripur, Sub Inspector Shafiq Tanoli was the target. Two people were killed and twenty people, including some policemen, were injured. As the details […]

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PEMRA failed to bar news channels for Islamabad Shootout live coverage

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ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has expressed its anger over slackness from the governmental officials to submit their stance in the court. Hearing a suo-moto notice against Islamabad Shootout, a drama held last week in the capital city, Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry holds PEMRA (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) responsible to bar […]

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Police & media failure: Islamabad saga

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IT was a classic example of how poor coordination and mishandling of a security threat can enhance the danger at hand. For several years now the security and law-enforcement forces have been trying to map out counterterrorism and emergency-response policies and strategies to respond to the terrorist threat inside the country. But the drama that […]

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Media comes under attack in SC

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ISLAMABAD: The media on Monday came under attack in the Supreme Court during the hearing of a petition about the August 15 standoff in the capital city. When the three-member bench took up the petition filed by Tariq Asad, the petitioner accused the media of becoming a mafia. But Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed promptly asked […]

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