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Slain activist knew too much about land grabbing

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ISLAMABAD: A senior Karachi police officer told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that slain philanthropist and social worker Parveen Rahman was in possession of a map detailing the lands that have been illegally occupied by affiliates and associates of various political parties that operated in the city. The revelation, according to the Karachi DIG Sultan […]

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Supreme Court seeks to regulate TV channels

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NASIR IQBAL ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan wants formulation of a mechanism by the Ministry of Information Technology (IT) to empower a regulator to shut off disparaging or objectionable broadcast by the electronic media to protect society from polarisation. “The IT ministry will look into the possibility of finding out such a mechanism so […]

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Pemra disowns assertions about foreign-funded programmes

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By: NASIR IQBAL ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) denied in the Supreme Court on Monday it had ever made assertions that a media house was airing foreign-funded programmes. “We categorically deny this and have even contacted top bosses of the media house to satisfy them,” said Zulfikar Maluka, the counsel for Pemra. […]

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