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PM Nawaz urges media for self-regulation

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: With the country celebrating Independence Day, Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif during his address to the nation requested the media houses for self-regulation and reviewing their role in the present political scenario. The PM’s request should be taken seriously for the sake of a healthy state of mind and promotion of democracy in Pakistan. […]

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Countrywide protests against ban on ARY

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PESHAWAR/KARACHI/LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: Thousands of people across the country took to the streets on Saturday to protest against the suspension of ARY News’s licence by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). The media watchdog, on Friday, suspended the channel’s licence for 15 days and imposed on it a fine of Rs10 million. In Islamabad, hundreds of […]

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HRW calls for full investigation of Lahore shootings

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NEW YORK: The Pakistani authorities should ensure that a judicial inquiry into police shootings of rock-throwing protesters in Lahore fully and impartially investigates possible unnecessary use of lethal force, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. On Tuesday, police fired without warning on supporters of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) political party who had attempted to resist […]

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Eight killed in police-PAT clash

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LAHORE: At least eight people, including two women, were shot dead and over 85 others injured on Tuesday during a clash between police and workers of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and the Minhajul Quran International (MQI). They were allegedly fired upon by the police for resisting the removal of illegal barriers and iron gates […]

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