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Tahir Ashrafi against ban on any channel, asks PM to step in

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Allama Muhammad Tahir Ashrafi, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council, has strongly opposed banning of any media group, including Geo/Jang Group operations, on any pretext. He also asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step in immediately to defuse the situation by using his influence over both the media group and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Talking to […]

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Curbs on media, bashing of institutions unacceptable: Ashrafi

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has said that no curbs or restrictions on the media are acceptable to the nation but at the same time, no propaganda against state institutions, armed forces can be accepted. Speaking at ‘Ittehad e Ummat’ conference organized by Pakistan Ulema Council, Hafiz Ashrafi said many changes […]

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A moderate voice in Ramazan

Pakistan Press Foundation

Different TV channels in Pakistan ran Ramazan programmes during the holy month. However, they provided very limited information on Ramazan, Islam and Pakistan. Instead, they appeared to be more like game shows with prizes. Ramazan was a great opportunity for our local media outlets to use Islamic teachings to guide the nation taking into consideration […]

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Ramazan transmission : Entertainment vs serious programmes

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: Society’s concern regarding non-serious, so-called Islamic shows on television has reached its peak and as the holy month of Ramazan is about to end, producers and broadcasters of such programmes are exploiting the religion of Islam for merely entertainment purposes and to further their economic agenda. This year’s Ramazan transmission has proved to be […]

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