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Imran Khan misleading people through media: Pervaiz Rashid

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ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan is misleading people through media instead of appearing before the Judicial Commission (JC). He was addressing a news conference here on Friday along with Minister of State for Information Technology AnushaRehman, PML-N MNA Daniyal Aziz and TalalChaudhry. The information minister said […]

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PTV national to broadcast live proceeding of Parliament: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD – Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday informed the National Assembly that PTV National would broadcast live proceedings of the Parliament. The minister said that, PTV National had been assigned to broadcast live proceeding of the budget session keeping in view the desire of members of National Assembly […]

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Effective legislation must to curb cyber crime: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Tuesday said there was a dire need of making effective legislation to curb cyber crimes in the country. He said information technology was a new sector at the national business arena and there was still room to improve check and balance. Commenting on a […]

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PM directs Pemra to act against derogatory speeches: Pervaiz

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KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid Saturday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has directed the Information Ministry to ask Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action against airing of derogatory speeches. Talking to the newsmen on his arrival at Karachi International Airport, he urged the […]

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PTI-PAT sit-ins: Govt ploughed Rs450m into media blitz

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ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government spent an estimated Rs450 million from national exchequer on the advertisement in an effort to run its media campaign to counter months-long sit-ins staged by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) last year. The ‘popular idea’ was floated by the PML-N media managers […]

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CPNE appoints new president

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), during its annual meeting on Thursday, nominated Mujibur Rehman Shami (Daily Pakistan, Lahore) as its president and Dr Jabbar Khattak (Daily Awami Awaz) as its secretary general. The other office bearers appointed during the annual meeting include Ilyas Shakir (Qaumi Akhbar, Karachi) as senior vice president, Awais […]

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Govt standing with the media, freedom of expression: Pervaiz

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Wednesday expressed solidarity with journalists injured during the coverage of the Azadi and Inqilab marches, saying that the government was standing with journalists, media workers and the freedom of expression. Talking to a private TV channel, he apologised over the act of […]

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MPs want parliament to probe Geo closure issue

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday, speaking on the floor of the House in the joint sitting of parliament, said that Geo News and PTV offices were attacked and their buildings and equipment damaged, which created hindrances in the performance of professional duties of media personnel. He proposed to the NA Speaker […]

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All channels should be shown on their original numbers: minister

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ISLAMABAD: The Cable Operators Association has assured Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid that broadcast of all TV channels would be shown without any interruption. A delegation of Cable Operators Association, headed by Syed Gufran Mujtaba, met the information minister. Federal Information Secretary Muhammad Azam, Cable Operators Association President Capt (retd) Jabbar Khan […]

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Geo to appear on its original numbers soon: minister

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LAHORE: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said he loved the media, as a powerful and independent media was vital for democracy in the country. Talking to the media after a function at the National College of Arts (NCA) here, the minister said Geo News was awarded punishment by Pemra for a mistake; it […]

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Pemra issues 15-day notice to cable operators: minister

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had issued notices to cable operators to ensure smooth and unchanged transmission of TV channels within 15 days in line with the Supreme Court’s order. If the cable operators did not follow the rules, […]

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Cable operators blocking Geo channels to lose licences, says Pervaiz

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By: Mumtaz Alvi & Noor Aftab ISLAMABAD: The Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, on Thursday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure smooth transmission of Geo and another private TV channel on the cable network. The minister asserted that the government would not allow anyone to take the law […]

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Pervaiz asks media to keep national interest supreme

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday called for an effective liaison and coordination between the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and the Ministry of Information to ensure dissemination of authentic information. He said effective liaison and cooperation was also vital to dispelling any misleading perception with regards to the military operation. […]

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Justice Raza Khan made chairman of 8th Wage Board Award: spokesperson

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ISLAMABAD: The government is committed to resolving all the issues faced by the media workers and their demands are addressed on priority basis, said a spokesperson of the Federal Government here on Thursday. He said there is considerable progress towards meeting the demands put forth by the representative bodies—Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and […]

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