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Opposition accuses government of bulldozing cybercrime bill

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ISLAMABAD: Opposition lawmakers disowned the Pakistan Electronic Crime Bill (PEC 2015), the cybercrime bill that a Senate committee adopted, and forwarded to the National Assembly, last month. They alleged at a public hearing held by the Pakistan Institute or Parliamentary Services, and the standing committees of the two houses of parliament on information technology, on […]

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JI for probing BBC report

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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami chief Senator Sirajul Haq has said that PPP and MQM are jointly responsible for the problems of entire Sindh province including Karachi. Addressing a press conference at Mansoora on Monday, he demanded thorough investigation of the allegations leveled against the MQM. The matter should not be winded up as had been done in […]

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Islamabad—Pakistan Peoples Party on Sunday wrote a letter to Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority to stop media from maligning the Bilawal House. PPP complained that the wild allegations were being hurled upon Bilawal House by local media on daily basis, for maligning the party. “Bilawal House is not just a concrete structure of bricks and […]

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PPP asks Pemra to check ‘biased’ TV content

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ISLAMABAD – PPP on Monday finally broke the silence against Zulfiqar Mirza’s back-to-back verbal attacks on Asif Ali Zardari, asking PEMRA to stop live telecast of allegedly one-sided defamatory programmes being aired in violation of the regulatory body’s rules and regulations. “The one-sided and malicious outbursts employing cheap and vulgar language made continually and without […]

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‘Anwar Maqsood ka dharna’ staged

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KARACHI: There is, and will always be, one hero in writer Anwar Maqsood’s stage offerings: his script. When you go to watch his plays, you are not looking for top-notch acting performances or awe-inspiring sets and lighting gimmickries. You are there with a preset mind that the witty exchange of dialogues and stinging one-liners will […]

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Political parties rebuke PEMRA’s decision against ARY News

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KARACHI: Almost all of the political parties of the country have condemned PEMRA’s decision of suspending the license of ARY News, in strongest of the words, ARY News reported. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) leader, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that PEMRA is not independent in making its decisions, while his party stands with ARY News on the […]

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PPP would never favour shutting down any TV channel: Sharjeel

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KARACHI: Sindh Information and Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) was not in favour of shutting down transmission of any particular private television channel because his party believed in freedom of press. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, he said private media has to embark upon […]

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Cultural heritage promotion creates national unity: PM

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that promotion of cultural activities has an important role in national unity. Talking to Samina Khalid Ghorki, Federal Minister for National Integration and Heritage who called on him at PM House Wednesday said that Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage and its promotion would help enrich culture […]

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To eradicate domestic violence: ‘Equip women economically’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani and British women parliamentarians on Monday reached consensus that economic empowerment of women could eradicate domestic violence against them. They were holding a dialogue on this issue at Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary Services. Member of National Assembly Shahnaz Wazir Ali of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), while presiding over the dialogue on behalf of […]

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