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Should govt directly distribute ads to newspapers?

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has sent the draft of new policy for issuing advertisements to the print and electronic media to the stakeholders for their feedback and recommendations. The APNS, CPNE, PBA, PFUJ, provincial governments and concerned institutions have been asked to furnish their suggestions after thoroughly studying the new policy draft. Secretary Information and […]

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Fire erupts in PID building

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Islamabad-Fire erupted at the Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications (DEMP) office located at Press Information Department (PID) building near Zero Point here on Wednesday morning. However, no loss of life was reported. The blaze broke out on the ground floor of the DEMP and engulfed a large part of the building within minutes. The […]

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NA body seeks proposals to help families of slain journalists

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly standing committee on information and broadcasting on Tuesday directed the ministry to prepare proposals for the allocation of funds to help the families of journalists who lost their lives in the line of duty. The meeting of the committee was presided over by Marvi Memon. Secretary Information Mohammad Azam informed the […]

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Violation of SC orders: TIP moves top court against Pemra chief

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LAHORE: Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has moved the Supreme Court against Rashid Ahmed’s appointment as the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) chairman. In a civil miscellaneous application filed before the court, TIP has argued that the previous government violated directives given by the SC on January 15, 2013, by appointing Rashid as the Pemra […]

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