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Connecting the city?: Technical, financial doubts surface over free WiFi for Karachi

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KARACHI: A day after Sindh information and local government minister Sharjeel Memon announced that free WiFi will be launched for the public across Karachi, he clarified that he will first consult legal experts about providing this facility along with LED streetlights and CCTV cameras. “The streetlights in Karachi will be connected to a modern LED […]

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Endowment fund to be set up for journalists: Memon

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KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon has said that the provincial government, in collaboration with the private sector, has planned to institute an endowment fund for journalists. Talking to newsmen at the Karachi Press Club, which he visited on Thursday to distribute challans for the plots allotted sometime ago to members of the club, he […]

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SA asks Centre to ban all illegal SIMs

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KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Monday passed a resolution unanimously, demanding from the federal government to ban all illegal and unregistered Mobile SIMs throughout the country, which become cause of major crimes and terrorism. The resolution moved by Dr Seema Zia of PTI was adopted by the House unanimously. PTI’s MPA Dr Seema Zia while […]

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SA passes resolution against attack on Hamid Mir

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KARACHI: Sindh Assembly (SA) on Monday passed a resolution against the attack on senior journalist and anchorperson Hamid Mir. Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) parliamentary leader Syed Sardar Ahmed, Nand Kumar Goklani and Nusrat Sehar Abbasi of Pakistan Muslim League (F) and Syed Hafeezuddin of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) tabled the resolution. […]

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FIR to be filed after consultation with Hamid Mir, family, says Sharjeel

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KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon Sunday said that FIR of the attack on Hamid Mir will be registered after having consultation with Hamid Mir and his family.Talking to mediapersons, Sharjeel said that attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir was an attack on freedom of media, adding that the Sindh government was taking the case […]

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Sindh to pass resolution against attack on Hamid Mir

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Karachi: Sindh Minister for Information and Archives Sharjeel Memon has said the Sindh Assembly would bring a resolution on Monday to condemn the murderous attack on senior journalist and TV anchor Hamid Mir. Talking to The News on Sunday, he said that a written request had been sent to the federal government to provide relevant […]

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Federal govt agency determines circulation of newspapers, PA told

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KARACHI: While most advertisements are given to newspapers having large circulation, the circulation of newspapers and magazines is still determined by a federal government agency even after the devolution of power under the 18th Amendment, the provincial assembly was informed on Tuesday. Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon expressed these views while responding to questions by […]

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