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Experts say despite problems, media disseminating untwisted news

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KARACHI: Speakers at a session in the ongoing Festival of Arts and Ideas organised by Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) on Thursday said that despite being influenced by highly divisive society of the country, Pakistani media has still managed to play its role in trying to disseminate untwisted information to people. At a session titled […]

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SMIU and NBP sign MoU for scholarships

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Karachi: The Sindh Madressat-ul-Islam University (SMIU) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, according to which the bank will allocate Rs2.88 million for four consecutive years as scholarship fee for 20 meritorious SMIU students. The MoU was signed by the vice-chancellor, Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, and the executive vice […]

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‘US offering students scholarships to help Pakistan’

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KARACHI: The US consul general in Karachi, Brian Heath, on Thursday said his government’s key focus to help Pakistan was on education for which the United States was providing opportunities to Pakistani graduates extensively. Speaking to students and faculty members of the Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) during his visit to the campus, Mr Heath […]

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System for media accountability demanded

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KARACHI: Speakers at a conference on Tuesday criticised the freedom with impunity enjoyed by the electronic media, which, they regarded as misogynistic and leading to societal deformity in many ways with no one to exercise checks and balances. `If no one else is there to censor us, we should at least go for self-censorship; to […]

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Media’s ‘misplaced’ priorities irk politicians

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KARACHI: While the politicians were signing the 18th Amendment to revive the Constitution, the electronic media was busy giving minute-by-minute broadcast of Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza’s wedding ceremony, recalled former information minister Qamaruz Zaman Kaira. He expressed these views on the Rs20-billion industry in terms of advertisements at a three-day National Media Conference organised […]

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