July 2021

Imran Khan hits 14-million follower mark on Twitter

Prime Minister Imran Khan hits the 14-million follower mark on Twitter, becoming the most-followed Pakistani politician on the microblogging website. In today’s day and age, politicians use social media as a means to communicate decisions as well as propagate views — and Pakistan’s politicians are not...

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Media’s role in moulding public opinion underscored

LAHORE – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Saleem Baig called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at Civil Secretariat here on Monday to discuss the launch of a TV channel by the Punjab government. The CM appreciated the performance of PEMRA, adding...

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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) demands immediate appointment of Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE) judge

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded immediate appointment of the judge of Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE), which is being delayed due to the reasons best known to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists President Shahzada Zulfiqar...

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Govt finalized digital policy as demands accepted: CPNE

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has Govt finalized the digital policy for newspaper websites having given in to the long-held demands of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). According to a CPNE press release issued on Saturday, the minister expressed his...

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Geo News team attacked during London Afghan protest

LONDON: A group of Afghan nationals held a protest outside Pakistan High Commission London on Friday afternoon which turned violent when a Geo News reporting team was attacked by some of the demonstrators. “The Watan Group” had organized the protest to seek justice for the daughter...

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TV anchor Asad Kharal held for ‘shooting at police’

LAHORE: The Kahna police have arrested TV anchor Asad Kharal on charges of an armed attack on a police officer, holding him and a constable hostage and snatching their official weapons. Kharal, however, denies the allegations. The police lodged the first information report (FIR) against Kharal under...

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