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  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • CJP takes notice of Islamabad IGP's transfer amid 'fake news' reports

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday took notice of the transfer of the Islamabad police chief after 'fake news' began circulating that he had been removed from his post for not picking up a phone call from a federal minister...

    Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Jan Mohammad, a retired lieutenant and a BS-20 officer of the Police Service of Pakistan (PSP), was posted out from the force and his services...

  • PAKISTAN’S CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015-2030: Looking inwards: the new development paradigm

    - Pakistan’s national income per capita has doubled since 1990; with income poverty declining nearly three times since 2000- The share of Foreign Direct Investment in the economy has fluctuated in the past 30 years; in 2013 it was back at the 1990 level- If Pakistan is to meet the SDGs, there is considerable scope to improve the role of partnershipsNegotiating the path towards sustainable development is not easy for any country acting...

  • AJK warns Islamabad against directly executing development schemes

    MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government warned Islamabad on Tuesday against direct execution of development schemes in the territory, terming it ‘pre-poll rigging’...

    At a press conference, AJK Minister for Information Sardar Abid Hussein Abid said: “The AJK government recently issued a notification about the millions of rupees placed at the discretion of PML-N legislators for development work in AJK without taking...

  • Islamabad High Court strikes down ban on recruitment, development schemes placed by ECP

    The recent ban placed on the recruitment of public servants and launching of new developmental schemes by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) was struck down by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday, DawnNewsTV reported...

    The order passed by the ECP had sought to immediately halt work on all development schemes approved on or after April 1, including but not restricted to gas and water supply schemes and construction and...

  • Justice Gulzar Ahmed admonishes development authorities for 'ruining Islamabad'

    Justice Gulzar Ahmed on Friday directed the chairman of Capital Development Authority (CDA) to launch a criminal investigation against officials suspected of being involved in misconduct...

    During the hearing, Justice Ahmed lashed out against capital authorities for "ruining Islamabad" and regretted that the construction of high-rise buildings had been approved on directions by politicians...

  • Younis Khan shocked by earthquake news

    Talking to Dawn fom Dubai after Pakistan’s sensational victory over England in the second Test, Younis said that he alongwith the entire national cricket team were stunned by the tragic news of the severe earthquake striking many cities of Pakistan...

    “We heard the devastating news here and it was difficult for most of us to concentrate on the game after that,” he said...

  • Smokers’ Corner: World of the news

    Well, such is the pressure on TV reporters to produce dramatic news on a constant basis...

    ” He also informed that the repetitive swashing sounds heard during breaking news (Shoosh! Shoosh!) are also taken out by TV channel personnel...

  • NEWS BRIEF

    Wapda secure hockey win against PIA WhitesLAHORE: Wapda on Tuesday beat PIA Whites 5-4 at the sudden death stage during the 10th Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament at the Dring Stadium, Bahawalpur...

    Wapda took the lead as their Zubair Riaz successfully deflected the ball on a rebound in the 33rd minute to give 1-0 lead to his team
  • Website review: News in levels

    Therefore, never take reading for granted, whether you are reading online or in print form, it always improves your reading and writing skills and the site which does a superb job in building writing and reading skills, besides giving knowledge, is News in levels — world news for the students of English...

    The site does an innovative job in giving knowledge and improving English language skills through reading the news from around...

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