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  • Younis Khan shocked by earthquake news

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s record-breaking batsman Younis Khan has offered his deepest condolences and support to the families of people who lost their lives and property in the devastating earthquake that jolted the country on Monday afternoon...

    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...

  • Google launches new policy to boost news organisations' subscriptions

    Google on Monday announced new steps to help struggling news organisations, including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital...

    The moves come amid mounting criticism that online platforms are siphoning off the majority of revenues as more readers turn to digital platforms for news...

  • Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

    Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results...

    The changes have been in the works for four months, but Google hadn't publicly discussed most of them until now...

  • Google expands 'fact check' conclusions in news searches

    Google will expand the use of “fact check” tags in its search results the tech industry's latest effort to combat false and misleading news stories...

    People who search for a topic in Google's main search engine or the Google News section will see a conclusion such as “mostly true” or “false” next to stories that have been fact checked...

  • Google, Facebook move to restrict ads on fake news sites

    Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc on Monday announced measures aimed at halting the spread of “fake news” on the internet by targeting how some purveyors of phony content make money: advertising...

    Google said it is working on a policy change to prevent websites that misrepresent content from using its AdSense advertising network, while Facebook updated its advertising policies to spell out that its ban on deceptive and...

  • Trump says Google is ‘rigged’ with bad news about him

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump took aim on Tuesday at Google, claiming that news search results were “rigged” against him, which prompted a White House aide to suggest the administration may look at regulating the huge internet platform...

    In early morning Twitter comments, the US president complained that searches for “Trump News” brought up negative stories about him, and questioned whether this was illegal...

  • Europe's news agencies blast Google, Facebook for 'plundering' content

    Europe's biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of "plundering" news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media...

    "The internet giants' plundering of the news media's content and of their advertising revenue poses a threat both to consumers and to democracy," the column said...

  • 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...

  • Over 200 dead as 7.5 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

    5 magnitude earthquake struck major cities of Pakistan, including the northern areas on Monday, leaving at least 200 dead and more than 1,000 injured due to building collapses, landslides, stampedes and other quake related incidents...

    The earthquake struck the country at 2:09pm today (Monday)...

  • Pakistan vows to provide 25pc of Nepal’s earthquake shelter needs

    BAKU (Azerbaijan): Pakistan pledged on Sunday to fulfil around 25 per cent of Nepal’s requirements of providing shelter to 300,000 people rendered homeless by the devastating earthquake as the mountainous country put its death toll beyond 7,000, and estimated up to $15 billion for rehabilitation and reconstruction...

    At a function on the sidelines of the 48th meeting of the board of governors of Asian Development Bank, Finance...

  • 2005 earthquake: Ten years of searching for Pakistan's missing

    MUZAFFARABAD: The morning the Pakistan earthquake struck ten years ago, Nazish Naz had been reluctant to go to school, telling her elder sister the day felt cursed...

    Her family are among hundreds of relatives struggling to trace loved ones lost in the earthquake, as all records of whether they survived were destroyed in the chaotic aftermath...

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