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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...

  • Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum celebrates 18th foundation day

    HYDERABAD: Speakers paid tribute to the services of Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) for the protection of rights of fishing community, freshwater lakes and river ecology in the province at a programme held to mark the 18th foundation day of the organisation here on Thursday...

    He said that credit must go to PFF which highlighted the issue at international forums to seek a permanent settlement of the problem as fishermen of both...

  • Women’s university celebrates its 12th foundation day

    PESHAWAR: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar (SBBWU) observed its 12th foundation day with a resolve to provide talented girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an environment where they could prove their mettle in all the fields of higher education...

    The university was decorated with pink balloons and artworks of the students as educationists, government officials and a large number of faculty and students gathered under a white...

  • Sindh CM asks local administration to provide space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday directed the Hyderabad commissioner to make necessary arrangements for the provision of space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta...

    Taking notice of the press conference held by Faisal Edhi and Bilquis Edhi on Wednesday, the chief minister said that Edhi Foundation was doing a great service to humanity and no one would be allowed to occupy their property or disturb their welfare...

  • Edhi Foundation’s centre in Thatta sealed over property dispute

    KARACHI: The Edhi Foundation, the country’s top charity, announced on Wednesday that the local administration had shut its Thatta centre on the orders of a local court...

    Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Faisal Edhi, the head of the Edhi Foundation, said that the charity’s Thatta centre had been closed...

  • US, India lock horns over Ford Foundation, Greenpeace

    The comments also came against the backdrop of the regulatory action taken against several NGOs, including the Ford Foundation and Greenpeace India...

    This is the fourth time the US government is taking up the issue of strictures against NGOs in the past couple of weeks, ever since the ministry froze accounts of environmental NGO Greenpeace and directed Ford Foundation to submit all its funding for clearance...

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