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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...

  • NEWS BRIEF : Intikhab appointed Pakistan team manager

    LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain and coach Intikhab Alam was on Monday appointed Pakistan cricket team manager after Naveed Akram Cheema stepped down due to his appointment as chairman of the Federal Public Service Commission...

    Sources told Dawn that Intikhab’s appointment was made after Cheema had confirmed to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) that he will be unable to travel with the national team for its tour of Zimbabwe which...

  • NEWS BRIEF: ‘Aussie Test woes irrelevant to one-day team’

    SYDNEY: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson declined to lay the boot into Australia on Thursday after a demoralising Test series defeat to South Africa, insisting their one-day team was a different beast...

    Australia head into the three-game limited-overs Chappell-Hadlee Trophy, starting Sunday in Syd­ney, on the back of that 2-1 series loss to the Proteas while New Zealand arrive fresh from a 2-0 Test sweep against Pakistan...

  • Pakistan to field 24-member team in world 6-Reds, Team Event

    KARACHI: Hardly 24 hours after adding two new faces in the aftermath of Asian champion Hamza Akbar’s omission besides reshuffling the team, the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) included another pair comprising two players for the World 6-Reds and Team Cha­m­p­ionship on Friday, officials said...

    The duo that has been made part of the Pakistan team comprised former international Abdul Sattar and Zulfiqar A...

  • Fake news explosion in India

    INDIA has been virtually overrun by a fake news epidemic in the last few years, the content ranging from the absurd to the ridiculous to sinister, and the consequences assuming tragic proportions sometimes...

    Unverified websites and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp are the potent tools to disseminate such news...

  • India denies news blackout of Rajnath’s speech

    NEW DELHI: The Indian government, in an unusual move to play down anti-Pakistan rhetoric on Thursday, frontally denied local media reports that Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s speech at a Saarc meeting in Islamabad was blacked out by Pakistan...

    It is the standard Saarc practice that the opening statement by the host country is public and open to the media while the rest of the proceedings are in camera, which allows for a full and...

  • Rajan’s exit is bad news for India

    ALL too often, the stewards of India’s economy have been short of credibility...

    Politicians’ promises of economic reform are rarely fulfilled, bureaucrats’ assurances are widely disbelieved, and even India’s growth numbers have become objects of suspicion...

  • NEWS BRIEF: India, SA to play Test series in November

    CAPE TOWN: Australia and England might have the Ashes but India and South Africa have evoked the memory of two iconic historical figures to name future cricket series between the two countries...

    ”The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and CSA said all bilateral series will have this name in future, with the winners receiving the ‘Freedom Trophy...

  • WhatsApp hits the road with skits to stamp out fake news in India

    JAIPUR: On a hot morning in India’s tourist mecca of Jaipur, an open truck painted in the signature lime-green colours of Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service pulls into a dusty lane, where five men spill out and begin to perform a skit...

    The event is part of a major grass-roots effort by WhatsApp to battle fake news, which has triggered numerous lynchings in a country where 200 million people use the service, more than anywhere...

  • Euro 2016 team-by-team guide

    PARIS: Ahead of Saturday's draw for Euro 2016 in France, here's a look at all 24 qualified nations:ALBANIA World ranking: 38 Coach: Gianni De BiasiAlbania qualified for their first major tournament after edging out Denmark to second place in the five-team Group I...

    Any fears of missing out on the 24-team-finals were assuaged as victories over Bulgaria and Malta enabled the Croats to finish runners-up in their group behind Italy... ...

  • Can team Sarfraz trump team Williamson?

    New Zealand will be the first to test out the new Pakistan, led by Sarfraz Ahmed and coached by Mickey Arthur...

    With five ODIs and three T20Is to be played, Kane Williamson’s team will certainly push Pakistan to the limits playing in their own backyard...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    "This channel is suspended on orders of Pemra," read a message appearing on multiple news channels...

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