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  • Kohli’s double century headlines India’s run feast in second Test

    NAGPUR: Virat Kohli coasted to his fifth double century as India’s frontline batsmen crushed Sri Lanka’s toothless attack to stay on course for an innings victory in the second Test in Nagpur on Sunday...

    Kohli smashed 213 while Rohit Sharma celebrated his return to the side after more than a year with an unbeaten 102 before the hosts declared their second innings closed on 610 for six on the third day for a commanding lead of 405
  • Battle of familiar foes headlines Champions League bill

    LONDON: Title-holders Real Madrid renew their long-time rivalry with Bayern Munich and Barcelona play Juventus in a rematch of the 2015 final when the Champions League quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday and Wednesday...

    As if a combined 16 European Cups weren’t enough, clash between Real and Bayern will also offer an intriguing duel between master and pupil
  • Facebook, I want my clickbait headlines back

    Facebook has stepped up its two-year-old anti-clickbait campaign, changing its news feed algorithm to weed out manipulative or deceptive headlines...

    Rather than reducing the distribution of links from which users quickly bounce back to Facebook (which means they were probably enticed to click and then disappointed), the company has tweaked the algorithm to look for phrases commonly used in clickbait headlines...

  • FESTIVAL: Creating headlines

    THE session titled ‘Words and Images of the Day’ sought to tell audiences about the process of news and image selection...

    Seeing the problem within the media in Pakistan and India that trivialises and sensationalises news, he deferred to French journalist Truc as possibly having a different outlook, to which Truc jokingly responded: “So you mean European newspapers don’t trivialise, don’t scandalise?” Explaining how even though they...

  • Not #MakeinIndia but #HateinIndia: Only one story about India is making headlines

    Are these founding histories even relevant today, you might ask? After all, this BJP government is led by a prime minister who wishes to prove his techno-managerial credentials and to show he is open to capital investments and innovative ideas from across the world...

    Also read: 41 writers return Indian award over ‘rising intolerance’Any number of news reports and editorial opinions in major newspapers and television channels abroad...

  • Cavani, the headlines man, wants to remain unknown

    “I’d like to be someone nobody knows,” the Uruguayan striker says in the latest teaser of a documentary on his life, ‘Return to the roots’, conspicuously released on the same day as the whole cosmos awaited news whether he would be fit to face France in the World Cup quarter-final on Friday...

    “Unfortunately, one man’s loss is another man’s gain,” France defender Adil Rami said at a news conference in Istra, near Moscow, on Wednesday...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • Work behind the headlines

    THE Financial Action Task Force’s meetings are bookended by much hysteria within and outside Pakistan...

    So where the Asia Pacific Group (APG) had also reportedly ‘found’ a grey list to add Pakistan to, the latest FATF meeting led one neighbouring media outlet to ‘discover’ a dark grey list...

  • 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 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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