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  • Skewed coverage or reality?

    Of course the heavy rainfall and floods in some parts of the country were still a few days away so the images of armymen involved in the rescue operation were still to come, but the army-offered ‘facility’ to leading TV personalities to Waziristan/Tirah Valley ensured the troops and their combat operations received wide, uncritical and favourable coverage...

    Not one line of background was used in the adulatory coverage of the war on...

  • Digital registry launched to scale up immunisation coverage in Sindh

    KARACHI: Having received encouraging results from a pilot project in Korangi, where it increased immunisation coverage to 54 per cent in six years, officials of the provincial health department with its partners announced on Tuesday that they would scale up the digital immunisation registry programme across Sindh...

    ‘Paper-based systems make it difficult to track and monitor a child’s immunisation coverage’The provincial scale-up is...

  • Protest coverage

    DHARNAS, rallies, ‘long marches’ — street agitation is in full swing in Pakistan...

    In late October, an eight-day preamble near D-Chowk fizzled out owing to the lack of media coverage...

  • Immunisation coverage in Sindh less than 30pc, say experts

    KARACHI: Experts on Tuesday said as the world marked global immunisation week, Pakistan was battling with miserably low coverage of vaccination with Sindh standing at the bottom of the ladder...

    “Sindh has less than 30 per cent coverage of immunisation, which is pathetically low, and what adds to the wound is that such figures are static for years,” said Prof Jamal Raza, president, Pakistan Paediatric Association (PPA) for Sindh, at a...

  • Chinese reporters say they are blocked from Sichuan landslide coverage

    XINMO: Several Chinese journalists say they were pulled off reporting on the weekend’s landslide in Sichuan on government orders as part of what they called increasing curbs on coverage of natural disasters under President Xi Jinping...

    The publicity department of the Communist Party’s central committee declined to comment on specific questions from Reuters about how it handled media coverage of the disaster, but offered a statement:...

  • Balochistan being denied media coverage: CM

    Addressing a seminar held by the provincial information department, Mr Zehri said the plan for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor had been possible because of Gwadar’s long-stretched coastal belt...

    However, he regretted that the province was being denied coverage in the mainstream media, more so, electronic channels...

  • No coverage for Altaf

    The order by the Lahore High Court directing print and electronic media regulators to ensure there is no media coverage whatsoever of Altaf Hussain’s speeches and statements is extraordinarily troubling...

    Surely though, a state-sanctioned ban on coverage of any kind of leader of a mainstream political party is a step too far...

  • PEC fined Rs30m for restricting insurance coverage

    ISLAMABAD: The Compe­tition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a cumulative fine of Rs30 million on the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) for restricting competition in the market for insurance coverage of public civil works in violation of Section 4 of the Competition Act 2010...

    The complaint alleged that the body had restricted insurance coverage of public civil works to only ‘AA’ rated companies, which placed other...

  • Pemra bans media coverage of JuD, FIF

    ISLAMABAD: The electronic media watchdog has banned media coverage of proscribed organisations, including the Lash­kar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) and the Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (FIF)...

    Following the Dec 2001 attack on the Indian parliament, the government of Pakistan banned LeT on January 14, 2002...

  • LHC summons Pemra chief on Altaf case coverage

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday summoned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) chairman to explain why the media covered the money laundering case involving MQM chief Altaf Hussain...

    A full bench headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi was hearing petitions seeking a ban on the media coverage of Altaf Hussain’s activities...

  • PTV: tennis coverage

    THIS refers to the great irritant on PTV Sports...

    While telecasting Wimbledon, the channel would break into an awful clip of various tennis players executing bits of their shots, and a piece of horrendous music accompanied this fast-moving track
  • France credit coverage boosts prospects for Pakistani firms

    KARACHI: The local private sector can make inroads into the French market with greater ease because of access to bank loans after credit insurance agency Coface resumed its coverage of Pakistan last year, Head of the Economic Department at the Embassy of France in Pakistan Eric Noitakis said on Tuesday...

    “Foundation for more prosperous and conducive economic relationship between the two countries has been laid,” Mr Noitakis said...

  • Army assures improvement in polio vaccine coverage at Pak-Afghan border

    QUETTA: The army has assured the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) Balochistan that the coverage of polio vaccines to children at the Pak-Afghan border, particularly near Friendship Gate in Chaman, will be improved...

    The meeting was attended by representatives of Southern Command Major Inam Haider, UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UPAP) official Colonel Ehtisham, United Nations Children’s Fund's (Unicef) Dr Abdul Aziz, World Health...

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