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  • Miranshah hosts cricket Peace Cup 2017 as UK Media plays Pakistan XI

    The headquarters of the restive North Waziristan Agency hosted a cricket match on Thursday as part of the Peace Cup 2017 in which the UK Media team XI was playing Pakistan XI...

    The UK Media team XI is part of an 18-member group of journalists, lawyers, businessmen and academics aged between 21-62 which is touring Pakistan's with the aim to improve its image as a sporting nation...

  • India-Pakistan cricket fans switch sides on social media

    NEW DELHI: Rival cricket fans from India and Pakistan have switched sides on social media ahead of a hotly awaited World Twenty20 clash, in protest over long-running tensions between neighbouring countries...

    Fans from the cricket-mad nations have swapped support for their teams on Facebook, with Indian and Pakistani users posting profile pictures with their rival's colours...

  • Human Rights Day: State reminded of responsibility to protect rights of people

    LAHORE: Rights activists have reminded the state of its responsibility to protect the rights of its people and asked it to take steps to promote tolerance in society...

    Holding a demonstration in connection with the Human Rights Day outside the Lahore Press Club on Thursday, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan members and other participants remembered those activists who sacrificed their lives but they stood tall for the cause... ...

  • ‘NA body on human rights should focus on rights violations’

    ISLAMABAD: Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights argued on Tuesday that the parliamentary panel should concentrate on human rights violations in the country instead of criticising the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR)...

    It was also claimed at committee meetings that the commission was under the administrative control of the Ministry of Human Rights and could not make decisions on its own; a...

  • Star India bags IPL media rights

    55 billion) for the television and digital rights of the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years, the country’s cricket board announced on Monday...

    Sony, the only other bidder for the television rights of the world’s richest domestic Twenty20 competition, offered 110...

  • Media urged to inform women about their rights

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a workshop here on Wednesday urged media to create awareness among the women regarding their rights so that they could raise voice about the injustices and violence against them...

    The workshop was organised by White Ribbon Campaign in collaboration with Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) at Peshawar Press Club...

  • Blatter sold TV rights to Warner at knockdown prices: Swiss Media

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter sold off television rights for the 2010 and 2014 World Cups to disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner at a knockdown price, Swiss media have claimed...

    Swiss television channel SRF alleged that Blatter signed off the screening rights for South Africa and Brazil to Warner for 600,000 dollars (#389,000, 529,000 euros) - a mere 5% of their true market value...

  • Court dismisses petition against PSL media rights

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday dismissed a petition against selling of media rights of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2016-18 to two channels –– PTV Sports and TEN Sports...

    A citizen had filed the petition questioning alleged violation of rules in awarding media rights of the tournament...

  • Electronic Media Code of Conduct 2015: Regulating the media

    Given the context in which it has come, it is a case of better late than never: following the directives of the Supreme Court, on Thursday the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and Heritage issued the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct, 2015...

    Yet despite the formulation of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Rules 2009, it has felt as though media organisations and their employees...

  • Zardari talks about social media, social media responds

    Former president Asif Ali Zardari addressed an energised crowd at the old Jinnah terminal upon his return to Pakistan Friday after nearly 18 months in self-imposed exile...

    During his wide-ranging speech, Zardari spoke about how social media is redefining politics and evolving as an effective political watchdog...

  • MEDIA EYE: COURTING THE MEDIA

    Since the rise to power of former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry and the birth of judicial activism, there has hardly been a day when court proceedings have not featured prominently in the media, often grabbing top headlines and dominating the discourse in TV talk shows for weeks on end...

    But increasingly, the media itself is becoming a part of judicial headlinesInterestingly enough, while Article 58-2(b) remained part of the...

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