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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...

  • Seven unique candidates making the news this election cycle

    As elections loom closer, a number of new faces are making the news for being unique, popular and controversial, or for their interesting campaigns...

    A resident of Mithi's Parmar Colony, Sunita Bai is creating history as she is the first Hindu woman contesting on a general seat from a provincial assembly in Pakistan...

  • ‘No international cricket for Butt, Amir, Asif until 2016’

    ISLAMABAD: Three Pakistan cricketers will have to undergo a six-month rehabilitation program before they can return to international cricket after their five-year ban ends on September 1...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will allow opening batsman Salman Butt and fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir to play division two and club cricket from September 2, but the trio will be barred from first class and international match...

  • US Senate invites social media giants to testify in 2016 election probe

    The United States House and Senate intelligence committees are inviting tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet the parent company of Google to appear for public hearings as part of their investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 US election, The Associated Press learned on Thursday...

    In a joint statement, Schiff and Republican Representative Mike Conaway from Texas, who is leading the House investigation, said they...

  • Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 US election

    A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 US presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former US officials told Reuters...

    They described two confidential documents from the think tank as providing the framework and rationale for what US intelligence agencies have concluded was an intensive effort by...

  • How YouTube is shaping the 2016 US presidential election

    IN the years since Sarah Palin’s sound bites and the “Obama girl” cemented 2008 as America’s first “YouTube election”, the world’s most popular video site has proven even more spellbinding — and powerful — than political campaigns ever imagined...

    Since April 2015, Google data show, Americans have watched 12,500 years’ worth (110 million hours) of YouTube videos about the 2016 issues and candidates...

  • Russia meddled in 2016 US election, says Bush

    Bush said on Thursday that “there’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled” in the 2016 American presidential election, forcefully rebutting fellow Republican Donald Trump’s denials of Moscow trying to affect the vote...

    ” Bush also said that “it’s problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system...

  • Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

    He said the fact should be an eye-opener that China produces two times more cotton and wheat per hectare and Egypt produces around three times more rice and sugarcane per hectare as compared to Pakistan...

    “The 21st century belongs to biotechnology and Pakistan has tremendous potential to emerge as biotechnology leader but to achieve the goal private sector, scientists, researchers and government will have to work hand-in-hand,” he...

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