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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...

  • One dead, five injured in attack on ARY News Karachi office

    KARACHI: Violent protesters attacked an ARY News office in the Saddar area of the metropolis on Monday evening, which resulted in clash between police and the angry mob — killing one person and injuring several others...

    Police later confirmed that "MQM workers pelted stones at police officials and the ARY office", adding that they also resorted to aerial firing outside the office...

  • Younis Khan shocked by earthquake news

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s record-breaking batsman Younis Khan has offered his deepest condolences and support to the families of people who lost their lives and property in the devastating earthquake that jolted the country on Monday afternoon...

    Talking to Dawn fom Dubai after Pakistan’s sensational victory over England in the second Test, Younis said that he alongwith the entire national cricket team were stunned by the tragic news of the...

  • Smokers’ Corner: World of the news

    Last week local TV channels began reporting that the Habib University in Karachi was under attack...

    They also claimed that security personnel had entered the university because they believed that some terrorists were hiding there...

  • NEWS BRIEF

    Wapda secure hockey win against PIA WhitesLAHORE: Wapda on Tuesday beat PIA Whites 5-4 at the sudden death stage during the 10th Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament at the Dring Stadium, Bahawalpur...

    Wapda took the lead as their Zubair Riaz successfully deflected the ball on a rebound in the 33rd minute to give 1-0 lead to his team...

  • Website review: News in levels

    It is true that the more you read, the more knowledge you will gain and the larger vocabulary you will have...

    Yes, reading builds vocabulary and you come to know about your flaws and the ways to correct them next time...

  • NEWS BRIEF

    Four matches decidedLAHORE: Four more matches were decided in the Lahore Region Cricket Association Commissioner Cup at different grounds here on Friday...

    In another match played at the same venue, Sports Max Central Model High School Lower Mall overpowered Harvest Group Islah-e-Moashra School by four wickets...

  • NEWS BRIEF

    HCP Stadium to have new astro turfKARACHI: A new astro turf will replace the worn out synthetic pitch here at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium in the near future, Sindh Sports Secretary Laiq Ahmed said on Wednesday...

    “Yes, the HCP Stadium will have a new astro turf in the current financial year while its renovation will be carried out in the next Annual Development Plan (ADP),” he told reporters while addressing a press conference...

  • NEWS BRIEF

    Benaud died last Friday at the age of 84 of complications from skin cancer...

    His wife, Daphne, declined a government offer for a state funeral in favour of a smaller service at the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park attended only by family and close friends...

  • News readers?

    I AM at loss to understand why news readers of FM radio channels are so fast that senior citizens like me are unable to catch them...

    Do they broadcast the news under gunpoint and are compelled to finish their job of normal five minutes in about half that time?The management of FM channels should consider this point to make listening comfortable and comprehensible for the young and old alike to emulate the legendary newscasters of...

  • Google launches new policy to boost news organisations' subscriptions

    Google on Monday announced new steps to help struggling news organisations, including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital...

    The moves come amid mounting criticism that online platforms are siphoning off the majority of revenues as more readers turn to digital platforms for news...

  • Cabinet assails ‘fake news’ about Nawaz Sharif’s order to Intelligence Bureau

    ISLAMABAD: Members of the federal cabinet on Tuesday took serious notice of the airing of a “false report” on a private television channel claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to keep vigilance over some 37 legislators, mostly belonging to the ruling PML-N, allegedly for having links with banned terrorist and sectarian outfits, sources told Dawn...

    According to the sources, the...

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