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  • Ton-up Babar Azam anchors Pakistan's series win

    SHARJAH: Fast-rising Babar Azam cracked a second successive hundred to guide Pakistan to a dominant 59-run win over the West Indies in the second one-day international in Sharjah, gaining an unbeatable 2-0 lead in three-match series...

    Azam's brilliant 126-ball 123 formed the cornerstone of Pakistan's imposing 337-5 which also featured half-centuries from Shoaib Malik and Sarfraz Ahmed...

  • Pemra chief wants process to regulate TV anchors’ appointment

    ISLAMABAD: Absar Alam, who heads the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), has suggested the introduction of a process to regulate the appointment of television anchors, regretting that some anchors are constantly ridiculing the country’s Constitution...

    The security apparatus should be doing it as is done prior to the grant of an operating licence to any channel,” the Pemra chairman said while talking to media on...

  • Dilshan anchors Sri Lanka to stay alive in NZ series

    NELSON: A cracking 91 by Tillakaratne Dilshan after a fiery net session set Sri Lanka up for an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand here on Thursday to keep their one-day series alive...

    Sri Lanka knocked off their 277-run target with 22 balls to spare in a remarkable turnaround after being outplayed in the first two matches
  • Kohli anchors India chase in first NZ ODI

    DHARAMSALA: Bowlers set up India’s comprehensive six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first One-day International as batting mainstay Virat Kohli anchored the hosts’ chase in the low-scoring encounter in Dharamsala on Sunday...

    The hosts, who were chasing a modest 191 for victory, rode on the 60-run partnership between Kohli (85 not out) and skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to canter home in 33
  • Parliamentarian wants anchors banned for levelling baseless accusations

    He said the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) council of complaints has fined the anchorperson Rs1 million, which Mr Sheikh said was not enough...

    However, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) legislator Murad Saeed said that though he does believe that reporting should be more responsible, there will be a conflict of interest if a member of the committee takes up a matter directly related to them...

  • Pemra bars anchors from offering opinions in talk shows

    ISLAMABAD: In what appears to be another move to curb the media, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has barred television anchors from giving their “opinions” during talk shows and limited their role to “moderator”...

    In a scathing directive issued on a weekly holiday, the electronic media watchdog also directed the anchors hosting regular shows “not to appear as experts” in talk shows in their own or other...

  • Top male BBC earners agree to pay cut after gender gap furor

    The BBC on Friday reported that several of its highest-paid male broadcasters have agreed to take a pay cut after revelations of a gender divide in salaries...

    The BBC said that radio hosts Jeremy Vine and John Humphrys and TV news anchorman Huw Edwards had agreed to accept reduced salaries...

  • 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...

  • How Shaan Taseer's reaction to period-shaming exposes male privilege in Pakistan

    In his post, Shaan Taseer accused the BNU students of being Pakistan's 'bourgeois' lot, apathetic to the plight of the average Pakistani woman who he firmly believes remains unaffected by their protest...

    Why should the social class of the BNU students be a factor to undermine the protest?The very fact that the BNU protest triggered such a reaction just validates the disregard that members of the educated elite have for the struggles...

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