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In a major setback to former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the country's Supreme Court has disqualified him from holding a public office for life. As per Pakistani media outlets, Sharif, 67, resigned in July after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding office over an undeclared source of ...
Riyadh, Rajab 25, 1439 H, Apr 11, 2018, SPA -- Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammad Al-Fawzan, Secretary General of King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue, received here yesterday Pakistani media delegation headed by Managing Director of Associated Press of Pakistan Masood Malik. The purpose of ...

Riyadh, Rajab 24, 1439, April 10, 2018, SPA -- Advisor-Royal Court, Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian and Aid Center Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah met here with a Pakistani media delegation, led by Director General of Pakistan News Agency Massoud Malak and a number of ...
Malala Yousafzai plans to return to Pakistan permanently once her studies are completed, she told Pakistani media in Islamabad Friday, the second day of her emotional trip back more than five years after being shot by Taliban gunmen. Security has forced the Nobel laureate, whose arrival in the country ...
Pakistan's prime minister was subjected to an airport security check during a recent visit to the US, enraging local media and fueling speculation that the Trump administration is preparing sanctions against Islamabad. Read more. © Joshua Roberts 'Betrayed' Pakistan army chief won't ask for further US aid.
Pakistani media channel 92 News has been alleged of supporting the Faizabad sit-in – which had ended with the resignation of the federal law minister of the country last November – by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. The sit-in had been organised by a religious-political outfit ...

Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Mar, 2018 )More than 400 social media activists, corporate & government reps, University students from across Pakistan joined hands to discuss the Role & Impact of Social Media in Pakistan and to forge related strategies, at the grand ...
ISLAMABAD – More than 400 social media activists, corporate & government reps, University students from across Pakistan joined hands on Saturday, 17th March 2018 to discuss the Role & Impact of Social Media in Pakistan and to forge related strategies, at the grand #SocialMediaSummit organized by ...
The son of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah was among 20 suspected militants killed in a US drone strike in Kunwar, Afghanistan, near the Pakistan border, on 8 March. According to a text sent by the TTP to a Pakistani media agency, six others were wounded in the attack. The TTP ...
Pakistani media quoted Zarif as saying that Iran's territory will not be used against Pakistan. Speaking to journalists, Zarif said Iran's relations with Pakistan's regional rival India are not aimed against Pakistan. Pakistan and Iran have had close ties. But tensions have risen since Pakistan announced it was ...
Journalist Taha Siddiqui, who has been living in exile in France, told ANI, "From an outsider's point of view, you can see that the Pakistani media talks a lot about their politicians, social ... The Pakistani journalist further said that the attack on media in Pakistan has been intensified in past two-three years.
Other speakers highlighted the apathy of media in Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Gilgit Baltistan where there is no freedom for newspapers to report against Pakistan and its military. Another Pakistani journalist, Taha Siddiqui, who now lives in exile in France, said, "Pakistani media looks vibrant, but if you ...
But unfortunately, MSR attempted to prevent the pro-Pakistani voice of BOL TV by using its influence on state machinery. BOL's revolution inside Pakistani media industry has become the victim of western fake news as MSR propagated false narratives against the Chief Executive of BOL, Shoaib Sheikh.
India will investigate Pakistan's allegation of harassment of its diplomats here, sources said on Sunday. The Indian response came hours after Pakistani media reported that Pakistan's diplomats stationed here were facing harassment on a daily basis. “The Pakistan High Commission has brought to the ...
Relying to a question he said Pakistani media did not propagate on Kashmir issue as compared to Indian media. “The negative propaganda that is sold on Indian media against Pakistan helps shape the notion among Indians that Pakistan is their eternal enemy,” he added. In his concluding remarks, ...
In an interaction with the local Pakistani media, Janjua, the first woman foreign secretary of Pakistan, said the recent high-level exchanges between the two countries are meant to better understand each others perspective. During her meeting with US officials, Janjua said she apprised them of Pakistans ...
The son of Mullah Fazlullah, chief of Pakistan's Tehreek-i-Taliban, and 19 other insurgents were killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan on Wednesday morning, Pakistani media reported. Pakistan's Dawn news reported that the TTP has confirmed the drone attack on its facility in eastern Kunar province ...

ISLAMABAD, March 8 (Xinhua) -- An arrested militant of proscribed militant organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) confessed to investigation teams in Pakistan's Karachi that he trapped young, educated girls through social media and brainwashed them to join the group, local reports said ...
This adverse media focus propagating perceptions quite contrary to reality about the “Calibri Font” is meant to discredit the allegations of alleged forging pertaining to trust deeds in which Maryam Nawaz figures prominently. This concerted “whitewash” campaign implies that Robert Radley, the forensic ...
Pakistan is drifting towards international isolation mainly due to its policy of using groups designated by the global community as terrorist outfits as instruments of foreign policy, the media here warned today, days after a global watchdog on terrorism financing reportedly placed Islamabad on its watch-list.
Prior to this sit-in, the Pakistani media has provided 24/7 coverage to orchestrated and politically motivated sit-ins bent on violence and instability e.g. the Khadim Hussain led Faizabad Fiasco. And it is beyond comprehension why the Pakistani media is shying away from providing coverage to a genuine ...
MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Feb, 2018 ), :People of Jammu & Kashmir are putting their best possible efforts by sacrificing their precious lives for the great cause of Kashmir and now it's the role and responsibility of media representatives, civil society activist from Pakistan to amplify and ...
However, Malik Achakzai, a journalist who covers conflict, tweeted, "After the Pakistani media blackout the @bbcpashto reporter confirms that there are technical issues that disrupt live coverage of the #PashtunLongMarch2Quetta as he was going to broad cast the gathering live through @bbcworldservice ...
Pakistani media have also pointed out that Zarif would hold a meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain. Ghasemi also noted that the visit aims at efforts to facilitate and create the necessary grounds for expansion of economic and trade ties, particularly between the two countries' private sectors.
While some media houses carried hefty headlines, others went up to the extent of writing analytical pieces over Krishna Kohli's election. By: FE Online | Updated: March 5, 2018 4:15 PM. 0. Shares. Share. Pakistan, Krishna Kohli, Krishna Kohli election to senate, Hindu woman Krishna Kumari, Belonging to the Koli ...
Baku, April 10, AZERTAC. The presidential elections to be held in Azerbaijan on April 11 have been broadly highlighted by the Pakistani media. Leading Pakistani media outlets, including Daily Times, Pakistan Observer and Associated Press of Pakistan have disseminated news about the election, hailing the high level ...
"Our efforts paid, FATF Paris 20 Feb meeting conclusion on US led motion to put Pakistan on watch list -- No consensus for nominating Pakistan," Pakistan's foreign minister Khwaja Asif tweeted on Tuesday evening, based on which Pakistani media reported that the US bid to put Pakistan on terror financing ...
As per the Pakistani media, this has been done to further strengthen the relations between Pakistan and China. Making Mandarin an official language is being seen as Pakistan's attempt to ensure that people connected with the China Pakistan Economic Corridor can communicate easily. It should be noted ...
Khan's previous two marriages, particularly when he wed his first wife, British socialite Jemima Khan, captivated international tabloids as well as local media in Pakistan. "Many congratulations @ImranKhanPTI. May Allah bless your future life with lots of happiness," tweeted Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the ...
PARIS - Pakistan's Ambassador to France Moin ul Haque has said Pak-France bilateral trade is on upward trajectory. He was talking to representatives of a cross-section of Pakistani. community and the Pakistani media in Paris. He said French companies are taking interest to invest in Pakistan and benefit ...
KARACHI: After 'Murshid ji Billi' that was worshiped by the devotees of a Sufi Saint in district Dadu that became viral on the social media in Pakistan, now the devotees on the shrine of Makhdoom Pir Syed Rajan Qattar Jahania are being asked to give donkey as nazrana (thanksgiving gift) when his or her ...
Prior to this sit-in, the Pakistani media has provided 24/7 coverage to orchestrated and politically motivated sit-ins bent on violence and instability e.g. the Khadim Hussain led Faizabad Fiasco. And it is beyond comprehension why the Pakistani media is shying away from providing coverage to a genuine ...
MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Feb, 2018 ), :People of Jammu & Kashmir are putting their best possible efforts by sacrificing their precious lives for the great cause of Kashmir and now it's the role and responsibility of media representatives, civil society activist from Pakistan to amplify and ...
Pakistan's media regulator has warned television channels and radio stations to refrain from promoting Valentine's Day, a year after a local court banned celebrations in public places. In a message on Twitter, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said on February 7 that last year's ...
“This feat signifies the death of quality journalism and proves unprofessional attitude of Pakistani media,” Saqlain Babar said. But the TV reporter has plenty of supporters too. Mosharraf Zaidi, a Pakistani columnist said on Twitter: “The City 41 reporter covering his own wedding is a postmodern Pakistani ...
Islamabad: Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on spying charges, is now facing trial in multiple cases related to terrorism and sabotage, according to a report in media. Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by the military court in April last year.
JuD chief Hafiz Saeed on Friday backtracked from his earlier statement about the alleged role of India and the US in his house arrest, claiming he was detained by the Pakistan government to stop him from raising the Kashmir issue. "It was not the Modi government...but our own Pakistani government that ...
Our TV offerings show the Pathan husband as the wife-beating patriarch; even projects commissioned to promote patriotism portray them as terrorists. Last week, pictures of a stunning Pathan boy called Naqib, with his hair flying in the wind, were all over the Pakistani media, with outrage at his extra-judicial ...
Dar, 67, is in London since October and has been seeking treatment of an undefined heart complication at a UK hospital, according to Pakistani media reports. The division bench, comprising of Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, has upheld the accountability court's order to ...
In a very vibrant discussion held recently at Afkar-e-Taza Think Fest, a panel of well-seasoned journalists discussed how media in Pakistan had evolved over the past few decades, where it currently stood to where it now is headed. Moderated by senior print and broadcast journalist Fahd Husain, the panel ...
“The mob then attacked the gatekeeper and went inside the school, where they ransacked windowpanes and furniture,” SSP Anwar was quoted as saying by Pakistani media. After the incident, Directorate of Inspection Registration of Private Institutions Sindh (DIRPIS) visited the school and held meetings ...
Massive protests and riots rocked Pakistan's Kasur, a city located in the Punjab state near the Indian border, over the rape and murder of a seven-year-old minor girl, whose body was found buried in garbage, Pakistani media reported. Protesters, angry over what they believe is police inaction in the girl's ...
Outrage over Zainab's murder quickly spread on social media in Pakistan, with many using the hashtag #JusticeForZainab. Heartbroken to hear about Zainab - a 7 year old child abused and brutally killed in Kasur, Pakistan. This has to stop. Gov and the concerned authorities must take action.
ISLAMABAD – The impression about the establishment of a rumoured military base by China near Gwadar port of Pakistan has set tongues wagging inside the country with disputed reports swirling in Pakistani media outlets. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang held a press briefing on Tuesday ...
Reporters from 24 Asian, European, African and American countries took part in the event which main purpose was the introduction of Karachi from security perspective and a significant development of economic, cultural and social affairs, the Pakistani Media Development Foundation provided the role of ...
With the continuous mounting pressure from the United States, the Pakistan interior ministry on Saturday blacklisted 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's organisation Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and several other terror outfits, reported Pakistani media. According to Express News, Pakistan ...
The Kulbushan Jadhav case could be a tipping point in the India-Pakistan relations. There are allegations and vehement denials over Jadhav's credentials. Pakistan says that its security forces arrested Jadhav, alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, a serving Indian Navy officer, from Balochistan province on ...
... being used by Pakistani officials in an attempt to “change the narrative and shift the focus” from India's objections to the treatment of his family. “The family was scared because of the very intrusive and humiliating security check and because of the [Pakistani] media's heckling,” a source told The Hindu.
Coming to the Pakistani media, Dawn said the already strained ties of America and Pakistan have suffered a new setback with the tweet. In an article, the Dawn said, “President Donald Trump accused Islamabad of being a liar, inviting a series of sharp responses from the Pakistani leadership.
The powerful electronic media in Pakistan is one of the main power centers in the country. Being subservient to the power centers means it is not above the pressures that come with the game of politicking. Regulation and suppression are two different mandates. A democracy regulates, while an oligarchy ...


 

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