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UN Commission agrees roadmap to women’s economic empowerment

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women has agreed on a roadmap to women’s full and equal participation in the economy as a vital step to achieving sustainable development at its concluding session. “This Commission has engaged strongly, ... Read More »

‘Women contribute 50% of agenda in Sindh Assembly’

‘Women contribute 50% of agenda in Sindh Assembly’

KARACHI: Female MPAs were given awards to appreciate their performance in the Sindh Assembly in a ceremony on Tuesday. The ceremony was organised by the Pakistan Press Foundation in collaboration with Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability- Free And Fair Election ... Read More »

ARY channels shut down in UK, allegations against Editor-in-Chief Jang & Geo Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman proved false

ARY channels shut down in UK, allegations against Editor-in-Chief Jang & Geo Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman proved false

ARY Network has run a vile campaign against Editor-in-Chief Jang and Geo group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, falsely accusing him of being a traitor of Pakistan, Indian agent, RAW agent, American agent, CIA agent, MOSSAD agent, and committing blasphemy. The network also ... Read More »

Pemra issues another notice to Bol

Pemra issues another notice to Bol

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Tuesday issued another show cause notice to Bol News for usage of “inflammatory, indecent and irresponsible” language. Pemra, in its notification, said that Bol’s anchor Aamir Liaquat in his programme which aired ... Read More »

Unfettered access: Journalists muzzled by NA coverage ban

Unfettered access: Journalists muzzled by NA coverage ban

ISLAMABAD: Instead of allowing journalists to give live coverage of the proceedings in parliament and enforcing strict discipline among lawmakers, the National Assembly speaker slapped a ban on the use of mobile phones and cameras for media coverage. The government ... Read More »