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FIA books Salman Haider, others in blasphemy case

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has lodged a case against Salman Haider and others for allegedly committing blasphemy on social media. FIA Deputy Director Noman Ashraf Bodla has directed the investigation officer to call Prof Haider to FIA office and engage him in investigation. The FIA also directed that...

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Social activists’ return

MYSTERY surrounded their disappearances and mystery surrounds their return too. Some of the present confusion is perhaps understandable: neither the social activists who have returned nor their families may want to be vocal in public for the time being. There was after all a vicious campaign run in sections of...

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Bol television defies Pemra ban on Aamir Liaquat’s show

By: KALBE ALI | MOHAMMAD ASGHAR ISLAMABAD: Even though the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority barred TV show host Aamir Liaquat Hussain from appearing on screen and issued orders to stop the broadcast of his show, the pugnacious host appeared on TV on Thursday night in defiance of Pemra orders. Separately,...

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PPP members attack Larkana press club

LARKANA: An armed group belonging to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) attacked the Larkana Press Club, destroyed its property and warned the journalists not to give coverage to any other candidate contesting against Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in the by-elections, otherwise the repercussions would be severe. On the other hand, Sindh...