PM wants all stakeholders on board over social media rules

PM wants all stakeholders on board over social media rulesISLAMABAD: Amid growing criticism of newly introduced “curbs” on social media, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to take all stakeholders on board before implementing the new rules. Presiding over a meeting, the prime minister expressed the hope that all international social media and internet companies would continue to work in […]

Journalists end protest after assurances

Journalists end protest after assurancesSUKKUR: The journalists’ fraternity protesting against the murder of Mehrabpur journalist Aziz Memon on Tuesday called off their sit-in after the DIGP Benazirabad agreed to constitute a committee to probe into the murder and ensured the early arrest of killers. A large number of journalists from various cities gathered at Mehrabpur to protest against the […]

Journalists continue protest over newsman’s ‘murder’

Journalists continue protest over newsman’s ‘murder’NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: Leaders of various organisations of journalists proceeded to Mehrabpur on Tuesday to offer condolence on behalf of their community to the bereaved family of Aziz Memon, a reporter whose body was found floating in a canal a few days back. Journalists from across Sindh also visited Mehrapur to join in a big protest […]

Paksitan: Senior journalist found dead

Paksitan:  Senior journalist found deadAziz Memon, reporter of leading Sindhi language newspaper and television channel, was found dead in the town of Mehrabpur in Pakistan’s southern province of Sindh.  Memon’s body, who worked for daily “Kawish” and KTN News channel for 25 years, was found floating in Guddu Canal.   Station House Officer (SHO) Azeem Rajpar, the local police […]

Court seeks report from Centre on social media regulations

Court seeks report from Centre on social media regulationsLAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Monday sought a report from the federal government on newly formulated regulations to control social media companies/platforms under Pakistan Telecommunication Reorganization Act 1996 and Prevention of Electronic Crime Act 2016. Advocate Azhar Siddique, representing a petitioner, contended that the federal cabinet approved the legislation that required the social media […]

FIR against social media users in occupied Kashmir

FIR against social media users in occupied KashmirMUZAFFARABAD: Indian police have registered a general FIR — the first of its kind — against “various” suspects in occupied Kashmir on the charge of misusing social media, it emerged on Monday. An official of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government condemned the Indian move as “yet another draconian measure” on the likes of […]