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Momina Mustehsan: The Pakistani superstar helping girls up their game

Momina Mustehsan: The Pakistani superstar helping girls up their game

Momina Mustehsan: The Pakistani superstar helping girls up their game BBC Last year, popular Pakistani singer-songwriter Momina Mustehsan appeared in a soft drink TV commercial where she is shown to surprise a few young men with her football freestyle skills. Pakistani squash player Noreena Shams responded to the ad with a post on Facebook complaining […]

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

By News Desk Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) fined on Thursday two private news channels for “airing baseless news” against the Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja. “In a complaint filed by IGP Sindh AD Khawaja, Pemra Council of Complaints meeting recommended to impose a fine of Rs 200,000 and Rs 300,000 […]

FIRST EDITION OF DAILY 92 NEWS HITS SHELVES

FIRST EDITION OF DAILY 92 NEWS HITS SHELVES

LAHORE (News Desk) – Following the success of first ever hdplus news channel in Pakistan, the Lahore-based 92 News Media group has today launched its Urdu newspaper daily 92 News. 92 News group has launched a national level Urdu language newspaper ‘Daily 92 News’ in order to keep the masses aware of current political and […]

Indian news anchor reads out breaking news of husband’s death

Indian news anchor reads out breaking news of husband’s death

  By: Web Desk CHHATTISGARH, India: An Indian news presenter was left shell-shocked after finding her husband died in a road accident while reading out the same breaking news live. Supreet Kaur, a presenter with IBC24 in Chhattisgarh, realised her partner was involved in a fatal car crash as details from the scene emerged, according to the […]

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

By News Desk A new study in New Zealand found people who read the news more often are likely to feel ‘angry’ at Muslims. The research, published in the science journal PLOS ONE, includes responses from 16, 584 New Zealanders from the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study [NZAVS]. According to the authors, “widespread representations […]

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

By AFP WASHINGTON:  A global alliance of tech industry and academic organizations unveiled plans on Monday to work together to combat the spread of “fake news” and improve public understanding of journalism. The News Integrity Initiative will launch with $14 million from Facebook, the Ford Foundation, Mozilla and others, based at the City University of […]

Trump asked his supporters to watch Fox News host. She then called on Paul Ryan to step down.

Trump asked his supporters to watch Fox News host. She then called on Paul Ryan to step down.

House Speaker Paul Ryan leaves after telling the news media that he has pulled the health-care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Speaking about the failure of the bill: Ryan said: “We came really close today, but we came up short.”  A Fox News personality – whom President Donald Trump […]

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News

Asif Zardari begins career as political analyst on Bol News By News Desk Pakistan Khappay with President Asif Ali Zardari will be aired every Sunday on Bol News. YOUTUBE SCREENGRAB Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has now launched a career as a political analyst on a weekly talk show […]

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news

Indian media fails to discredit Kashmiri struggle with fake news  NEWS March 08, 2017 PAKISTAN  KARACHI: Indian media outlets invited humiliation with a ‘breaking story’ from last week asserting the son of Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and Mumbai don Dawood Ibrahim have recently joined hands to stir up chaos in Indian Occupied […]

Canada rips Fox News over false claims that mosque attacker was Moroccan

Canada rips Fox News over false claims that mosque attacker was Moroccan

A senior official in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government blasted US television network Fox News on Tuesday for a “false” tweet claiming a Moroccan was the suspect in the Quebec mosque mass shooting. Kate Purchase, Trudeau’s communications director, demanded that Fox News retract or fix the Twitter message, noting that police had released that suspect […]

PSX-100 surges by 698 points on news of new SECP products

PSX-100 surges by 698 points on news of new SECP products

KARACHI: Waning political concerns, and the reported introduction of newer financial products (particularly leverage-featured) by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, kept investor confidence intact, pushing the index higher on Wednesday. The Pakistan Stock Exchange went up 1.43%, an increase of 698 points, to close at 49,455.86 points. The overall turnover remained at 356 […]