Pemra’s directive on hate speech

The latest order from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) warning private television channels to not broadcast what it called hate speech has once again caught the electronic media off-guard. Media managers and practitioners once again find themselves at a crossroads between military, political parties and the government.

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Peshawar gets emergency help from Army

Pakistan Army teams have kicked off relief works in rainstorm-hit areas of Peshawar, ARY News reported citing the DG Inter-Services Public Relations.

DG ISPR, Major General Asim Salim Bajwa, in his message on micro blogging site Twitter, said that an emergency has been imposed at Combine Military Hospital (CMH) Peshawar, wherein Pak-Army doctors and paramedics . . . → Read More: Peshawar gets emergency help from Army

Our resolve is stronger than your bullet!

Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif received on Monday children to mark resumption of schooling in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after horrific Taliban-led attack on Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar on December 16 last leaving some 150 people, including 132 schoolchildren, massacred.

“Everyone (is) in high spirit,” a tweet from ISPR chief Maj.-Gen Asif Bajwa quoted Gen . . . → Read More: Our resolve is stronger than your bullet!

Zarb-e-Azb success continues – 15 more terrorists killed

At least 15 terrorists have been killed on Friday in fresh air strikes in restive tribal Khyber Agency, Samaa reports.

According to ISPR, armed forces pounded some areas in Khyber Agency. During the air assaults, 15 terrorists were killed while three secret hideouts of militants were also destroyed.

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910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: A statement issued by the military on Wednesday put the official number of “terrorists” killed in Operation Zarb-i-Azb at 910 and added that 82 Pakistani soldiers had also lost their lives during the North Waziristan offensive.

The death tolls and their breakdowns could not be independently verified as journalists have limited access to the . . . → Read More: 910 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: ISPR

Who will honour Abdul Khaliq of Pakistan

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India did a hell of a job promoting their national sports hero in “Bhaag Milkha bhaag” but lots of information in the movie was untrue or changed / omitted on purpose. It is high time that a private or ISPR (As they are the only true patriotic organization) backed media production . . . → Read More: Who will honour Abdul Khaliq of Pakistan

Pakistan Army’s constructive work in Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: The army has officially launched a highly anticipated operation in North Waziristan, according to an ISPR press release.“DG ISPR has said that on the directions of the Government, Armed forces of Pakistan have launched a comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists who are hiding in sanctuaries in North Waziristan Agency. The operation . . . → Read More: Pakistan Army’s constructive work in Waziristan

Operation Zarb-e-Azb launched in North Waziristan

In a major development, Pakistan army on Sunday formally announced to have launched a full scale operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ against ‘local and foreign terrorists’ in North Waziristan Agency ‘on the directions of the government’.

Director General, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a press release said: “On the directions of the Government, Armed forces of . . . → Read More: Operation Zarb-e-Azb launched in North Waziristan

Nawaz Sharif to chair emergency meeting on national security

ISLAMABAD. In the aftermath of the deadly gun and bomb attack at Karachi airport on Sunday night, the government on Monday summoned an emergency meeting of the Cabinet Committee on National Security (CCNS) to discuss the future of peace talks.

While a date for the meeting has not yet been disclosed, it is learnt . . . → Read More: Nawaz Sharif to chair emergency meeting on national security

More hidden terrorists found in Karachi Airport

KARACHI: Security forces said Monday they have relaunched a military operation at Karachi airport as gunfire resumed several hours after they announced the end of a militant siege that left 24 dead.

Fresh gunfire was reported from the airport Monday morning and a loud explosion was also heard across its premises.

Security forces said that . . . → Read More: More hidden terrorists found in Karachi Airport