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Pakistanis remember the ‘Angel of Mercy’ on first death anniversary of Edhi

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Actors, politicians, social activist pay tribute with ‘Main Edhi Hoon’ hashtag on social media Pakistanis are mourning the first death anniversary top humanitarian and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who passed away at the age 88 on July 8, 2016 due to kidney failure. Abdul Sattar Edhi is known as Pakistan’s most respected figure for his contributions to the society, Abdul ... Read More »

Facebook now has 2 billion users worldwide

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Over 800 million Facebook users like something on average Use of the internet and social media is been oxygen to the world. These data statistic of social media users shows, number of people who have used Facebook regularly have been passed through two billion users worldwide. The company’s co- founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced the news ... Read More »

Pakistanis launch online campaign to protest against high fruit prices

Three-day fruit boycott due to price hike begins in Pakistan

Price hike in Ramazan compel Pakistanis for 3-day boycott of fruits In an effort to protest against soaring prices in Ramazan, an online campaign has been launched asking citizens all across the country to boycott fruit vendors from June 2 to June 4. Pakistani social media activists are running an awareness campaign calling for a three-day country-wide boycott of buying ... Read More »

Chief Justice takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ takes suo-motu notice of Bahria Enclave tragedy

CJ called Chief Commissioner and IGP Islamabad to report within 48 hours After massive criticism on social media, Chief Justice of Pakistan took notice of stage collapse incident happened at Bahria Enclave, Islamabad. The incident took place on April 28, but state institutions were denying over what happened. No FIR has been registered so far, Islamabad commissioner showed reluctance about ... Read More »

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

Wikipedia founder Wales launches Wikitribune to combat fake news

The crowd-funded news platform aims to combat fake news by combining professional journalism with volunteer fact checking The co-founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia Jimmy Wales is launching a new online application aimed at reshaping the news media called WikiTribune. “The news is broken and we can fix it,” WikiTribune says on its website, after Mr. Wales announced the plan late ... Read More »

Radio Pakistan and UN Pakistan celebrate World Radio Day 2017

Radio Pakistan and UN Pakistan celebrate World Radio Day 2017

World Radio Day is celebrated each year on February 13,  This year’s theme is “Radio is You” A two-hour live event on the theme of ‘Radio and Sustainable Development Goals’ was held at the PBC headquarters to mark World Radio Day 2017. The event was organized by Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and United Nation Information Centre (UNIC). World Radio Day is celebrated ... Read More »

Netflix fans can now download shows to watch offline

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You need to have iOS 8.0 software or later, or Android 4.4.2 or later  and the latest Netflix app version. American multinational entertainment co. Netflix has finally announced a most demanded feature for their subscribers. The Netflix allows their worldwide disconnected members on offline mode, to download selected TV shows and movies for viewing on Android and Apple devices. Despite ... Read More »

Information Blackout: Facebook criticized for censoring Kashmir-related posts, accounts

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Facebook has been taking down accounts and posts related Kashmir unrest, which some term as “a violation of the right to free speech” SRINAGAR – Facebook has come under fire in recent days for suspending certain accounts on the social media platform, belonging to both native Kashmiris and foreigners present in and outside of the disputed Himalayan region. Facebook seems ... Read More »

Pakistan media ‘among the freest in Asia’: Report

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Pakistan ranks 147th out of 180 countries in the latest world rankings for Press freedom The media in Pakistan is “among the freest in Asia”, according to World Press Freedom Report 2016. Although self-censorship is widely practiced within news organizations, “The Pakistani media are nonetheless regarded as among the freest in Asia when it comes to covering the squabbling among politicians,” Reporters ... Read More »

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