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Boss arrested hours after ARY Information taken off air

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— PEMRA asks channel to elucidate ‘hateful, seditious’ feedback of PTI chief

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Hours after tv station ARY Information was taken off air in a lot of the nation for being vital of the federal government and for allegedly airing “seditious” content material, Ammad Yousaf, the favored outlet’s vice chairman, was arrested from Karachi within the early hours of Wednesday, the channel stated.

Based on ARY Information, Yousaf was arrested and not using a warrant from his residence situated within the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood of Karachi.

“Law enforcement officials, together with plain-clothed personnel, forcibly entered the home of Ammad Yousaf. The raiding group diverted the CCTV cameras of Yousaf’s home, and jumped into the home from the highest of the principle entrance,” the channel stated.

Previous to his arrest, Yousaf was taken away from his residence, based on the chief government officer (CEO) of the media organisation, Salman Iqbal, who tweeted concerning the incident.

“@ARYNEWSOFFICIAL information head @AmmadYousaf picked up by unknown individuals from his home,” he stated.

‘SEDITIOUS’ CONTENT

ARY Information acquired Monday a discover from the Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) which stated it was taken off the air “for airing objectionable, hateful, seditious [content], primarily based on absolute disinformation with a transparent and current menace to nationwide sec by instigating insurrection inside the armed forces with malafide intent to trigger a rift between [government] and [armed] forces”.

On August 8, the channel invited a senior Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief, Shehbaz Gill, to touch upon a narrative throughout a broadcast on Monday whereby he suggested civil servants to not comply with orders of their high officers in the event that they had been “towards the feelings of the general public.”

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) stated Gill was “kidnapped” in Islamabad on Tuesday afternoon and the get together was unable to find him.

PEMRA has additionally directed Iqbal, the CEO, to seem in particular person for a listening to on Wednesday.

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) warned of nationwide protests if the complete transmission was not restored.



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Punjab Governor takes motion in opposition to GCU VC on Maryam Nawaz’s tweet

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ISLAMABAD: Punjab Governor on Monday took an motion in opposition to Authorities Faculty College (GCU), Vice Chancellor, after Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif’s tweet.

Punjab Governor Baligh Ur Rehman took a discover of conducting a political program of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan within the GCU.

The Punjab governor taking discover of the act, mentioned it’s unhappy to make the well-known instructional establishment of the nation a political enviornment. There is no such thing as a room for such political actions in universities, he added.

Governor Baligh mentioned as chancellor, he has taken discover of the political program on the GCU Lahore campus. He additionally mentioned kids are the way forward for a nation so, there isn’t any room to push them into politics.

Earlier as we speak, PML-N chief Maryam Nawaz tweeted in opposition to the political assembly of Imran Khan within the GCU and urged strict motion in opposition to the vice-chancellor.

Maryam mentioned within the tweet that utilizing his publish to unfold political hatred is against the law and this crime needs to be punished.

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Indian hackers energetic in stealing private data of Pakistanis

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ISLAMABAD: The Indian hackers have turn out to be energetic in stealing delicate data of Pakistanis, it emerged on Monday.

Reportedly, Indian hackers are attempting to get entry to the private information of Pakistanis by employment commercials.

The federal government has despatched a round concerning the matter to all federal ministries and provincial chief secretaries through which they have been sensitized concerning the discovery of an Indian area Applyform.Pk. The Indian hackers are fraudulently working this web site.

The federal government round has warned the residents to take care earlier than making use of on this web site. It prompt to them to not share private or monetary data on the positioning. It additional sensitized the residents to examine the safety earlier than offering an internet delicate data.

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After heavy floods, snake bites declare three lives in Khairpur

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KHAIRPUR: Three folks died because of snake bites in numerous flood affected areas of Khairpur on Monday.

In a number of flood affected areas of Khairpur, the toxic snakes added to the concern of already grief-stricken folks as three folks died because of snake bites.

Those that did embody 40-year-old Mumtaz Kalhoro within the Sadiq Kalhoro space of Pir Goth Tehsil of Khairpur.

One other 12-year-old Faizan Awan who belonged to Goth Abdul Rahim Awan close to Akri died of snake chunk whereas 20-year-old Ali of Shadi Shaheed was bitten by the snake and instantly took to the hospital however died on the best way.

The vaccine for snake bites additionally turned uncommon within the healthcare division of Khairpur hospital.

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