Islamabad High Court (IHC) directs Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to review ban on TikTok

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to review the ban imposed on Tik Tok — a video sharing social networking service — last month, observing that 99pc users could not be penalized for the wrongdoing of less than 1pc. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah was hearing the…

President to launch digitalization of state media organizations today

President Dr Arif Alvi will launch digitalization of the state media organizations, including Radio Pakistan, at a ceremony in Islamabad today (Saturday). As part of the project, “Radio Pakistan Podcast” will be launched to provide people quality audio and video content on a variety of topics. The podcast offers interviews of dignitaries, daily news review,…

Digital cable policy approved, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said the government had approved the National Digital Cable Policy 2021 for cable operators. During a meeting with a delegation of Cable Operators Association of Pakistan, he said under the policy, a subscription model would be launched enabling the existing cable operators to subscribe for running new channels….

Imran Khan hits 14-million follower mark on Twitter

Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday hit the 14-million follower mark on Twitter, becoming the most-followed Pakistani politician on the microblogging website. In today’s day and age, politicians use social media as a means to communicate decisions as well as propagate views — and Pakistan’s politicians are not behind anyone in the practice. PM Imran Khan…

Govt finalises digital policy for all newspaper websites

Any news site activated for more than six months will be considered eligible for advertisements, says info minister Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Friday finalised the digital policy for all newspaper websites giving in to the long-held demands of The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). He expressed his condolences, and…