ISLAMABAD (WEB DESK) The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday sent notices to Google and Wikipedia for disseminating “sacrilegious content”. In a press release, the regulator said that it was acting against tech giant Google after it received multiple “complaints” seen on the its search results regarding the ‘Present KhalifaRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) The first meeting of the Inter-Ministerial Committee constituted by the Prime Minister of Pakistan to develop the organizational structure and rules for implementation of Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (PECA) 2016 was held in the Committee Room of MoIT. The meeting was chaired by theRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT ) Pakistan’s Interior Ministry has decided to carry out verification process of Computerised National Identity Cards (CNIC) of all Pakistanis again, federal minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Wednesday. The decision comes in the aftermath of Taliban leader Mullah Mansour’s death in a drone attackRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA REPORT ) The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday announced a ban on shows dramatising crimes such as rape, murder, robberies and suicide. Addressing a press conference, Pemra chairman Absar Alam said that the authority has decided to ban such shows which re-enact crimes likeRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA EPORT ) Pakistan plans to issue biometric passports from next year to halt the thousands of people who are being trafficked overseas, largely to European and Gulf nations, officials said. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan approved the move last week after a meeting with officials fromRead More →

Opposition members were absent from Thursday’s meeting. The members had earlier alleged that had not been provided copies of the bill to review. “All possible efforts have gone into drafting this law and the committee is satisfied,” before approving the bill.” Chairman  ISLAMABAD ( MEDIA ) Describing critics of theRead More →

ISLAMABAD (MEDIA ) The government proposed the creation of an independent agency to deal with cyber crime cases on Tuesday as it presented before parliament the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015. The draft bill was forwarded by the ministry of information technology. Some stiff financial penalties have been proposedRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)  announced through print media ‘mobile SIMs in Sindh and Balochistan will only be activated through Biometric SIM Verification System as an alternative of dialing 789 after March 31, 2014. PTA through public advertisement in major newspaper informed stakeholders in compliance to GovernmentRead More →