Flashback May 15: Banning Facebook and fiery speeches

The day was dominated by news of the Facebook ban Fauzia Wahab's legal notice to Ansar Abbasi over his statement.


Web Desk May 15, 2012

Flashback is an experimental feature looking back at the top articles on this date featured on The Express Tribune website.

May 15, 2011

In-camera session: ISI chief shot back at ‘favour-seeking’ Nisar

Though he spent a large chunk of the marathon session on the back foot, besieged by politicians, the chief of Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency did come out of his shell to silence fiery Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

Facebook ban: Plaintiff stays logged on 14 hours a day

The lawyer who has twice moved the Lahore High Court to ban Facebook in Pakistan has 1,575 friends and spends an average of 14 hours a day on the social networking website, he told The Express Tribune.

May 15, 2010

DawnNews changes to Urdu

DawnNews, which once prided itself on being the country’s first English-language news channel, has decided to turn into a full-fledged Urdu language channel.

Fauzia Wahab issues legal notice to Ansar Abbasi

“If it was up to her she would have cut our throats.” This is the ‘comment’ allegedly made by journalist Ansar Abbasi while speaking on a talk show programme on May 10. He was referring to MNA Fauzia Wahab, who is the Pakistan Peoples Party’s information secretary. And she is ‘suing’ him for it.

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