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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for investigative reporting fellowships

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Karachi March 13:  Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications from Pakistani journalists for investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project which aims to promote investigative reporting by providing support to media professionals capable for depth stories related to issues of public interest including those focusing on governance, […]


MQM-P to raise voice for journalists, Subzwari assures KUJ

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Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader MPA Faisal Subzwari assured the office-bearers of the Karachi Union of Journalists on Saturday that his party would raise the issues faced by journalists at every forum, including the parliament. Subzwari met with KUJ president Hasan Mansoor, general secretary Fahim Siddiqui, and other recently elected office-bearers of the union and congratulated […]


Abbas Ali Khan won’t give up solo career for film music

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KARACHI: Film music is a whole different beast altogether. The audience doesn’t notice it as much but it adds to the overall feel of the film. As we attempt to produce different kinds of films, our local music composers get to delve in film music and experiment. Abbas Ali Khan has previously composed the score for Asadul Haq’s […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) نے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپس کے لیے درخواستیں طلب کرلیں

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کراچی، 13 مارچ: پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) نے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ فیلوشپ کے لیے پاکستانی صحافیوں سے درخواستیں طلب کرلیں۔ فیلوشپس “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت” کے منصوبے کا حصہ ہے جس کا مقصد ذرائع ابلاغ سے وابستہ افراد کو عوامی مفادات بشمول حکومت، شفافیت، صنف، بدعنوانی اور انسانی حقوق سے متعلق معاملات […]


‘Hindus, Parsis and Christians developed Karachi’

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KARACHI: The original owners of Karachi were Hindus, Parsis and Christians, who developed the city by setting up hospitals, schools and parks. However, they were forced to migrate from Karachi after Partition. Writer and blogger Akhtar Balouch said this during the second Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) Karachi Literary Festival and book fair at PMA House on […]


Procedural changes in blasphemy laws proposed

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ISLAMABAD: As the blasphemy cases and laws are again being discussed in the country, Parliament has been advised by a human rights watchdog to make procedural changes in the blasphemy laws with addition of repentance to avoid their misuse. The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) in its report on the blasphemy laws presented in […]


Petitioner seeks closure of social media site

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Islamabad – A writ petition has been filed in the Islamabad High Court seeking its directions for closure of Facebook in the country until blasphemous material and pages are deleted permanently. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui will Monday (today) take up the petition moved by Civil Society of Pakistan through its […]