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Hamid Mir given lifetime achievement award

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LAHORE: The annual reunion of the Old Ravians was held at the Government College University’s Oval Ground on Saturday night. Former prime minister and Old Ravian Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali was the chief guest at the grand event which was also marked by a music concert and a lifetime achievement award to eminent journalist and […]

‘Dawn leaks’ probe report within 2-3 days: Nisar

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said that the inquiry report into the ‘Dawn leaks’ will be submitted to his ministry within two to three days. The inside story published in Dawn about a high-level civil-military huddle, which both civil and military officials called ‘fabricated and concocted’, stirred a huge controversy last year. Subsequently, […]

PPF concern over the continuing harassment of Somalian Journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Ali Khayre, Prime Minster of Somalia to express alarm at continuing harassment of journalists in Somalia by security agents, unidentified non-state actors and government officials that has long perpetuated a cycle of violence and fear, severely limiting the freedom of the press. PPF Secretary General Owais […]

Fake profile statuses go viral on Facebook in K-P after Mashal Khan murder

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PESHAWAR: In the wake of Mashal Khan’s horrific mob murder, which stemmed from rumors that he had been posting ‘blasphemous content’ online, some panicked social media users have taken to Facebook to inform friends to keep a lookout for fake profiles in their name – just as Khan had done in December. The status, “I don’t have […]