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Journalist felicitated

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SUKKUR – Leaders of various political parties, social and other organisations have congratulated Babu Hyder Magsi on his election as President of District Union of Journalists, Jacobabad Press Club. The annual elections of District Union of Journalists for 2017-18 were held at the press club premises under the supervision of Club President Syed Aftab Ali Shah, […]


پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لئےتحقیقاتی صحافتی فیلوشپس

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درخواستوں کی وصولی کے لئے دوسرا اعلان آخری تاریخ 20 اگست 2017ء پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کےلئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت” کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو فروغ […]

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Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

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Second Call for Applications Closing Date August 20, 2017 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in collaboration with Netherlands-based Free Press Unlimited, seeks applications for fellowships on investigative journalism. The call for applications is part of the “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on […]

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Disaster for free speech

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There’s a new bill in Congress that would threaten your right to free expression online. If that weren’t enough, it could also put small Internet businesses in danger of catastrophic litigation. Don’t let its name fool you: the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA, S. 1693) wouldn’t help punish sex traffickers. What the bill would […]

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Independence Day preparations gain momentum as August kicks off

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KARACHI: The Paper Market on Hasan Ali Effendi Road where people come to buy paper, disposable bags, plates, birthday decorations, etc on wholesale rates is so green these days that it can be mistaken for a rainforest. Paper Market is the best place to be as August kicks off if you are looking for Independence […]

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APNS suspends publication of Sindh govt advertisements

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KARACHI: All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) in a letter to Nasir Hussain Shah, Sindh Minister for Information flayed delay in clearance of longstanding dues and suspended publication of their advertisements. The letter written by President APNS Sarmad Ali read as, We have to inform you that the Sindh Committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society […]

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PFUJ seeks indiscriminate accountability for all

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday said the accountability process should be extended to all political parties, journalists, bureaucrats, generals and judges with an aim to ensure transparency and strengthen democracy in the country. During a meeting of the central executive committee held under the chairmanship of PFUJ president Afzal Butt, the […]

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Tributes to Nizami on 3rd death anniversary

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KARACHI – Veteran journalist and Nawa-i-Waqt Editor-in-Chief late Dr Majid Nizami was remembered on Wednesday at a programme organised by Nawa-i-Waqt group to mark his third death anniversary. On the occasion, the speakers said that Nizami spent his life for the cause of Two-Nation Theory, democracy and journalism. They said that Nizami was the man […]

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Press in the dock

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THE police came in the early hours. Everyone was asleep … It was twilight…. Thirteen journalists’ homes were raided in the early hours of Oct 31, 2016. The editor-in-chief of the newspaper lived in one. The CEO in another. Columnists in four, lawyers in three … the reporter, the ombudsman, the books section editor, the […]

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Teenage maid recovered from TV anchor’s home

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LAHORE: A court handed over a teenage maid to her father after getting her recovered from illegal custody of a news TV anchor. Muhammad Munir of Nankana Sahib had filed a habeas corpus petition for the recovery of his 15-year-old daughter, who had been employed by the anchorperson at her residence in Bahria Town, Lahore. […]

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JOURNALIST COMMUNITY PLAYING VITAL ROLE IN STRENGTHENING DEMOCRACY: BILAWAL

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Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that journalist community is playing a vital role in the strengthening of democracy. Addressing an event at National Press Club in Islamabad on Monday, he said that the community has rendered sacrifices for the purpose. The Chairman PPP said that effective legislation should be made for […]

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Rebirth is me shedding my skin and coming clean: Asad Ahmed

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KARACHI: His fans in the country and across the world know how much he has contributed to Pakistani music over the last two decades. Ace guitarist Asad Ahmed’s career has involved being part of one of the first rock bands of Pakistan, The Barbarians, playing with Vital Signs and even collaborating with Junoon, forming the band […]

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Rulers spending money on journalists, lawyers: Imran

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He said the government must tell (the nation) who was conspiring against them — the Army or the judiciary — and alleged that they were hurling threats at the Supreme Court after failing to control the Joint Investigation Team (JIT). The PTI chief, while referring to appearance of Maryam Nawaz at the JIT on Wednesday […]

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Wrong reports would have landed Jang Group in the dock

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ISLAMABAD: The Jang Group and Geo spokesperson has clarified that whatever Imran Khan has said about the media group is against the facts and a violation of the law of the land and the Constitution. He said whatever he said was not only an allegation but a slur. He said “We can understand Imran Khan’s […]

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