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Plan being made to protect sanctity of holy verses printed in newspapers

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ISLAMABAD: The meeting of the Standing Committee on Government Assurances, which was held on Thursday in old Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) Committee Room, Parliament Lodges, Islamabad has decided to chalk out a plan to safeguard the sanctity of the holy verses printed in newspapers. The meeting was presided over by Muhammad Afzal Khokhar, […]


Book on issue of offshore assets launched

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A book “Panama Leaks – A Blessing in Disguise – Offshore Assets of Pakistani Citizens” was launched on Thursday. This has been authored by Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi to highlight various legal taxation aspects of businesses abroad. Speaking at a ceremony, organised by Corporate Pakistan Group – CPG, at Arts Council, Zaidi said that “my […]


Second edition of book on journalists’ struggle published

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KARACHI: The second edition of a book titled Sub Sy Bari Jang (The Greatest War) by senior journalist, author and poet Ahfaz-ur-Rahman has been published by Awami Kitab Ghar, says a statement issued here on Saturday. “The book narrates the struggle of journalists’ movement in General Ziaul Haq’s era in 1977-78,” it adds. “During the […]


LHC issues notices to Jang Group columnist, printer, publisher

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought replies from columnist Ansar Abbasi and the printer and publisher of Jang Group – Mir Shakilur Rahman and Javedur Rahman – over a contempt of court petition. The three respondents have been directed to submit their replies on February 6. While hearing an application moved by Mazhar Ali […]


Challenges for print media: APNS holds advertising roundtable

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KARACHI: The APNS held an advertising roundtable on December 22 at the APNS House in Karachi. The roundtable was addressed by the Chairman Pakistan Advertising Association Masood Hashmi, CEO Group M Fouad Hussain, Chairman, M Holdings Raihan A Merchant, and CEO Brand Partnership Numan Nabi. They spoke on the issues being faced by the country’s print […]


Balochistan CM increases advertising budget by 40pc

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QUETTA: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) expressed its pleasure on 40pc increase in the advertising budget by the chief minister, Balochistan, and welcomed his assurances for judicious release of advertisements to the Balochistan-based publications. APNS Secretary General Umer Mujib Shami announced the decisions of the executive committee meeting chaired by the APNS President Sarmad […]


APNS hails Balochistan’s advertising budget rise

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THE All Pakistan News­papers Society (APNS) has expressed its pleasure over the Balochistan government’s decision to raise its advertising budget by 40 per cent and welcomed Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri’s assurance of fairness in distribution of advertisements to publications based in the province. Mr Zehri held out the assurance during a reception for the society’s […]


Book on Lyari sparks debate on old Karachi’s political history

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KARACHI: Speakers discussed the past and present of Lyari, from being cradle of the mainstream politics to turning into a crime-infested gangland at the launch of a semi-autobiographical book written by veteran journalist Latif Baloch. Book Lyari ka muqadma sparked a thought-provoking debate on the issue of Balochistan on the larger scope in which many […]


UK taskforce launches criminal, civil probe into Panama Papers

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Chancellor of exchequer and home secretary update parliament on progress LAHORE: More than 30 individuals and companies are under active investigation in the United Kingdom for criminal or serious civil offences linked to tax fraud and financial wrongdoing uncovered by the Panama Papers Taskforce partners, with hundreds more under detailed review. According to the official […]