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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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Collection of Prof Waris Mir columns published

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LAHORE: The Waris Mir Foundation has published a new book titled “Falsafa-e-khushamad” (The Philosophy of Flattery) to mark the 30th death anniversary of legendary scholar and journalist, Prof Waris Mir, who had breathed his last on July 9, 1987. The subtitle of the book, “Pakistan’s laudatory Politics and Journalism”, makes it clearer as to what […]

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‘Journalists make great poets’

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KARACHI: Journalists make great poets. They have a way of knowing, understanding and looking at society and global happenings. How can you write if you don’t know what’s happening in the world. Poet Javed Saba said this at the launch of poet and journalist Nasira Zuberi’s third book, titled Teesra Qadam, on Saturday at Karachi Press […]

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Journalists stage rallies to show solidarity with Dawn

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KARACHI: Journalists staged rallies in different parts of the country on Wednesday on the call of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to mark the World Press Freedom Day and to show solidarity with Dawn. The show of solidarity comes amid reports that the government has recommended disciplinary action against the paper and its […]

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‘Fasana Raqam Karein’: A journalist reminisces

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Today, all records have been broken when it comes to freedom of the press, thought, and expression. There’s total freedom of reporting. As a result, however, journalists have gone overboard as far as reporting of events is concerned. They would be well advised to apply the brakes and be careful in reporting; they must also […]

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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 […]

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The mothers of Manipur—twelve women who made history

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ISLAMABAD: An amazing scene unfolds in front of Kangla Fort, the headquarters of the Assam Rifles, a unit of the Indian Army. Soldiers and officers watch aghast as 12 women, all in their sixties and seventies, position themselves in front of the gates and then, one by one, strip themselves naked. The imas — the […]

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FJWU celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Qudrat Ullah Shahab

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Rawalpindi: The 100th birth anniversary of eminent Urdu writer and civil servant Qudrat Ullah Shahab was observed here on Friday at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU). Haseeb Ather (Secretary of Federal Education and Professional Training) and Iftikhar Aarif (Director General of Pakistan Academy of Letters and the National Language Authority) were the guest of honour […]

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Novel on transformation to militant mindset being translated into Italian

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KARACHI: The Spinner’s Tale, a novel by Senior Superintendent of Police Omar Shahid Hamid, is being translated into Italian. The story, which looks to understand the transformation to the militant mindset, should be relevant in this day and age, especially for European readers, who are still struggling to understand the radicalisation of local youth there. […]

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Media ignoring regional languages

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ISLAMABAD: Weakening editorial strength in print and electronic media has adversely impacted regional languages. However, radio remains a bright light among modern media which allots at least 50 per cent of its air time to regional languages. These views were expressed by panellists at a session on the impact of media on mother languages on the […]

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Culture directorate launches e-magazine

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PESHAWAR: The provincial directorate of culture on Wednesday launched its first-ever cultural e-magazine titled ‘Yoon’ (walk). The magazine launching ceremony was held in the auditorium of the directorate. MPA and parliamentary secretary of culture Zahid Durrani was the chief guest on the occasion, where poets and writers of different languages were in attendance. Giving a […]

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Crime novelists share writing tips at KLF

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KARACHI: One of the great things about the Karachi Literature Festival is that it not only provides a rejuvenating and enjoyable experience for literature enthusiasts but it offers a valuable learning platform for aspiring writers. It enables several young novelists to interact and hear from experienced writers and gain significant tips from senior professionals. On the […]

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Remembering Faiz’s work, life and persona

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KARACHI: As brilliant as Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poetry was, he would throw it away during recitation. When asked once about why he would do that, the poet replied, “Why should I do all the work, why don’t you do something, too?” Urdu poet and scriptwriter Zehra Nigah shared this recollection while speaking at a session, tiled […]

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