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Monthly Archives: May 2018

‘Media persons must be able to perform duties without fear’

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KARACHI: On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, I wish to assure the media workers of Pakistan that the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) will end impunity of crimes against journalists as a manifesto pledge. This was stated on Wednesday by PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a message on World Press Freedom Day, which is […]


انتخابات پر مینٹورشپ کے لیے درخواستیں مطلوب ہیں

یونیسکو اسلام آباد دفتر پاکستان کے قومی و صوبائی انتخابات 2018ء سے قبل UNDP کے تعاون، اور PPF کے ساتھ شراکت داری کے ساتھ “انتخابی مدد کا منصوبہ” شروع کر رہا ہے۔ اس منصوبے کا مقصد مرد و خاتون صحافیوں، مدیران اور حال ہی میں صحافت/ابلاغ عامہ سے گریجویشن کرنے والوں کی انتخابی رپورٹنگ کی […]


Call for applications for mentorship program on elections

UNESCO Islamabad Office in coordination with UNDP, and in partnership with PPF, is implementing the “Project for Electoral Assistance” ahead of Pakistan’s 2018 national and provincial elections. The project aims to build the capacity of male and female journalists, editors, and recent graduates in journalism/mass communications on electoral reporting so that they are fully equipped […]


Ways to avoid environmental disasters highlighted

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KARACHI – A seminar titled “Summer Protection and Monsoon Awareness” was held at a local hotel on Tuesday. The awareness seminar was jointly organised by Pakistan Meteorological Department in collaboration with Regional Integrated Multi-hazard Early-warning System (RIMES) and National Disaster Management Authority of Pakistan. Lt Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat, NDMA chairman presided over the event. […]


CM message on World Press Freedom Day

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday said freedom of expression, positive and purposeful journalism were a strong basis of any civilized society. In his message on the eve of World Press Freedom Day, he said: “Journalism is an important source of establishing public opinion and promoting national awareness. Free press also plays an […]


TV reporter ‘implicated’ in sexual assault case

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BADIN: A police team headed by the SHO of Model police station on Tuesday booked and arrested a reporter of a private TV channel accusing him of being a paedophile on Tuesday. The journalist community of Badin condemned the action as “a revengeful act”. SHO Mohammad Qasim Panhwar told reporters that the suspect was arrested […]


Attack on Afghan journalists mourned

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A day after a suicide attack in Kabul left 10 journalists among 25 people dead , journalists in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi held a somber ceremony to express solidarity with their colleagues across the Durand Line. Members of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) and the […]


CPNE delegation lauds Shehbaz’s performance

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A delegation of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) led by its president Zia Shahid on Tuesday called on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif. The delegation appreciated the performance of the Punjab Information Department over the release of government advertisements and settlement of their dues. CPNE President Zia […]


‘Freedom of expression under attack from invisible manipulators’

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Islamabad – Pakistan People’s Party leader Farhatulah Babar yesterday said that freedom of expression was under attack from invisible manipulators. Speaking at a consultation organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan here, he said: “Until now freedom of expression has come under attack from visible state and non-state actors but now invisible and secret […]


Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for Pakistani-British family drama

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Pakistani-British actor Riz Ahmed has joined hands with the BBC, which has ordered a nine-part documentary series, Englistan, that will tell a tale of three generations of a British Pakistani family, reported The Hollywood Reporter. Englistan is based on a British Pakistani family, the Latifs: Jamal and Fatima, their children Ashraf, Razia and Asim, and […]