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Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

PPF concerned over attacks on journalists in Uganda

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister of Uganda expresses concern over the frequent attacks on journalists covering election campaigns of the Arua Municipality Parliamentary by-elections in Uganda. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the government and security officials of Uganda to ensure the safety of journalists in the […]

Drive against menace of plastic pollution launched

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KARACHI: The WWF-Pakistan in collaboration with Hoga Saaf Pakistan on Tuesday launched #BeatPlasticPollution campaign to help end the ever growing plastic pollution in the country. A five-day activity, which began on last August 10 invited people to donate their used plastic bottles in exchange for an opportunity to win exciting gifts, is a bid to […]

Imran urged to restore press freedom

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Lahore – An international organisation, dedicated to the promotion and protection of press freedom and the improvement of journalism practices, has expressed the hope that PTI Chairman Imran Khan “will restore media freedom and create an environment where journalists and media organisations are able to function without fear.” In a statement, International Press Institute Executive […]

Media landscape in Pakistan

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Freedom and responsibility go together It is rightly said that press (media) and a nation rise and fall together. The media as a fourth pillar of the state and representing the society is supposed to maintain its pluralistic hue wedded to the cause of defending the social values, human liberties and freedoms that are indispensable […]

First Russian language radio channel launched

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ISLAMABAD – The first online Russian language Radio News broadcasting has launched its services on Pakistan Independence day (Tuesday) for linking South Asian countries to Russian speaking listeners. The project, launched on 71st Independence Day of Pakistan would help promoting cultural activities, music and social developments of South Asian , Central Asian and Eastern European […]

Junaid Khan on Call’s collaboration with WWF for their latest music video, ‘Rung Do’

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After receiving amazing response for their song ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ on Pakistan Day, Call the band (featuring Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan, M. Sultan Raja and Junaid Khan) is back with their music video ‘Rung Do’ that was released on the eve of Pakistan’s Independence Day. While the band collaborated with 40 drummers and percussionists from across Pakistan […]

Google honours Pakistan I-Day with doodle

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Islamabad: Like last year, the world’s top search engine, Google, on Tuesday honoured the 71st Independence Day for Pakistanis by dedicating a doodle on its homepage. “At midnight on August 14, 1947, Pakistan became a self-ruling nation, becoming independent from India and Great Britain. The historic event is celebrated on this day through religious ceremonies, […]

PPF condemns attack on Renaissance FM

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Alpha Condé, President of Guinea condemns the attack on the office of Renaissance FM based in Ratoma, a suburb in Conakry. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali urged the authorities and police to thoroughly investigate the incident and ensure the legal action is taken against the culprits […]