Daily Archives: October 31, 2018

CJP rejects Aamir Liaquat’s apology in contempt case, summons MNA to court

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday refused an apology rendered by Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s lawyer in an ongoing contempt of court case, ordering the MNA to appear before the bench in person today. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, during today’s hearing, lashed out against the televangelist, saying “anyone can speak against the judiciary […]

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Cell phone use banned in KP hospitals

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR – Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government on Tuesday banned use of smart phones and electronic equipments in healthcare facilities. In this connection, KP Minister for Health Dr Hisham Inamullah Khan notified a policy on use of smart phones and electronic equipments in the healthcare facilities, banning use of smart phones and tablets in all public health facilities […]

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Journalist threatened for covering anti-PTM demos

Pakistan Press Foundation

BANNU: A journalist is receiving threats for giving coverage to protest demonstrations against Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) or the Pashtun protection movement. The local journalist has, meanwhile, criticised for not taking any action against those hurling threats, despite being informed time and again. Journalists have also announced boycotting all police functions for not providing protection […]

Freedom of Expression, Media Safety , ,

Drama festival in full swing

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE-The second day of the three-day 5th Unique Drama Festival was held on Tuesday at Alhamra Cultural Complex. The festival was organised by the Punjab government in collaboration with the Lahore Arts Council.  The audience, mostly consisting of the youth, was extremely excited to see plays by different schools Provincial Minister for Trade, Industries and […]

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Journalist among four killed in Charsadda firing

Pakistan Press Foundation

CHARSADDA: Four persons, including a journalist, were killed in a firing incident here on Tuesday, police sources said. The sources said the accused identified as Arshad Jamal, who was said to be a drug addict, opened fire on his mother, sister-in-law, nephew and cousin over a domestic issue at Tala Shah in Umarzai area of […]

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Bilawal assures protesting journalists of his party’s support

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Tuesday that his party would stand by journalists and continue to struggle against the injustices being committed by the government. “Whatever your economic policy, it is the responsibility of the government to provide financial security to the public by ensuring jobs for them,” he said […]

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