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Charge-sheet filed against journalist Nasrullah in ATC

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KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department has filed a charge-sheet with the administrative judge of antiterrorism courts on Monday against a journalist accusing him of fanning religious disharmony. According to the CTD, it arrested Nasrullah Khan Chaudhry, a journalist associated with Urdu-language daily Nai Baat, in Karachi’s Garden area on Nov 11. The agency alleged that […]

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Dismayed by treatment towards Naqi, journalists tell CJP

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LAHORE: A delegation of senior journalists on Monday conveyed concern of the entire journalist community to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar over his remarks about veteran journalist Hussain Naqi during hearing of a case pertaining to Punjab Healthcare Commission’s board of commissioners the other day. While the CJP was hearing multiple cases […]

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Govt believes in freedom of expression: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD – Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said the present democratic government fully believed in the fundamental right of freedom of expression. The minister was talking to a delegation of journalists belonging to Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Kashmir and Hazara. He said freedom of media and democracy were intertwined and were indispensable for each […]

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Today’s poets should write about the harsh realities of society: Javed Akhtar

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LAHORE: Sunday marked the conclusion of the fourth Faiz International Festival with ace Bollywood lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar holding a special session titled ‘Sunany Walo Ke Naam’. During the session, Akhtar spoke of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s work and also went on to recite his own poetry. Pakistani poet and playwright Amjad Islam Amjad and writer […]

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Sindh Theater Festival concludes

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KARACHI: The closing ceremony of third Sindh Theater Festival held at Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi on Monday. The festival was presented by the Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi with the collaboration of Sindh Cultural Department. The ceremony was attended by Sindh Secretary Culture Ghulam Akber Laghari and many other social and cultural personalities. On […]

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