Daily Archives: December 16, 2018

Media Crisis Deepens as Jang Group Shuts Down Its Five Newspapers

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The current crisis, the Pakistani media industry is facing, took an ugly turn when Jang Group announced to shut down its five newspapers including three eveningers (newspapers being published in the evening), besides the closure of daily Jang’s Faisalabad and Peshawar editions. The move rendered nearly 1000 journalists and media workers associated with these […]

Our climate concerns

Pakistan Press Foundation

As the world leaders and environmental experts gathered at Katowice, Poland, to discuss strategies to save the globe from catastrophic climate change, delegates and experts were shocked to know that Pakistan is not having a pavilion to properly represent its climate case to the global community. The climate change summit, organised by the United Nations […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation

With every consecutive wedding season, the wheels of the bridal fashion economy start turning. This results in profitable gains for everyone related to the wedding industry, such as make-up artists, skilled craftsmen (kaarigars), jewellery designers, trousseau designers, event managers and the likes. At a time when the country’s economy is passing through a troubled phase […]

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Urdu poetry collection Waqt launched

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Waqt, a collection of Urdu poems and ghazals by Peerzada Salman, was launched at the Alliance Francaise on Friday evening. Saying Peerzada Salman is a prolific writer seems an understatement. He almost daily writes and reports on art, culture, literature and even politics besides contributing his weekly column titled 50 years ago to Dawn […]

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Pemra asks channels to help build healthy society

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The Pak­istan Electronic Media Reg­ulatory Authority (Pem­­ra) has issued an advisory to all satellite news and current affairs channels, urging them to highlight positive developments in the country and promote optimism to build healthy society, instead of portraying a bad image of the country by giving extra coverage to crime news and negative issues, […]

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