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Daily Archives: January 28, 2019

Govt documents wildlife population in Hazara

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PESHAWAR: The federal government has launched a comprehensive survey for documentation of wildlife population and dynamics of key wild species in Hazara division that would immensely help in the initiation of new projects, reforms and allocation of funds for its conservation and protection on the basis of solid statistical data in future. The survey study […]

PPF concerned over harassment and detention of journalist in Honduras

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Juan Orlando Hernández, President of Honduras has expressed deep concern over the harassment and detention of journalist Jairo López on January 27, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has condemned the harassment of the journalist and called on the authorities to investigate the […]

Media bodies rejects cabinet decision on PMRA

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The federal cabinet approved the formation of new regulatory body called Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PMRA) with the merger of all media regulating bodies including print, electronic and digital media. The meeting was held on January 24, headed by Prime Minister Imran Khan and attended by the journalists’ associations. The Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry […]

Masood urges journalists to highlight Indian atrocities

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MUZZAFARABAD: Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan has urged journalists to exercise their professional capacity to effectively highlight the worst-ever atrocities unleashed by Indian army in occupied Kashmir apart from using their pen and camera to ensure rule of law. He was addressing a gathering of senior journalists at a dinner hosted by […]

Climate warning

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Last week, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Davos summit that the world is losing the race against climate change. The reality is that there has been more talk about climate change, but very little action. The easy scapegoat is the US, where the Trump presidency decided to pull out of the Paris accord, but […]

IT exports fetch $540 million in six months: SBP

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ISLAMABAD – The Information Technology (IT) and Telecommunication industry of the country has contributed US $ 540 million foreign exchange to national kitty through exports during first two quarters of this fiscal year 2018-2019. The telecommunication, computer and information services managed to export IT and IT-enabled services worth US $ 540 million, seeing an increase […]

Veteran journalist Shaikh Aziz remembered

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HYDERABAD: Speakers at a condolence reference held at the Hyderabad Press Club on Sunday paid homage to Shaikh Aziz, pioneer of modern Sindhi journalism who retired as veteran journalist at Dawn. Pir Mazharul Haq, former Sindh minister for education who chaired the reference organised by the Sahafi Dost group, called Shaikh Aziz an institution with […]

Stifling the press

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A “WALKING shadow”. A “poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage/ And then is heard no more”. A “tale/ Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,/ Signifying nothing”. Shakespeare was describing life. He could as easily have been writing about the state of Pakistan’s media. On television screens, pundits […]

APNS team apprises Punjab PA speaker about media issues

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LAHORE: A delegation of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) met Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi here on Sunday and briefed him about the problems being faced by the Punjab based publications because of the new advertising policy, especially money owed by the government organisations. The delegation included Mehtab Khan, Mujibur Rehman Shami, Tameeza Mizami, […]