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Daily Archives: July 11, 2019

Five-member team formed to probe murder of anchor, friend

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KARACHI: A case has been registered against the murderer of private TV channel anchor, Mureed Abbas and his friend, Khizer Hayat. The South DIG formed a special five-member team headed by the South Zone Investigation SSP on Wednesday to probe the incident. The accused, Atif Zaman , who reportedly killed Abbas and Hayat over a personal […]

APNS invites entries for journalist awards

Karachi: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society is seeking applications of journalists, photographers, cartoonists of member publications to submit their respective entries for the 23rd APNS Journalist Awards. Editors, chief executives of member publications may also forward the entries on behalf of their journalists for the contest. The entrants are not allowed to send entries for […]

APNS for commemorating National Newspaper Reading Day

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Karachi: The APNS has proposed commemorating the National Newspaper Reading Day on September 25th, 2019 to encourage reading habits in the country with particular emphasis on newspaper reading. This proposal was given by Hameed Haroon, President, and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society, to improve newspaper reading through a nationwide campaign catering […]

Lucky Cement wins ‘Environment Excellence Award’

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Lucky Cement Limited has won the Environment Excellence Award at the 16th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2019, organized by The National Forum of Environment and Health (NFEH). The award ceremony was held on Tuesday at a local hotel. Lucky Cement received the award in recognition to its commitment towards energy conservation and contribution towards protecting […]

Environment: provinces should provide resources: Javed Jabbar

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Former Federal Information Minister, Javed Jabbar has said, “The provinces should strengthen their institutions and provide resources to protect the environment in the light of the powers they gained after the 18th Constitutional Amendment. Nobody is stopping the provinces from doing so.” Speaking at the Annual Environment Conference-2019 organised jointly by National Forum for Environment […]

Government decides to bar television channels from giving coverage to political leaders convicted or accused of corruption

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The Government of Pakistan has decided that media should not be allowed to give coverage to political leaders convicted or accused of corruption.  I meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan on July 8 directed the electronic media regulator, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to fulfill its responsibility to ensure that decided that no convicted […]