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Daily Archives: July 12, 2019

PPF condemns attack on Accra-based journalists

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana has expressed concern over the attack on two Accra based journalists on July 5, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter has condemned the assault on journalists working in the line of duty and called on the authorities to […]

Newsmen urged to keep abreast of modern technology

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An interactive brainstorming session to assess the modern training needs of today’s journalists was conducted by the Corporate Relations and Communications Department (CRCD) in collaboration with the Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (CEJ-IBA). The session was attended by journalists from various media houses. The informal session started off […]

‘Lohi Bhair Wildlife Park to be rehabilitated on modern lines’

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Rawalpindi: Director General Wildlife & Parks Punjab, Suhail Ashraf, has said that the Lohi Bhair Wildlife Park will be rehabilitated on modern lines to provide best recreational facilities to the people of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The first phase of the restoration of the park has been started during which Lion Safari will be restored within […]

Call for Pakistani filmmakers to submit movies to Oscar committee

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Since the revival of Pakistani films, we have approached an era where Pakistani films are decent enough to be eligible for submission to the prestigious Academy Awards, now officially known as The Oscars. Since this rebirth, Pakistan has submitted several films to The Oscars in the International Feature Film Award category, formerly known as Foreign […]

Veteran journalist Omer Qambrani passes away

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QUETTA: Veteran journalist Mohammad Omer Qambrani passed away after a long illness on Wednesday night. He was 81. He is survived by his wife, a son and three daughters. Mr Qambrani began his career at weekly Jamalistan published from Jaffarabad. It was shut down during Ayub Khan’s martial law. Later, he worked as the correspondent for various […]

CM increases Lahore Press Club’s annual grant

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Lahore: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has increased the Lahore Press Club annual grant for the journalists welfare from Rs5 million to Rs20 million. The chief minister directed to waive off monthly outstanding dues of residents of Journalist Colony amounting to Rs12 million as well as issue Health Cards to the members of Lahore Press […]

Bilawal slams media censorship

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Sukkur: Rejecting curbs on freedom of expression and independence of speech, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said they are committed to upholding these basic human rights and will fully support and defend journalists against government censorship. Addressing the media at Sukkur Press Club on Thursday, he said the media fought against dictators generals Ayub, Ziaul […]

Another case registered against suspect in anchor’s murder

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Karachi: The Darakhshan police on Thursday registered another case against Atif Zaman, the suspect who had gunned down TV anchorperson Mureed Abbas, 34, and Khizar Hayat, 45, over a monetary dispute in Defence Housing Authority on Tuesday evening before attempting suicide. Darakhshan SHO Shah Jehan Lashari said on Thursday that it transpired during the investigation that the […]

Interview of Pakistan’s leading opposition leader taken off air

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An interview of Pakistan’s leading opposition leader was taken off air soon after it was aired on Hum News on July 11, 2019. The interview Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s (PML-N) Vice –President Maryam Nawaz was being conducted by Nadeem Malik, journalist and host of programme ‘Nadeem Malik Live’. Malik stated that soon after he started the program his […]