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Daily Archives: August 4, 2019

Silencing expression

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PRESS freedom was a fundamental pillar of modern civilisation. Nearly all countries, save the communist bloc and dictatorial regimes, ensured special protection for the media in their constitutions. There used to be a competition of sorts to highlight media freedoms in developing countries to gain respectability in the international fora. Jailing a newsperson was rare […]


Centre-sponsored Clean Karachi drive to begin today

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KARACHI: A federal government-initiated campaign to clean Karachi is set to begin from Sunday (today) with the first target to de-silt all storm-water drains before Eidul Azha. The ‘Clean Karachi’ drive is being launched on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan in close partnership with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-led local government set-up and federal […]


APNS thanks Sindh CM for granting SST exemption to print media

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Karachi    –  The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has thanked Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and his cabinet for exempting SST on newspapers, periodicals and their web editions. APNS president Hameed Haroon, and secretary general Sarmad Ali expressed their gratitude to the Sindh Government for acceding to their request for withdrawal of three percent […]


Coverage Without Cover

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“A few days before his death, I asked my brother why don’t you leave this risky and low-paid profession and go back to Korea to make your children’s future bright,” Nawab Gul recalls his last exchange with his deceased brother Javed Khan. “I was worried about growing attacks on journalists in the country. But he […]