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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Campaign on social media to communalise Edwardes College issue

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PESHAWAR: A vicious campaign has been launched in United Kingdom and on social media to communalise a prestigious educational institution by misleading the public and pre-empting the government’s attempt to regain its administrative control, say leaders of Christian community and legal experts. “Those involved in the campaign to communalise an administrative issue of the prestigious […]

Journalist acquitted in cybercrime case

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QUETTA: A judicial magistrate on Wednesday acquitted a journalist in a cybercrime case. The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had registered a first information report against Zafarullah Achakzai under the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act (2016) in June 2017 for spreading misinformation against the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) on social media. The court on Wednesday issued his […]

Opposition, treasury in Sindh Assembly join hands to pass reproductive healthcare rights law

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KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Wednesday unanimously passed the Sindh Reproductive Healthcare Rights Bill aimed at promoting the reproductive healthcare rights of men and women and taking care of complications with regard to pregnancy and childbirth. The bill was originally handed to the standing committee on health a month earlier, which returned it to the […]

Napa’s Young Directors’ Fest from 16th

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KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts’ (Napa) Young Directors’ Theatre Festival will be held from Nov 16 to Dec 1, announced the artistic director of the Napa Repertory Theatre, Zain Ahmed, at a press conference on Wednesday evening. Mr Ahmed said the aim of the fest is to give opportunity to the young graduates […]

CFWIJ organizes mentorship accelerator around challenges, solutions for Pakistani women in journalism

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The Coalition For Women In Journalism hosted a discussion today at the Institute of Business Management, focused on overcoming the many challenges women journalists face in Pakistan. The session included CFWIJ member and senior journalist Afia Salam, who discussed the different issues that women journalists face in the industry, and how they could be overcome. […]

Pakistani media community to set guidelines, protocols for journalists’ safety

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KARACHI: Pakistan’s media fraternity has decided to set up national protocols and guidelines for the safety of the media personnel, the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) announced in a press release issued Thursday, terming it “a milestone for safety of media houses and media practitioners”. The guidelines and protocol “will envisage self-regulation charter having […]