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Dawn’s Islamabad bureau besieged by protesters for the second time this week

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Protesters on Friday besieged Dawn’s Islamabad bureau — the second time this week — and chanted slogans against the media group and set copies of the newspaper on fire. Nearly 100 people who had arrived in vans gathered outside the newspaper’s office. Police arrived at the scene but the protesters dispersed on their own after about 40 […]

PM highlights importance of media

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday said that his government believed in freedom of press. The prime minister stated this while chairing a meeting about reforms in Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the role of Press Information Department in projecting the government’s social welfare and economic development initiatives and highlighting positive image of the country […]

SHC tells Sindh govt to pay Rs4.6m to newspapers within 20 days

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court has ordered the provincial government to make a payment of Rs 4.6 million to newspapers against advertisement dues within 20 days. A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, gave the directive on a petition filed by the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE), The CPNE named the Sindh […]

PTI fumes over removal of Kashmiris WhatsApp accounts

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MIRPUR (AJK) -The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Azad Jammu Kashmir strongly condemned Facebook administration decision to suspend the accounts on messaging service WhatsApp used by the besieged Kashmiri people in Indian-held Jammu Kashmir. While condemning the action, Ershad Mahmud, the party’s Secretary Information, said in a press statement issued on Friday that the step has completely compromised the […]

Pakistani-American journalist to moderate US presidential debate

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WASHINGTON: A Pak­istani-American, Amna Nawaz, has created history by becoming the first South Asian American journalist selected to moderate a US presidential debate. Amna Nawaz of PBS News Hour will co-moderate the sixth Democratic primary debate on Dec 19 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California. PBS NewsHour anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff will lead the […]