December 17, 2019 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Golden era of television remembered at launch of book on documentaries

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Among all the productions for television viewers, which include dramas, news, current affairs shows and musical programmes, the art of television documentary is arguably the most challenging, as it takes a lot of hard work, knowledge and insight to produce a good documentary. This view was echoed on Saturday night by academics and multiple television […]

Tania Aidrus pledges to pave way for PayPal, cryptocurrency in country

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Tania Aidrus, former Google executive who is now the incharge of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s new venture Digital Pakistan Initiative, vowed on Monday to play her role in resolving the financial issues faced by ever-increasing freelancers in the country due to the absence of PayPal, an American company operating a worldwide online payment system. She […]

Pakistan condemns Modi for curbing rights of minorities

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for curbing and undermining the rights of minorities in a bid to ensure Hinduvta supremacy. “Concerned about the brutal and indiscriminate use of force by the state on Indian Muslim students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Aligarh Muslim University, protesting against the Citizenship Amendment Bill,” […]

Dawn’s Dadu correspondent grieved

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DADU: Haji Roshan Ali Khushik, the elder brother of Dawn’s Dadu correspondent Qurban Ali Khushik, died of heart failure at his home in Pir Bakhsh Colony located within the city late on Sunday evening. He was laid to rest in the Lal Hindi graveyard on Monday. The PPP MNA and MPA from the area as […]

Human rights being seriously violated: JAC

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LAHORE: A meeting of the Joint Action Committee (JAC) for People’s Rights took place at the Lahore Press Club on Monday in which the participants took serious notice of the curbs on the press freedom and the non-government organisations (NGOs), harassment of human rights defenders and incidents of enforced disappearances of social and political workers […]

Rights bodies ask govt for concrete action against attacks on media

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KARACHI: In a joint appeal, members of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and other rights organisations have called upon the government to take concrete action against threats, intimidation and harassment against journalists and to unequivocally condemn attacks on the independent media in Pakistan. In the letter addressed to President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister […]