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Monthly Archives: December 2019

KU Prof Inam Bari laid to rest

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KARACHI: Former Karachi University mass communication department Professor Inam Bari, who passed away on Friday night, was laid to rest in the university graveyard on Saturday. He was suffering from renal disease for quite a long time and undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the metropolis. Scores of mourners, including educationists, relatives and a […]


Former Karachi University professor Inam Bari passes away

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Former Karachi University professor Inam Bari passed away in the metropolis on Friday night. He was suffering from a renal disease. The funeral prayers for the deceased will be held today (Saturday) after Zohr prayers at Karachi University Housing Society Scheme 33. The former professor of the university’s mass communication department was undergoing treatment at […]


Thar Foundation organises science festival

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Continuing the mission to make quality education accessible for all, the Thar Foundation in collaboration with Pakistan Space Science Education Centre organised a science festival in New Senhri Dars, Jeewan Das campus, some 70 kilometres away from Mithi. Thar’s 1st Maker & Science Expo is the culmination of a three-phased training through hands-on science and […]


Minorities’ rights protected in Pakistan: US official

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KARACHI- American Deputy Consul General in Karachi Jack Hillmeyer has said that minorities’ rights have been protected in Pakistan and they freely celebrate their religious and social festivals here. He said that all efforts in this connection and especially the endeavours of Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhter and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan to promote inter-faith […]


Xinhua team visits Nawa-i-Waqt office

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Lahore- A delegation from China’s news agency Xinhua visited the offices of Daily Nawa-i-Waqt and The Nation here on Friday. The delegation consisted of Mr Zhao Yue, the general sales manager of Asia Pacific Regional Bureau at Xinhua; Mr Wang Xiaoming, its sales manager; Mr Tang Binhui from Xinhua’s Urdu service; Mr Liu Tian and […]


Al-Qaeda’s media cell busted in Gujranwala

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GUJRANWALA- Five terrorists running Al-Qaeda’s media cell have been arrested from Gujranwala in a joint operation conducted by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and an intelligence agency on Friday. According to CTD officials, intelligence agencies had been keeping a track of the terrorists for several months and collecting information about them. The arrested men have […]


IHC disposes of plea against interior ministry ban

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ISLAMABAD:The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday disposed of a petition challenging the interior ministry’s ban on its officials as well as employees of its subordinate departments from speaking to the media without permission and sharing documents or any other information on social networking websites. The plea against the restrictions was filed by a citizen, […]


PML-N assails Imran over remarks about media

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ISLAMABAD: The opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Friday criticised Prime Minister Imran Khan and accused him of calling the media a mafia. In a series of tweets, PML-N spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb says that an “incompetent, incapable and selected” prime minister is saying that there is a mafia in the media. “It is shameful, regrettable […]


Nation to witness prosperity, development in 2020: PM Imran Khan says mafia sitting in newspapers

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PIND DADAN KHAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday said there was a mafia in the newspaper industry that was writing against the government on a daily basis, as it had closed the door to their corruption. “Some people [political opponents] fear that if this government succeeds, they will go to jail,” he said while addressing […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Investigative Reporting Fellowships For Pakistani Journalists

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Call for Applications   Last date for receiving applications:   Sunday January 5, 2020   Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 7th batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships.   The fellowships facilitate Pakistani journalists to produce investigative report that meet the professional, ethical and legal standards. PPF will provide support to journalists, to professionally […]


Press freedom in 2019

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BY all appearances, the significant decline in journalist killings around the world this year — the lowest level it has been in 20 years — is an encouraging development. However, as highlighted in a recent statement by the International Press Institute, this is little more than a hollow victory when seen in the context of […]


Firdous asks media to help govt highlight its achievements

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Wednesday while vowing to provide all out assistance of the government to protect the media has urged the media to help the government in highlighting the achievements of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government. Addressing an Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) award distribution ceremony, […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

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آخری تاریخ 5 جنوری، 2020 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے ساتویں بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس میں صلاحیت سازی کے لیے ورکشاپس  کے انعقاد کے علاوہ ادارتی اور تکنیکی معاونت بھی فراہم کی جائے گی۔ منتخب امیدواروں کو سینئر صحافی کے ساتھ […]


Govt announces 8th Wage Award for media workers

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday announced the 8th Wage Board Award signed with consensus between the management of media houses and the representatives of journalists and other media workers. The special assistant made the announcement here at the National Press Club along with the chairman […]


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