Daily Archives: January 4, 2020

Govt officers urged to use social media responsibly

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Special As­­­­­sistant to the Prime Min­ister on Information and Broad­casting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday said that social media was taking over electronic media and government officers needed to adapt to the changing scenario. Addressing information officers at a function held at the Information Services Academy (ISA), the special assistant said that electronic […]

Writer Hameed Sindhi passes away

Pakistan Press Foundation

HYDERABAD: Writer and educationist Abdul Hameed Memon, known by his nom de plume Hameed Sindhi, breathed his last on Friday. He was 80 years old. According to Sindhi’s family, he had a cardiac arrest at his home in Qasimabad, Hyderabad, following which he died. His body was later shifted to his ancestral town in Naushahro […]

Firdous for training, capacity building of media persons

Pakistan Press Foundation

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Friday said the need for training and capacity building of media persons has increased substantially in the current age of digital media. Speaking as chief guest at closing ceremony of “Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) Experts Meeting on New Challenges […]