Daily Archives: January 18, 2020

PSL 2020: Quetta Gladiators announce Jang Group as media partner

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Quetta Gladiators today announced the Jang Group as their media partner for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020. Franchise owner Nadeem Umer and Jang Media Group’s Sarmad Ali signed a contract to officiate the agreement. PSL 2020 is set to kick off from February 20 in Pakistan, with 34 […]


Firdous seeks French collaboration for media persons’ training

Pakistan Press Foundation

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting, Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan on Friday sought French collaboration and assistance in imparting training and capacity building of media persons in Pakistan. During the meeting with Ambassador of France to Pakistan Marc Barety, she also emphasized the need to reinforce cooperation between the state news […]


Journalist remanded in FIA custody

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Friday remanded a local journalist in three-day custody of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for his alleged involvement in uploading hate material against state institutions. The cyber crime wing agency had arrested journalist Izharul Haq when he appeared before it to record his version in an inquiry initiated against him. […]


Arrest warrants issued for anchorperson Mubashir Luqman

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: An additional district and sessions judge of Islamabad on Friday issued non-bailable warrants of arrest for TV anchorperson Mubashir Luqman in a criminal complaint filed against him by Anwar Aziz, father of ex-minister Daniyal Aziz, for allegedly using slanderous language. The court also issued arrest warrants for Luqman’s guarantor Rehan Ishfaq as Luqman who […]


Filmmaker Jami sends legal response to Hameed Haroon

Pakistan Press Foundation

Filmmaker Jamshed Mahmood on Thursday shared a legal notice on Twitter addressed to Hameed Haroon, calling for the retraction of an earlier defamation notice Haroon had sent the filmmaker through his lawyer. Last year in October, Jami came forward with the accusation that he was raped by a “media tycoon” 13 years ago and on […]


Pemra asked to recover Rs36.75m dues from Absar Alam

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: The federal government through Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to recover dues from its ex-chairman Absar Alam. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in its letter dated January 16, 2020 directed the Pemra chairman to recover the dues from former chairman of the regulatory body. “The […]


SHRC registered 337 human rights violation cases from June ’18 to June ’19

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday launched its annual report that covers the activities and initiatives undertaken by the commission in 2018-19. The SHRC is a statutory body established under the Sindh Protection of Human Rights Act 2011 with statutory powers to inquire into cases by taking suo moto notice of complaints, to inspect public […]


Firdous praises Indian Muslim woman journalist

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Friday praised the Indian Muslim female journalist Rana Ayyub for exposing the fascist agenda of Modi by executing her professional responsibilities with bravery. In tweets, Dr Firdous said when a valiant person raised voice against oppression and persecution, it becomes a […]


Advertisement Of Media Houses To Be Stopped For Nonpayment Of Salaries To Employees: Fayyazul Hassan Chohan

Pakistan Press Foundation

RAWALPINDI: Punjab Information Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan while taking at the oath taking ceremony of Crime & Court Reporters Association Rawalpindi (CCRAR) here in Rawalpindi Press Club, said that the advertisement to media houses would be stopped if they fails to pay salaries to employees for consecutive three month, adding that in this regard he would […]


Media growth: the pros and cons

Pakistan Press Foundation

Be it electronic media, print media, digital media or any other medium for circulating information and making up opinions, it has effectual influence on individuals and society as a whole. Like everything, the forms of media too have pros and cons. However, media and its different forms not only highlight the developments being taken place […]