January 22, 2020 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Small businesses: Unnecessary licences to be done away with: BoI chief

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Tuesday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Switzerland will expose the true face of India before the international community. Briefing mediapersons at a joint press conference with Chairman Board of Investment (BoI) Zubair Gilani, she said the […]

Cash-starved PTV seeks increase in licence fee

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ISLAMABAD: With no business plan of its own, the cash-starved Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) is seeking to pass on Rs20 billion additional cost of its operations to the country’s electricity consumers already overburdened by up to 40 per cent increase in their power tariff over the past 18 months. The PTV board of directors, mostly […]

SHC seeks statement of payment by Sindh govt to ad agencies

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday directed the provincial director (advertisement) to submit a statement showing year-wise amount paid by the information department to advertisement agencies till Feb 6. A two-judge bench, headed by Justice Mohammad Ali Mazhar, passed this directive on a petition filed by the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) […]

Veteran journalist narrates story of his half-a-century journalistic career

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ISLAMABAD: Mark Twain once wrote that, “In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.” Hanif Khalid, the name associated with leading National Urdu daily ‘Jang’ since almost 50 years from sub-editor to reporter to chief reporter and then […]