Daily Archives: January 26, 2020

Notices issued over Faisal Vawda petition

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: A local court issued on Saturday notices to the South Karachi SSP and Mithadar SHO over a plea seeking the registration of a case against Federal Water Resources Minister Faisal Vawda. South district sessions judge was hearing the plea at Karachi City Court. The petitioner, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Qadir Khan Mandokhel, maintained […]


Firdous vows to safeguard rights of media workers

Pakistan Press Foundation

Special Assistant to the PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that it is the foremost priority of government to safeguard due rights of media workers. Talking to media persons on Saturday, she said the salary related issues of media workers will be resolved soon in consultation with all stakeholders. She […]


College bans teacher, student over TikTok video

Pakistan Press Foundation

HARIPUR: The administration of a local college has banned the entry of a teacher and a female student to the institution after a video showing them together in an indecent posture got viral on social media, sources said on Saturday. Official sources at the Government Postgraduate College for Boys, Haripur, said the video of a […]


Financial crunch behind media industry woes: Firdous

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has acknowledged that the media industry is facing problems because of the country’s “financial crunch”. She has, however, rejected some reports that the government has imposed a ban on the release of advertisements to two big media groups of the […]