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Daily Archives: February 9, 2020

Law minister, lawyer’s leader oppose NA resolution on public hanging

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Law Minister Farogh Nase­­em on Saturday opposed the resolution adopted in the National Assembly suggesting exemplary punishment of public hanging for people convicted of sexually abusing and killing children. “Public hanging does not only violate a Supreme Cou­rt verdict but is also against Islamic injunctions,” he said in a statement. Talking to Dawn, the law […]

Advertising recall survey to be conducted during PSL 2020

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Pulse Consultant, a discerning market research firm of Pakistan, has announced its plan to conduct an ad recall survey during HBL Pakistan Super League 2020. The study will collect information from 10 cities across the country comprising 52 percent of national urban population and 85 per cent of Television Audience Measurement. Pakistan Super League (PSL), […]

Pak blogger in exile attacked outside his Holland home

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PARIS: Reporters Sans Borders (RSF) calls on the Dutch authorities to protect a Pakistani blogger who was attacked and threatened outside the Rotterdam home where he lives with his family in self-imposed exile, says a press release issued here. The attack on the blogger, Ahmad Waqass Goraya, was carried out by two men on February […]

Burglary at journalist’s house: PFUJ concerned over police inaction

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed its concern and dismay over the Punjab police incompetence to hold an inquiry into the burglary incident that occurred at the residence of veteran journalist Imtiaz Alam and demanded of the government to hold a judicial inquiry to probe the incident. According to a press release […]

Minister vows to help resolve journalists’ issues on priority

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Sindh Minister for Information, Local Government, Housing Town Planning, Religious Affairs, and Forest & Wildlife Department Syed Nasir Hussain Shah has said that the issues and the problems being faced by the Journalists’ community were in the knowledge of the Sindh government and that all these problems were being resolved on priority basis. The Minister […]

APNS moot: Sindh government to devise mechanism for early payment of newspapers’ dues: Nasir

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Sindh Information Minister Syed Nasir Hussain Shah appreciating the positive role of newspapers assured that provincial government would take necessary steps for the promotion and development of media industry. Sindh government would also ensure the payment of arrears on account of its advertisements and their fair distribution to newspapers, he assured. Speaking at a conference […]