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PM grieved over death of journalist Haqqi

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 9 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday expressed his deep grief and sadness over the death of Anwaar Husain Haqqi, a journalist from Mianwali. The prime minister paid tribute to the steadfastness of the late journalist during his long association with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. On his twitter account, the prime minister posted, “Deeply saddened to […]


A rowdy public debate

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BACK in 2005, private news channels were still a new phenomenon in Pakistan and there were just a handful of them. Hence, the channels were experimenting with show formats and topics; and one such experiment on Geo had Hina Bayat, who now acts in dramas, hosting a show on ‘social’ issues. One evening, in 2005, […]


35 booked for trying to disrupt Aurat Azadi March

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ISLAMABAD: A case has been registered against the participants of a gathering who tried to disrupt the Aurat Azadi March in the capital on Sunday, police said. The Kohsar police registered the case in response to a complaint lodged by City Magistrate Ghulam Murtaza Chandio against 35 people under different sections of Pakistan Penal Code […]


Women journalists important pillar of Pakistan’s media: Firdous

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Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Monday that women journalists were an “important pillar” of Pakistan’s media who needed to step ahead and play an active part for the betterment of the country. “Women journalists have played a key role in transforming challenges into opportunities. […]


PU Web TV launched

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LAHORE: Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad on Monday inaugurated test transmission of Punjab University Web television. In this regards, a ceremony was organised at Hameed Nizami Hall of the PU Institute of Communication Studies (ICS). Renowned senior teacher of journalism Prof Dr Mehdi Hassan, Director ICS Prof Dr Noshina Saleem, senior journalists, […]


PFUJ for impartial ad policy of federal, provincial govts

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded impartial and balanced advertisement policy of the federal and all the provincial governments to ensure freedom of the press and media, says a press release. In a joint statement on Monday, President PFUJ Shehzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi said that policy adopted by […]


Aurat March attacked with bricks, sticks in Islamabad

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Several people were injured after the Aurat March in Islamabad came under attack by religious men –one of whom was disguised as a woman in a burqa — on Sunday as the march was drawing to a close in front of Islamabad Press Club. The men initially began with throwing stones at the marchers, but […]