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Daily Archives: March 18, 2020

Awareness session held at KPC on coronavirus

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Kandhkot – A session was held here at the premises of Kandhkot Press Club (KPC) on Tuesday to raise awareness about the rapidly spreading of coronavirus. The session was conducted by Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) in collaboration with KPC and Hira School. A large number of journalists and doctors, including Dr Waqar ul Islam, PIMA president, […]

APNS AGC meeting on March 31

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The Annual General Council (AGC) Meeting of the APNS will be held on March 31, 2020 at Karachi. Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society has announced that the Executive Committee at its emergency meeting held on March 17, 2020 at Karachi chaired by its President, Hameed Haroon has decided to hold […]

IIRMR condemns arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

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LAHORE: Institute of International Relations and Media Research (IIRMR) has underscored the need of unity and solidarity in the rank and file of all stakeholders of media in Pakistan. “Only strong walls of unity between owners and media practitioners can defeat internal and external forces hell bent to undermine rights of freedom of expression and […]

Dr Baig shows concerns over arrest of Mir Shakil

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KARACHI: Former SVP FPCCI, Dr Mirza Ikhtiar Baig has expressed serious concerns over the arrest of editor-in-chief of Jang/GEO group, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in a 34-year-old property case.Dr Baig said he had grave concerns over implications of the arrest on the freedom of expression. He said the country was going through catastrophic situation due to Coronavirus, […]

Journalists continue protest against arrest of Jang-Geo head

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LAHORE/RAWALPINDI: The Jang/Geo Media Group workers and other journalists on Tuesday continued protests against arrest of the Group’s Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a fake case and demanded his immediate release. They expressed strong concern over shifting of Geo News to last numbers on cable network and shutting down its […]

PBA complains to govt on Rs1 bn unfair tax relief to ARY

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has written a letter to the government hinting at possible favoritism to the ARY in Rs1 billion fraud case that the government had caught in 2013. The illegal exemption certificate on airtime/content claimed by the FBR worth multimillion rupees has opened up a new Pandora’s box prompting the PBA […]

Sindh political, HR organisations demand MSR’s release

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SUKKUR: The members of political and nationalist parties and human rights organisations from Sukkur, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Larkana, Naushahro Feroze, Ghotki, Mirpurkhas, Umarkot and other districts demanded immediate release of Jang-Geo group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman. PPP leader Engineer Khan Muhammad Phulpoto said the arrest of the Editor-in-Chief of Jang-Geo Group was politically motivated and symbolises victimisation. […]

Jang/Geo head would stand vindicated: Shujaat

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LAHORE: Former prime minister and PML-Q leader Ch Shujaat Hussain said Tuesday he had studied the NAB case of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief. Talking to Hamid Mir, the host of Geo News programme Capital Talk, Shujaat said he was confident that Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman will come out vindicated. The News International