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Daily Archives: March 23, 2020

Journalist killed, another injured in road accident

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KARACHI: A senior journalist working with Urdu daily Dunya was killed and his colleague injured in a hit-and-run accident in Korangi, from where they were going to their office on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. The Edhi Foundation spokesperson said that the two senior subeditors were travelling on a motorbike when they were hit by […]

APNS hails exemption of hawkers, media workers from lockdown

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has thanked the Sindh government for exempting newspaper hawkers and media workers from the lockdown it has announced in the province for 15 days to stop the spread of novel coronavirus. In a statement, APNS president Hameed Haroon and secretary general Sarmad Ali appreciated the Sindh government’s decision […]

Message from Editor-in-Chief

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I have learnt that a protest is being organised across the country on the 24th to protest against my illegal detention by NAB. I am requesting all journalists, human rights activists, legal fraternity, professional associations to look after yourselves and follow the directives of healthcare professionals regarding your and the public’s safety. I would like […]

Protests continue across country for release of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman

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LAHORE: Protest demonstrations continued across all major cities of the country on Sunday for the release of Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman from illegal detention of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). Employees of Jang/Geo, political and religious leaders and workers and civil society members participated in the demonstrations and demanded immediate release of the Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief. […]

CPNE urges Sindh govt to exempt journalists, media workers from lockdown restrictions

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has urged the Sindh government to exempt journalists and media workers from the travel restrictions as the provincial authorities have imposed a complete lockdown in the province and termed it ‘only way’ to stem rising coronavirus cases. Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced on Sunday a […]