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Pakistan- First female Sikh journalist from Peshawar nominated for UK award

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PESHAWAR: Manmeet Kaur, the first woman journalist from Sikh community from Peshawar, has been nominated for an award in UK. Manmeet Kaur said while talking to TNN that ‘The Sikh Group’ in UK has nominated her for an award for highlighting problems of Sikh community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. She said 100 people from around the […]

Webinar on role of media during COVID-19 crisis

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Islamabad : A webinar on ‘Press Freedom and Journalism During Crisis’ was held here in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Pakistan, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Embassy of Sweden in Pakistan and Media Matters for Democracy. It was attended by more than 50 participants from civil society, media professionals, academia, international […]

Journalist’s house attacked

UMERKOT: More than two dozen armed men attacked the house of journalist A.B. Arisar near Jewan Colony on Wednesday and subjected his family members to severe torture. The Dawn correspondent’s family members told reporters that 15 men armed with axes, sticks and hammers barged into the house after breaking open locks, subjected them to torture and dragged […]

Pemra suspends NEO TV’s licence for ‘illegal’ news broadcast

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regu­latory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday suspended the licence of NEO TV after the expiry of its show-cause notice period as the transmissions by the channel were found to be illegal. Pemra has said that due to the non-compliance of licence terms and conditions and the orders of the authority, Pemra […]

PM calls upon media to highlight Islamic values

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ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday called upon media to highlight Islamic values based on respect for humanity and compassion. In a meeting with Chairman Standing Committee on Information Broadcasting and Heritage Senator Faisal Javed Khan here on Wednesday, the Prime Minister said Islamic teachings were based on principles of helping out the […]