Ten years ago, on September 14, 2010, Hangu Union of Journalist (HUJ) president and a senior journalist, Misri Khan Orakzai, was shot dead by three unidentified men in front of the press club in the town Hangu in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Orakzai had been working as a journalist for about three decades. He was […]
Daily Archives: September 14, 2020
Peshawar – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Labour and Culture Shaukat Yousafzai on Saturday said that terrorism had affected both journalism and politics. Addressing the closing ceremony of a workshop on local government system for women journalists here, he said the media must criticize the government but not be a party. He said it was not […]
Police on Saturday dropped two charges against journalist Bilal Farooqi, who was detained the previous evening over his social media posts that were allegedly critical of the military and promoted sectarian hatred. The investigating officer submitted a preliminary investigation report to the District South judicial magistrate-VI, saying that the offences under the Pakistan Penal Code’s […]
PEMRA teams take action against cable operators involved in airing illegal channels in Gujranwala Division.
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Regional Office Gujranwala teams raided offices of cable networks operating in different cities of Gujranwala division and took action against cable operators showing illegal channels. Led by Muhammad Tanveer, Deputy General Manager, the team sealed five illegal cable headends in Mandi Bahauddin and Kamunki and confiscated equipment […]