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PBA elects new office-bearers

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KARACHI: Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) held its Annual General Meeting on October 31, 2020 at Karachi on Saturday.   Majority of members from TV & Radio category were present in the meeting. Three TV members viz. City 42 (Mohsin Raza Naqvi), Mehran TV (Ghulam Nabi Morai) and Neo TV (Ch Abdul Rehman) were unanimously elected […]


Progressive Panel sweeps KUJ polls

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KARACHI: Progressive Panel on Saturday swept the 2020-21 elections of Karachi Union of Journalists (Barna Group).   Nizamuddin Siddiqui from Dawn was elected as KUJ president, while Faheem Siddiqui from Geo TV was already elected unopposed as general secretary.   According to the results announced by Chairman of the Election Committee Ibne Hassan, Aijaz Shaikh […]


One third of journalists facing legal cases at risk of being charged under ATA: report

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ISLAMABAD: One third of the journalists facing legal cases filed mainly by the Pakistani state are at risk of being charged under the Anti-Terrorism Law, a research study has found.   Print media practitioners are twice as likely to be the target of legal action that television media practitioners, and Sindh is the most dangerous […]


APNS, PBA ask govt to look into prolonged detention of Jang owner

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) and the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) in their separate statements have asked the government and various state institutions to look into the prolonged imprisonment of editor-in-chief of Jang Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and dispel the impression that the objective behind his arrest and prosecution is not accountability but to […]


Former Dawn editor Saleem Asmi passes away

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KARACHI: Syed Fazle Saleem Asmi, better known as Saleem Asmi, veteran journalist and former editor of Dawn, passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning after a long illness. He was 85.   He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. Fam­ily members and frie­nds said that the schedule of Mr […]