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پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) طالبان کے ہاتھوں اغوا ہونے بعد ایک فضائی حملے میں بچھڑ جانے والے مرحوم صحافی عبدالعزیز شاہین کو یاد کر رہی ہے۔

29 اگست، 2008 کو، مقامی اخبارات آزادیؔ اور خبرکارؔ کے لیے کام کرنے والے ایک صحافی، عبدالعزیز شاہین، خیبر پختونخوا کی وادی سوات میں طالبان کے ایک ٹھکانے پر جیٹ فائٹرز کے ایک حملے میں، جہاں وہ طالبان کے پاس یرغمال تھے، مارے گئے تھے۔ 35 سالہ صحافی نے اپنے پیچھے ایک بیوہ، تین بیٹے اور […]

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) commemorates the life of the late journalist Abdul Aziz Shaheen, lost in an airstrike after being kidnapped by the Taliban

On August 29, 2008, a journalist working for local dailies Azadi and Khabarkar, Abdul Aziz Shaheen, was killed in an attack by jet fighters on a Taliban hideout, where he was being held by the Taliban, in the Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The 35 year old journalist left behind a wife, three sons and a daughter. […]

Regional Police Officer for action plan over negative use of social media

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MULTAN: Regional Police Officer (RPO) Syed Khurram Ali said the police officers should ensure access of common man to their offices to provide justice as per law. Addressing police officials here on Saturday, Khuram said an action plan should be devised to curb negative use of social media, and action should be taken against those […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority failed to justify TikTok ban: Islamabad High Court

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The Islamabad High Court on Saturday noted that the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) had failed to provide any justification for the ban on TikTok — a video sharing social networking service. In a four-page order, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah directed the PTA to seek the government’s policy on the matter from the prime minister […]


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The tussle between the authorities and the public over the issue of freedom of expression is as old as human civilization. The issue of freedom of access to information and its public distribution has usually been in tandem. Every society — and later, states — displays this clash in various forms and through different methods; […]

‘Independent digital news platforms are the future’

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Independent and responsible digital news platforms are the future of journalism. They can play an important role in promoting local news and readership even as they address increasing misinformation and monetary concerns. These views were expressed by senior journalists speaking at the Capstone Project launch ceremony of the Pakistan Entrepreneurial Journalism Program (PEJP), organized by […]

PEMRA extends licence of Allama Iqbal Open University’s radio

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The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has approved the extension of the license of Allama Iqbal Open University’s “Radio Broadcast Station” for the next five years from 2020 to 2025. According to AIOU, it is a purely non-commercial and educational FM radio channel. The University will continue its educational broadcasts on FM 91.6 at […]