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Daily Archives: September 29, 2021

Pakistan Press Foundation commemorates the ninth death anniversary of slain journalist Abdul Haq Baloch

Nine years ago on September 29, 2012, Abdul Haq Baloch 37, correspondent for ARY News and Secretary General of Khuzdar Press Club, was murdered on his way back to home from Khuzdar Press Club after attending a meeting. Four masked men on motorcycles opened fire on his car, approximately 100 yards away from the press […]

Govt tightens noose on social media

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ISLAMABAD: In yet another bid to tighten the noose around social media, the federal cabinet has approved rules under which such platforms would have to work in accordance with the regulations of the government. The government has decided to share these rules with international social media platforms. To properly bring the social media websites under […]

Newly-elected Punjab Union of Journalists office-bearers take oath

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LAHORE: The swearing-in ceremony of the Punjab Union of Journalists (PUJ) was held at Lahore Press Club Tuesday which was presided over by PFUJ Secretary General Nasir Zaidi while President Lahore Press Club Arshad Ansari was the chief guest. Nasir Zaidi took an oath from the elected leadership of the PUJ. PUJ President Qamar Zaman […]

Commission for protection of journalists

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has nominated Kazi Asad Abid, Chief Editor, Ibrat Group of Publications as APNS representative on the Commission for the protection of journalists and media professionals. The Sindh Assembly has recently passed the Sindh Protection of Journalists and Media Practitioners Act 2021 which provides establishment of a Commission to […]

Wajid Shamsul Hasan passes away

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LONDON: Pakistan’s former High Commissioner in Britain and veteran journalist Wajid Shamsul Hasan passed away in London on Tuesday, according to the party’s senior leader Senator Sherry Rehman. In a tweet, Sherry Rehman posted a condolence message for the deceased praising him for his lifetime devotion to democracy, human rights, free press and the PPP. […]

Access to information termed touchstone for all human rights

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ISLAMABAD: The speakers belonging to various shades of society have reminded on the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) that access to information is considered as the touchstone for all human rights including freedom of expression and media freedom. Its special relevance to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is also significant, in which it […]

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt’s ‘Right to Information’ act is a milestone

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Special Assistant to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Information, Kamran Bangash has said that the ‘Right to Information’ act of the provincial government is a milestone of providing basic human rights to the public. This was stated by him in statement issued in connection with the International Day for Universal Access to Information observed […]

National ideology ‘being threatened’

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Monday stated before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that certain Youtubers and journalists were targeting the country’s ‘most sacred institutions’ – the judiciary, armed forces and democratic institutions – with the aim to ignite chaos and anarchy in society through racial hatred. “They also do not spare women […]

China, Pakistan media pledge to counter false propaganda

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The Chinese and Pakistani Media Tuesday pledged together to counter propaganda through enhanced communications and building stronger linkages by creating the “China-Pakistan Media Corridor”. This was discussed during the First China-Pakistan Media Forum held with the thematic objective of “strengthening China Pakistan relations through informed dialogue”. The forum was organised by the Institute of Peace […]