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Who is behind enforced disappearances, asks Islamabad High Court

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah asked on Friday who was responsible for enforced disappearances of people and wondered whether there was a “state operating within the state.” Justice Minallah’s questions came during the hearing related to the disappearance of journalist Muadassir Naro and five other people, where the deputy attorney-general appeared […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services requests (APNS) Prime Minister to review anti-media moves

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KARACHI – “The APNS expressed its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the Federal Government in the garb of austerity measures, have decided to discontinue  purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of  the Federal Government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. […]


Government grants Rs1m for journalists’ welfare

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Director Press Information, Sindh Information Department Muhammad Saleem Khan handed over a cheque for a grant of Rs 1 million from the Sindh government to President of Thatta Press Club Iqbal Jakhro and other officials. On the occasion, Saleem Khan said the “welfare of journalists was the top priority of the Sindh government, the provincial […]


Internet as human right

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ARTICLE 19 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights guarantees freedom of expression. It states that everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers. Technological advancements paved the […]


Need For Collective Efforts, Awareness through Media to Fight Drug Menace Stressed

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ISLAMABAD – Senior Joint Secretary Ministry of Narcotics Control Sabino Sikandar Jalal on Friday called for collective efforts and creating more awareness among the masses for curbing the menace of drugs from society. Addressing as chief guest a seminar titled “Control of drug abuse and narcotics smuggling” organized by Information Service Academy, Ministry of Information […]


‘Disappearance’ of a journalist

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Harassment, manhandling, even enforced disappearances of journalists continues unabated. In the latest incident Aaj News Assignments Editor Nafees Naeem was picked up by plainclothes men while buying groceries in a market near his home and bundled into a white Vigo. A senior police officer told his worried colleagues and family that Nafees was not detained […]


Pakistan towards the journey of digital revolution

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The digital transformation of economies across the globe is accelerating with ever-increasing pace. Disruptive technologies and emerging customer expectations are pushing the telecom industry for advanced solutions of high speed connectivity and access. A key aspect of Pakistan’s digital policy and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA’s) regulatory approach has been to ensure widespread broadband access across […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services (APNS) concerned over government’s decision to discontinue purchase

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KARACHI: The APNS expresses its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the federal government in the garb of austerity measures, has decided to discontinue purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of the federal government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. Sarmad […]


Journalist Ali Hamza dies

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and former president of Karachi Union of Journalists (Dastoor) Ali Hamza Khan passed away on Friday. He was 86. Famously known as “Biradar” in journalist and legal fraternity, Ali Hamza Khan remain associated with Jang newspaper for more than two decades as a special correspondent. He was considered as an institution for […]