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Monthly Archives: July 2022

All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) Federal Committee slams campaign against PIO

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ISLAMABAD, JUL 31 /DNA/ – The Federal Committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) while expressing reservations about the distribution of government ads, observed that the APNS member publications were constantly being ignored. The committee further remarked that the way non APNS publications were being accommodated rather on a regular basis, was indeed a […]


Jibran Nasir barred from entering Karachi Press Club (KPC) over ‘coercive behaviour’

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The Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Sunday placed a ban on Advocate Jibran Nasir from entering the club for continuously pressurising journalists for favourable coverage of certain developments. In a statement, the KPC executive body – including President Fazil Jamili and Secretary Rizwan Bhatti – said that the practice of coercing journalists wasn’t befitting for […]


Sharjeel felicitates new office-bearers of APP Union

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Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Saturday greeted the newly elected office bearers of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Union’s CBA. He felicitated President CBA Union Salahuddin Abbasi, General Secretary Abdul Sattar Qureshi, Vice President Shahid Sheikh, Joint Secretary Sahib Khan, Treasurer Faheem Ahmed, and Information Secretary Nisar Sheikh. The information minister also […]


For instant updates, Karachiites rely more on WhatsApp, Facebook groups

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KARACHI: Whenever there is a problem, any disturbance or crisis in the city, the citizens have come to rely on other citizens for instant reliable news, which they receive through Facebook groups or WhatsApp broadcast lists. These groups and lists are being run by some very responsible and dependable persons who have their finger on […]


National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) launches complaint cell for women journalists

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ISLAMABAD: The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) on Friday launched a complaint cell for women journalists. The cell has been established at the NCHR in collaboration with the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) and the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ). The launch took place following a consultative meeting held with Pakistani women journalists from […]


Saeed Ghani Felicitate Newly Elected Body of APP Employees Union Sindh

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KARACHI – Sindh Minister of Labor and Human Resource, Saeed Ghani, on Friday, felicitated newly elected body of APP Employees Union (CBA) Sindh.  Saeed Ghani in a message issued here congratulated the newly elected President Salahuddin Abbasi, General Secretary Abdul Sattar Qureshi, Vice President Shahid Sheikh, Joint Secretary Dr Sahib Oad, Treasurer Faheem Ahmed and […]


Twitter account of Imran Riaz Khan hacked

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The senior member of Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf Chaudhry Fawad Ahamd informed the Twitter account of Senior Journalist Imran Khan Riaz got hacked on Friday (today). “Imran Riaz Khan has called to inform that his Twitter Account is hacked,” Fawad Chaudhary tweeted. Khan, a host of a YouTube channel with more than 3 million subscribers and an […]


Telecom infrastructure ‘restored’

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited and Ufone on Friday claimed to have restored their network disrupted by heavy rains and flooding in parts of Balochistan and Sindh. “The torrential rains also caused a major damage to road and bridge infrastructure in the region, further intensifying the challenge of timely restoration of the network. However, […]


Pemra told to broadcast water conservation awareness messages

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RAWALPINDI: The Lahore High Court (LHC) Rawalpindi bench directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to broadcast water conservation awareness campaigns on national media and also instructed the Rawalpindi administration to establish a dedicated YouTube channel and disseminate relevant content for this purpose through social media platforms. LHC Justice Sohail Nasir, deciding the petition […]


Policy on lawyers’ use of social media

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LAHORE: Proficient Lawyers Society (PLS) has written letters to the Pakistan Bar Council, Punjab Bar Council and all relevant legal forums for the enactment of code of conduct/ policy for lawyer community regarding use of social media tools in lawyers’ uniform with name and designation. Lawyers’ use of social media tools such as TikTok, Snack […]


Cop scares journalists off with pistol as Dua Zahra enters Karachi court

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During the appearance of Dua Zahra in court on Wednesday, a police officer attempted to scare off journalists and threatened them with a pistol, Geo News reported Dua Zahra was presented before judicial magistrate in the city court by police officers. Footage shows that while Dua was being taken inside court, the police misbehaved with […]


Saif says law on anvil for journalists’ safety

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PESHAWAR: Special Assistant to Chief Minister on Information Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif on Wednesday said they were working to pass the proposed Journalist Protection Bill from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly to ensure the safety of journalists. He was talking to a delegation of Pakistan Journalists Safety Coalition Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter. Freedom Network Chief Executive Iqbal Khattak […]


Social media activist escapes acid attack

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PESHAWAR: A female social media influencer escaped unhurt when an unknown attacker tried to throw acid on her in Gulbahar area of the city on Tuesday night, the police said. Zakia Khan, a TV newscaster-turned-social media influencer, in a video posted to her social media accounts said that a man arrived at her flat in […]


Senior Journalist Salahuddin Abbasi Elected As President APP Employees Union Sindh

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KARACHI -In election of APP employees (CBA) Union Sindh on Wednesday senior journalist Salahuddin Abbasi was elected as president.  The members of Associated Press of Pakistan Employees Union Sindh cast their vote in election 2022-23 at Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur and Larkana simultaneously. Former Secretary General PFUJ Amin Yousuf as chairman of the election committee conducted […]


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