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Ministry ‘denies’ funds to special Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Arshad’s killing

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ISLAMABAD: The investigation into the murder of journalist Arshad Sharif has apparently hit a snag after the interior ministry and Kenyan Embassy turned down the investigators’ requests for facilitation. The special joint investigation team (SJIT) requested the interior ministry to release funds for its visit to Dubai and Kenya — the destinations Mr Sharif traveled […]

Amnesty International calls for restoration of internet in Gwadar

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Amnesty International South Asia on Tuesday decried the reported internet shutdown in the port city of Gwadar which came after an emergency law was reportedly imposed as protests arose over illegal fishing. “Such disruptions are neither necessary nor proportionate, and inhibits the ability of the people of Gwadar to communicate, access information, seek safety and […]

Pakistan Information Center (PIC) Organize Training on Business & Economics Reporting

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Karachi: A two-day training workshop on Business & Economics reporting was held at a Karachi Press Club under the Pakistan Information Center (PIC), a project by the Press Information Department (PID) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. During the two-day workshop, journalists from various newspapers, TV channels and websites of the Sindh Province were […]

A dangerous job

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The courts in Islamabad frequently welcome a four-year-old petitioner who appears in front of judges in search of his missing father, journalist Mudassar Naru who has been missing since 2018. Given such stark optics, it is hardly surprising to learn that Pakistan is one of the most unsafe places for journalists. According to a recent […]

Renowned journalist Mishal Bukhari passes away aged 38

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Renowned Pakistani anchor Mishal Bukhari on Tuesday, passed away at 38 due to cancer. Taking to Twitter, Journalist Rai Shah Nawaz informed that, it was heart-wrenching news that Mishal Bukhari passed away. It is pertinent to mention that Mishal Bukhari was among the senior and veteran journalists of Pakistan, and she was an exceptional news […]