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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) alarmed by reports of internet shutdown in Gwadar; welcome reports of restoration

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) is alarmed by reports of an internet shutdown in the port city of Gwadar in the Balochistan province amidst clashes between protestors and police. We welcome reports that the internet services have been restored and urge the government to ensure that internet and communication access remains unaffected. As per Dawn, activists […]

Journalists, showbiz fraternity pay tribute to Imran Aslam

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KARACHI: A befitting tribute was paid to the late president of Geo and Jang Group Imran Aslam on Wednesday, January 4, which also happens to be his birthday, at the Arts Council of Pakistan with a large number of veteran journalists and artistes gracing the occasion. Imran, who was also known as Tipu among his […]

Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in Arshad Sharif murder case submits report to Supreme Court (SC)

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ISLAMABAD: The special Joint Investigation Team (JIT) on Wednesday submitted its report to the Supreme Court (SC) in the murder case of renowned TV anchor Arshad Sharif. It stated that the team will visit Kenya on January 15 to collect evidence. It will also get the original postmortem report of Arshad Sharif and the same […]

Arshad Sharif case

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ONE hopes that powerful quarters in Pakistan and abroad will not attempt to stonewall efforts to uncover the truth behind the brutal murder of journalist Arshad Sharif in Kenya last year. On Wednesday, the Islamabad Police provided an interim report to the Supreme Court, stating that a special joint investigation team, would leave for Kenya […]

Minister greets cabinet-elect of Peshawar Press Club

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Minister Local Government congratulates cabinet-elect of PPC KP Minister for Local Government, Elections and Rural Development, Sardar Faisal Amin Gandapur has heartly congratulated the newly elected office bearers of Peshawar Press Club. In a message of felicitation to the newly elected President Arshad Aziz Malik, he expressed hope that the PPC new cabinet would not […]

Malaysia asked to explain Pakistani journalist’s deportation

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KARACHI: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called upon Malaysian authorities to explain how a Pakistani journalist who had been living as a refugee in Malaysia for years — after allegedly being kidnapped and tortured by an intelligence agency — came to be deported back to Pakistan. RSF also called on the Pakistani government to immediately […]

Foreign companies are welcome to invest in country’s fast-growing Information Technology (IT) sector: President

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President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said that Digital Transformation was at the heart of country’s vision to create a conducive environment for technology development and growth. The president, talking to a delegation of DigitalOcean, led by its CEO Yancy Spruill, who called on him, said the conducive environment would include inviting and facilitating foreign […]

The social media syndrome

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Mode of connectivity to reach out to the larger audience; be seen and be heard. Where every “nobody” is “somebody” and “anybody” can be “nobody”: Such is the life on social media. A place where people hide behind their fake identities while sometimes they are too real for the world. This magical world has brought […]