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Request for Key Amendments in KP RTI Law Goes Missing

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Peshawar: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Information Commission is currently facing a backlog of 1,500 appeals, and the pendency is increasing with each passing day. The Commission has requested the KP government to make key amendments in the KP RTI law, but the file containing the proposed amendments has gone missing. The amendments are related to […]

Amid growing backlog, 1,500 cases pending with information commission

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief information commissioner Farah Hamid Khan on Wednesday said currently, around 1,500 cases against government departments over information delay or denial were pending with the KP Information Commission and the number was growing. Ms Khan told a ceremony held here to launch a study on “Comparative Analysis of Right to Information Laws […]

Media workers thrashed at PTI presser

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TOBA TEK SINGH: Faisalabad journalists and press photographers boycotted the press conference of former PTI minister Farrukh Habib at his office in Samanabad on Wednesday after party activists tortured some reporters and cameraman. Habib had invited the media to hail the ‘party victory’ in the Punjab and KP polls case after the apex court ordered […]

Rich tribute paid to slain tribal journalist

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MIRANSHAH: The people from all walks of life paid rich tribute to tribal journalist Malik Mumtaz Khan Shaheed on his 10th death anniversary here. He was martyred on February 27, 2013 in Miranshah in North Waziristan. On that fateful day, Malik Mumtaz left his office and went to a nearby village along with a friend […]

Muhammad Ziauddin: Career in journalism & Pakistani media

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In this age of ‘fake’ news, unverified reporting and slippery ethics, it is worth examining the career of Muhammad Ziauddin, one of Pakistan’s most respected names in journalism. While working for nearly sixty years at almost all the major newspapers of the country — The Muslim, The News, DAWN, The Express Tribune —Ziauddin sahib has […]

Pakistan urged to free journalist held illegally after being deported from Malaysia

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Reporters without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Syed Fawad Ali Shah, a Pakistani journalist also known as Fawad Shah, who was deported from Malaysia last August despite having refugee status there, and who is now being held in a prison in Peshawar, in northern Pakistan, on unsubstantiated charges. Shah disappeared […]

Documents sought in petition to lift media ban on Altaf

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The Sindh High Court on Wednesday granted time to a petitioner to file some documents in a petition seeking removal of a ban on media coverage of Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain. Citing the secretaries of ministries of interior, law and information and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) as respondents, Petitioner Aftabuddin Baqai […]