August 15, 2023 | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)
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ECP code bars media from entry, exit polls

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ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has placed a complete ban on exit and entrance polls including those on official digital media accounts of print and electronic media outlets as well as social media influencers. In a code of conduct for the upcoming general polls shrouded by mystery, the ECP has also barred any […]


Journalist shot dead

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SUKKUR: Unidentified armed men gunned down a journalist at Queens road of Sukkur and escaped from the scene, police said on Monday. According to media reports, journalist Jan Muhammad Mehr was on his way to home from office when unknown persons attacked him leaving him critically injured. He was rushed to a private hospital where […]


Several journalists among those granted civil awards in 2023

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President of Pakistan Dr Arif Alvi conferred Pakistan Civil Awards on 397 individuals including those from the media fraternity as well as foreign nationals on the occasion of Independence Day, August 14, 2023. The investiture ceremony for these awards will take place on March 23, 2024, Pakistan Day. As many as 299 martyrs of Covid-19 […]


Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Right to Information Act faces decline in effectiveness, raising concerns over government accountability

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The effectiveness of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Right to Information Act is dwindling as time goes on. In 2013 the assembly passed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Act of 2013. Its purpose was to hold all government institutions in the province accountable to the public and allow citizens to access information under Article 19A of […]