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Aziz Jan, Saylani Trusts join hands to launch ‘free mass IT courses’

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PESHAWAR: Aziz Jan Trust and Saylani Welfare Trust have united their efforts to introduce the Saylani Mass IT (SMIT) courses in Peshawar, Pakistan. This joint endeavour aims to equip the local youth with essential IT skills, opening new avenues for personal and professional growth. The inaugural SMIT course examination drew a remarkable participation of 3,000 […]


Law ministry rejects ‘social media attack’ on IHC

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The Federal Ministry of Law and Justice on Sunday spoke out against the “social media attack” that it said the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has been the target of, terming it “utterly reprehensible”. The social media attack by a Political Party on Chief Justice Islamabad High Court is utterly reprehensible. Political parties should refrain from […]


Peshawar: Newspapers have been closed for 30 years, ‘Who will give us jobs now?’

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“I have not received my salary for the last 3 months. I was hoping that we would get something this month, but I did not know that if we get the salary, the doors of earning halal sustenance for our children will be closed.” 30-year-old Mohammad Kaleem has been working as a journalist in Peshawar […]


What threats do journalists face in the tribal areas of Balochistan?

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influential personalities and regional representatives impersonate journalists by creating a social media wing to hide their failures. Elected representatives from the region employ their social media team to troll journalists who speak or write about their corruption. At present, however, journalists across the country are facing a difficult situation. Attempts to suppress the freedom of […]


Inquiry into ‘negligence leading to journalist Mahar’s death’ begins

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HYDERABAD: Health Services Sindh Director General Dr Irshad Memon formed on Saturday an inquiry committee to look into the circumstances that had led to the August 13 death of senior journalist, Jan Mohammad Mahar, after “alleged deficiencies in provision of medical care to him in the wake of firearm related injuries”. The team comprising Dr […]


Free Wi-Fi service project inaugurated in Rohri

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SUKKUR – District Council Sukkur has launched a free Wi-Fi service in Rohri. The free Wi-Fi pilot project was inaugurated by the Chairman of District Council Sukkur, Syed Kumail Haider Shah here on Saturday. Speaking the occasion, he said that the internet service will help the students of Sindh, particularly in terms of providing them […]


Inquiry into ‘negligence leading to journalist Mahar’s death’ begins

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HYDERABAD: Health Services Sindh Director General Dr Irshad Memon formed on Saturday an inquiry committee to look into the circumstances that had led to the August 13 death of senior journalist, Jan Mohammad Mahar, after “alleged deficiencies in provision of medical care to him in the wake of firearm related injuries”. The team comprising Dr […]


First Lady urges media to promote positivity in society

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ISLAMABAD: First Lady Samina Alvi on Saturday called upon the media to broadcast programs which promote positivity in the society. In an interview with Radio Pakistan, she stressed the importance of spotlighting positive developments instead of dwelling on negative aspects. The First Lady emphasized the significance of featuring success stories of differently-abled individuals and those […]


Jarranwala tragedy, harmony and media

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AFTER the occurrence of Jarranwala tragedy and in view of the country’s current situation, media needs to play an important and pivotal role in preserving social and cultural harmony in the society. On media especially the social media state sensitive and blasphemous posts and comments are being effectively posted. Such materials instantly infuse all over […]


Journalists demand arrest of Mahar’s murderers

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KARACHI: Journalists from all over Sindh gathered outside the Karachi Press Club (KPC) on Saturday to protest the murder of KTN Sukkur bureau chief Jan Mohammad Mahar and to question as to why his murderers were still at large. The protesting journalists demanded that the slain journalist’s killers were arrested and brought to justice as […]