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Journalists vow to resist demolition of BPC building

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Badin: Union of Journalists, Hyderabad, Awan-e-Sahafat Badin & other journalistic organisations of Sindh have termed the notice from District Council Badin chairman for the evacuation & demolishing of the historical building of Badin Press Club as illegal and vowed to struggle for its protection. According to details, taking immediate notice of the letter written by […]


‘Police Media Sath Sath’ launched

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PESHAWAR: ‘Police Media Sath Sath’, an initiative focused on improvement of relations between police and media launched here with its first webinar at Peshawar. Representatives from police, media, and academia participated in the webinar that was first from the series of 12 discussions also planned in Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore, according to a statement issued, […]


PFUJ asks govt for relief package

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) has expressed serious concern over the growing media crisis which it believes is the result of ill-designed and ill-conceived media policy of the government. “The crises in media industry is rapidly increasing resulting in forced retrenchments, closure of the media outlets, decline in circulation because of the […]


Sharmila Farooqui for restoring media workers’ jobs

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KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Women Wing leader and MPA Sharmila Farooqui on Sunday demanded of the federal government to ensure immediate restoration of pre-PM Imran status of media and help restore media workers who have lost their jobs in the present government era. PTI government had brought the worst economic crisis in the country […]


Hamid Mir serves legal notice on Punjab information minister

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ISLAMABAD—Hamid Mir, senior journalist and host of current affairs show Capital Talk on Geo News has served a legal notice on Punjab Information Minister Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chauhan for terming Prof. Waris Mir, Mir’s father, a traitor. ISLAMABAD—Hamid Mir, senior journalist and host of current affairs show Capital Talk on Geo News has served a legal notice […]


DPO For Journalists’ Support To Eliminate Crimes

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TANK: District Police Officer (DPO) Muhammad Arif Khan Saturday said that all available resources would be utilized for the safety of people in the district. He said this while talking to a delegation of Journalists led by Tank Press Club President Syed Shah Kundi and comprised Tank Press Club General Secretary Kifayat Paracha and other […]


NCOC reviews media campaigns to ensure strict SOPs compliance

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ISLAMABAD: National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Friday took a detailed review of media campaigns launched by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB), Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and provincial authorities to ensure strict compliance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and overall status of healthcare equipment and the Epi curve chart. Additionally, the forum was […]


President urges media to promote nation building, societal values

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ISLAMABAD – President Arif Alvi on Thursday urged the media to play its role in promoting nation building and societal norms and values. He was talking to Information Minister Shibli Faraz and Special Assistant on Information & Broadcasting Asim Saleem Bajwa, who called on him in Islamabad. The President said the media has greater contribution in […]


RIUJ to hold sit-in on Eid day

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ISLAMABAD: The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) has announced it would hold a sit-in in front of the Prime Minister’s House on Eid day in protest against non-payment of salaries in various media houses and abolition of 25 per cent quota for regional newspapers. A 20-member Joint Action Committee headed by RIUJ President Amir Sajjad […]


Govt committed to resolving media industry’s problems, Faraz assures CPNE

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Shibli Faraz on Monday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government firmly believed in the fundamental right of freedom of expression and was committed to resolving the issues faced by the journalists and media workers. Speaking during a meeting with office-bearers of the Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors […]


Payment of dues, APNS concerned at govt’s indifference

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KARACHI: The APNS expresses its dismay on federal government’s consistent indifference to payment of media dues before Eid despite clear instructions by the Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan. Hameed Haroon, Present and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of All Pakistan Newspapers Society in a statement have stated that the Committee on Media Issues headed by Senator […]


Clear newspapers’ dues within 20 days, SHC tells Sindh govt

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KARACHI: Expressing its displeasure over non-payment to media, Sindh High Court has ordered the government of Sindh to pay outstanding dues to CPNE member’s newspapers within 20 days. This order was passed on Wednesday by a division bench comprising of Justice Muhammad Ali Mazher and Justice Agha Faisal during hearing a contempt of court application […]


Govt begins clearing media organisations’ dues

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ISLAMABAD: In the light of the directives of Prime Minister Office for clearing outstanding payments of media organisations, the Press Information Department (PID) has taken up the issue with all the federal ministries/departments/organisations and expedited the payment process. In this connection, the first tranche of payment worth Rs63 million was distributed by Shahera Shahid, Principal […]


Planning minister vows relief package for newspaper sellers

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar has assured newspaper sellers that the government will play its role for pulling them out of the financial crisis in this critical time. The minister said this while talking to a delegation of the All Pakistan Akhbar Farosh Federation headed by its secretary general […]