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Delegation of Newly Elected Body of Karachi Press Club Meets Governor Sindh

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KARACHI: A delegation of newly elected officials and senior members of Karachi Press Club (KPC) met with Sindh Governor Imran Ismail here at the Governor’s House on Friday. The delegation was led by President of the Club Imtiaz Khan, said a statement. Other members included Vice President Saeed Sarbazi, Secretary Arman Saber, Joint Secretary Saqib […]


Info Minister Congrats Office Bearers Of Upper Dir Press Club

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PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai Saturday congratulated new office bearers of Press Club Upper Dir and Union of Journalists. In a felicitation message issued here, the minister expressed the hope that newly elected cabinet would utilize all its energies and capabilities for welfare of their fellow colleagues. He said the provincial government […]


Woman booked after her dog attacks anchor

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A female anchor has filed an FIR at the Darakhshan police station in Karachi against a woman whose dog attacked her in the upmarket Defence neighbourhood. Police said they have registered the FIR on the complaint of anchorwoman Qandeel Nasra. The complaint states that Qandeel lives in a residential apartment building in Defence Phase-V on […]


‘Role of press is to challenge people in power’

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KARACHI: The role of the press is to challenge the people in government and power. The security situation has improved in Pakistan, which is why we encourage tourists to come here, though there are areas of reservation. We have expressed our concern to the Indian government regarding the human and constitutional rights situation in Kashmir. […]


PSL 2020: Quetta Gladiators announce Jang Group as media partner

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KARACHI: Pakistan Super League (PSL) team Quetta Gladiators today announced the Jang Group as their media partner for the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020. Franchise owner Nadeem Umer and Jang Media Group’s Sarmad Ali signed a contract to officiate the agreement. PSL 2020 is set to kick off from February 20 in Pakistan, with 34 […]


Media growth: the pros and cons

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Be it electronic media, print media, digital media or any other medium for circulating information and making up opinions, it has effectual influence on individuals and society as a whole. Like everything, the forms of media too have pros and cons. However, media and its different forms not only highlight the developments being taken place […]


‘Honehar Pakistan Quiz Competition’: Jang Group holds quiz contest for schoolchildren

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Islamabad: The ‘Jang’ Media Group organised the ‘Honehar Pakistan Quiz Competition’ for schoolchildren at the Pakistan Academy of Letters here on Thursday. There were a series of tough quiz rounds for participants about Pakistan, the movement for its creation, literature, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, eminent Pakistani nationals, science, history, geography, entertainment, sports, and social media. The […]


Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) Investigative Reporting Fellowships For Pakistani Journalists

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Call for Applications   Last date for receiving applications:   Sunday January 5, 2020   Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) invites applications for the 7th batch of PPF Investigative Reporting Fellowships.   The fellowships facilitate Pakistani journalists to produce investigative report that meet the professional, ethical and legal standards. PPF will provide support to journalists, to professionally […]


پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے پاکستانی صحافیوں کے لیے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

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آخری تاریخ 5 جنوری، 2020 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ  کے ساتویں بیچ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس میں صلاحیت سازی کے لیے ورکشاپس  کے انعقاد کے علاوہ ادارتی اور تکنیکی معاونت بھی فراہم کی جائے گی۔ منتخب امیدواروں کو سینئر صحافی کے ساتھ […]


It’s Sairbeen’s final goodbye after 51 years

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BBC Urdu’s flagship radio programme about current affairs Sairbeen will fall silent on Dec 31 this year and will not see the New Year after having been on air for 51 years. BBC Urdu Service head Mehvish Hussain has attributed the decision to falling short wave and medium wave audiences and the “migration” of younger […]


Controlling the pen: 50 journalists booked in ‘fake cases’ of kidnapping, extortion

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KARACHI: What happens if you expose the white collar crimes of influential people? If you’re a journalist in rural Sindh, you might end up being charged with kidnapping for ransom or extortion under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA). Over 30 FIRs have been registered against 50 journalists in different districts of the province, including Nawabshah, Naushero Feroze, […]


Students showcase talent at ZCOMS Media Awards 2019

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Ziauddin College of Media Sciences (ZCOMS) on Friday hosted “ZCOMS Media Awards 2019”at Ziauddin University with the objective of providing an opportunity for young and ambitious students of different institutions to showcase their creativity in media and fine arts. Students from different colleges, universities and arts institutions participated in the contest and won awards in […]


AGAHI Awards-2019 Recognizes 47 Journalists For Excellence

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AGAHI Awards-2019 – Pakistan’s prestigious and most-sought after journalism recognition – has recognized 47 journalists for media excellence and ethics. The AGAHI Awards in its seventh year received thousands of submissions in more than 40 categories from across Pakistan, a press release said. A jury of national and international experts, development specialists, academicians and media […]


Governor denies rift with coalition partners

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KARACHI- Sindh Governor Imran Ismail on Tuesday inaugurated a free medical camp for journalists and their families at Karachi Press Club. The governor also visited the stalls for HIV, BMD, RBS, OPD, Eye, Dental and Physiotherapy at free medical camp. Earlier, the Press Club President Imtiaz Faran and other journalists, including members of the governing […]