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Press club gets Rs5m cheque

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak handed over a cheque for Rs5 million to the president of Peshawar Press Club here on Thursday. This was the last installment of the Chief Minister’s announcement for the provision of Rs10 million to Peshawar Press Club. Press Secretary to Chief Minister, Bahramand Jan, was also present on the occasion, […]

Hyderabad Union of Journalists’ office-bearers congratulated

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BADIN: Various social, political, elected representatives of provincial and national assembly and prominent figures have felicitated the new office-bearers of Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ) on their victory. Former speaker of National Assembly and MNA Dr Fehmida Mirza, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Sindh’s information secretary, former Sindh chief minister Liaquat Jatoi, former Sindh home minister […]

At last, construction starts in Media Town

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The construction of houses started in Media Town, Hawksbay, on Saturday after 21 years since the land was allocated for the journalists of the city. Journalists from both print and electronic media participated in the ground breaking ceremony while the media aired news about the constructions activities. Dozens of journalists, officials of Layari Development Authority […]

CPNE seminar seeks media role in creating harmony among institutions

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Independent media is vital to strengthen democracy while it should also play its role in creating harmony among institutions instead of fanning differences in state organs. Speakers expressed these views while addressing a seminar titled “Challenges faced by the country and role of media,” here on Wednesday organised by the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors […]

Sindh information minister visits Karachi press club, assures to solve problems

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KARACHI: Sindh Information, Labour and Transport Minister Nasir Shah on Thursday visited the Karachi Press Club and met the newly elected members of the governing body. He was accompanied by Secretary Information Imran Atta Soomro, Secretary Transport Saeed Ahmed Awan, and Information Director Dr Muizzuddin Pirzada. He was welcomed by Press Club President Ahmed Khan […]

Arab News launches Pakistan edition as part of global expansion

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ISLAMABAD: Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, today announces the launch of a Pakistan online edition, as part of the newspaper’s ongoing global and digital expansion. The service — available in English at — covers news and views from Pakistan and the wider region, with an particular focus on Islamabad’s ties with […]

Investigative Journalism Fellowships for Pakistani Journalists

Third Call for Applications Closing Date February 11, 2018 Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) seeks applications for the third batch of investigative reporting fellowships. The fellowships are part of “Supporting Investigative Journalism in Pakistan” project, which aims to promote investigative journalism by providing support to media professionals focusing on in-depth stories related to issues of public […]

پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں

آخری تاریخ 11فروری، 2018 پاکستان پریس فاؤنڈیشن (پی پی ایف) کی جانب سے فیلوشپ برائے تحقیقاتی رپورٹنگ کے لئے درخواستیں موصول کی جارہی ہیں۔ فیلوشپس  کے لئے درخواستوں کی موصولی “پاکستان میں تحقیقاتی صحافت میں معاونت”  کے پراجیکٹ کا حصہ ہیں جس کا مقصد تحقیقاتی صحافت کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا سے وابستہ افراد کو […]

CJF praises KP cultural policy

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PESHAWAR: The Culture Journalists Forum (CJF), Peshawar has appreciated the much-awaited first ever cultural policy of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government. A forum of the meeting held here Sunday expressed satisfaction over the draft and termed it a well-prepared document which they said would safeguard both art and artists in addition to preservation and protection towards building […]

FIA’s Sindh chapter launches cybercrime complaint portal

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KARACHI: The Sindh chapter of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday launched its web portal for registration of complaints related to cybercrime, becoming the first province to take the initiative with a promise to protect user identity. Addressing a press conference at his office, Sindh FIA director Dr Amir Ahmed Sheikh announced the launch of […]

Entries for media awards invited from KP-Fata newsmen

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The five member judges committee for the 3rd Amir Ahmed Siddiqui Media Awards has invited entries for the contest by January 31, 2018, said a press issued here on Sunday. Journalists based in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas are eligible to participate in the contest. According to the judges’ decision, the journalistic work […]

‘Attack on journalists is an attack on the state’

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ISLAMABAD: Former Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) chairman I. A. Rehman on Tuesday said journalists are the guardian of public interest so whenever a journalist is attacked it should be considered as an attack on society, democracy and the state. He was speaking at a national conference on media safety at a local hotel […]

PTV to launch DTH services, says Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD – Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb while chairing a high-level meeting here on Friday has directed the management of Pakistan Television Corporation to initiate the work at earliest for launching Direct To Home services (DTH) with a view to provide state of the art, affordable, uninterrupted and […]

From sloggers to celebrities

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IF there is one reality that defines Pakistan’s media consistently across seven decades, it is its commercially powered growth. In 70 years it has mutated in quantum stages to multiple levels. The pen that used to be mightier than the sword has become a nano-chip-powered lightsabre. Today the media is very different from the entity […]