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Minority MPA distributes ‘Eidee’ among journalists

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LANDIKOTAL: A Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) belonging to the minority set a precedent by distributing ‘Eidee’ among journalists in Landikotal and Jamrud subdivisions in Khyber tribal district. MPA Wilson Wazir, who is from ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and is a social worker as well, visited Landikotal and Jamrud press clubs and handed over Rs150,000 to the […]


DI Khan journalists promised media colony

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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Establishing a media colony for the journalist community of Dera Ismail Khan is one of the top priorities of Ali Amin brothers, which would be materialized soon. This was stated by Muhammad Nawaz Khan, the focal person for Federal Minister Ali Amin Gandapur for development projects in Dera Ismail Khan, during his […]


Government servants working as journalists: Sindh High Court orders cancelling accreditation cards

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NAWABSHAH: The Sindh High Court, division bench Hyderabad, has ordered to cancel all the accreditation cards of the government employees, working as journalists, and also revoke their press clubs’ memberships. The SHC Hyderabad bench directed Sindh Information Department to get cancelled the memberships of the press clubs’ of all such government employees, working as journalists, […]


Facepalm moments please?

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The belated approval of the cabinet of two bills for the protection of journalists and the media persons and making the forced disappearances as a criminal offence is welcomed notwithstanding that lot of waters have already been flown under the bridges as media has been grappling for air to survive under the unbearable conditions since […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) demands immediate production of missing journalist

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Sunday demanded immediate production of journalist Mudassar Naaru who has been missing since the last three years. His artist and activist wife Saddaf Chughtai expired due to a sudden cardiac arrest on Saturday after a long wait and struggle for her husband, leaving behind their three-year-old child […]


New body of Sheikhupura Union of Journalists elected

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Pakistan cannot revive true democracy in the country without freedom of press, said by newly-elected president of Sheikhupura Union of Journalists Mian Shabbir Hussain on Sunday. He was speaking at a ceremony following the announcement election results held at SKP Press Club. He called for unity of the journalist unions in the country for glory […]


Pay Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) dues by June 7: The Sindh High Court (SHC) tells Sindh

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The Sindh High Court (SHC) has ordered the Sindh government to pay all the dues of the members of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) by June 7, warning that otherwise it will initiate contempt of court proceeding against the provincial government. A SHC division bench – comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice […]


Court orders scrutiny of government employees posing as journalists

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The Sindh High Court has ordered the Sindh Information Department to verify whether there are government employees working as journalists in Shaheed Benazirabad district. The Hyderabad circuit bench directed the department on Wednesday to conduct hearing of all 175 media workers whose names are mentioned in the list submitted by the district’s deputy commissioner. “If […]


European Union (EU) resolution against Pakistan discriminatory: Rabbani

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ISLAMABAD: Former Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has termed the European Union Resolution against Pakistan as discriminatory and double-standard of the West, saying that if European and Western capitals are the citadels of protecting human rights and freedom of expression then the EU Resolution against Pakistan is discriminatory. “During the last two years, India has […]


Youngsters and Fifth Generation War

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What is fifth generation war? How is it fought? How is an enemy brought down in it? These things will be discussed in today’s column. We will also see how to reinforce the very foundation of Pakistan and stand by those who protect it with their life and blood. Fifth generation war can be defined […]


Food items distributed among media workers

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QUETTA: Senator Danesh Kumar of the ruling Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) has said the people helping the poor will always be remembered for their services to humanity. Speaking during a function here on Tuesday, at which food items provided by the Khidmat-i-Khalq Foundation were distributed among the low-income media workers, he said that providing food […]


Rivals kill sister of slain Haripur journalist

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HARIPUR: Two persons, including sister of slain journalist Sohail Khan, were killed here in separate incidents, police said on Wednesday. The first murder case was reported from Hattar village where according to police sister of late Sohail was gunned down by members of their rival group. The police quoted Farrukh Khan, younger brother of Sohail, […]


Urdu blogging website Haal Hawal shuts down

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QUETTA— The team members of Balochistan’s first Urdu blogging website, Haal Hawal has decided to close it down permanently after five years of its inception. “It has become impossible to run the website with limited financial and human resource,” senior member Shabbir Rakhshani told JournalismPakistan.com on Monday. The content on the website will remain accessible […]


UNESCO, partners mark Press Freedom Day to Promote Information as a Public Good

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The World Press Freedom Day 2021 was marked with a “Webinar: Promoting Information as a Public Good” on May 3, 2021, by UNESCO in partnership with the European Union Delegation to Pakistan, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Embassy of Sweden in Pakistan and the High Commission of Canada in Pakistan. The […]