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‘Firing’ on journalist in Multan condemned

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LAHORE: The Multan Union of Journalists (MUJ) on Wednesday organised a protest to demand the arrest of suspects involved in an ‘armed attack’ on a journalist in Multan. PFUJ Multan chapter office bearers including its President Malik Shahdat Hussain, general secretary Mazhar Khan and others assembled outside the Multan Press Club and also condemned the […]


Member Of Provincial Assembly Awais, four others charge sheeted in Nazim Jokhio murder case

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Police submitted a charge sheet in the Nazim Jokhio murder case to a Malir judicial magistrate on Wednesday against Pakistan Peoples Party MPA Jam Awais and four other suspects, declaring Awais’s brother MNA Jam Abdul Karim and four others as absconders. Filing the charge sheet, Investigation Officer (IO) Inspector Sirajuddin Lashari said there was sufficient […]


Lahore police claim arrest of prime suspect in journalist murder case

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Police in Lahore on Wednesday claimed the arrest of a prime suspect for the murder of a journalist earlier this week. According to police, the reporter, who was gunned down outside the Lahore Press Club, was killed because of a financial dispute with a jeweller in the provincial capital. Law enforcers said they arrested suspect […]


Prime suspect arrested in connection with murder of  journalist Hasnain Shah

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Police have arrested the prime suspect in connection with the murder of Capital TV crime reporter Hasnain Shah, who was killed by  gunmen outside the Lahore Press Club on January 24.  According to police, Shah was killed because of a financial dispute with a jeweller in the provincial capital, Express Tribune reported.  Shah was struck by seven bullets to his chest after […]


Saleem Safi withdraws tweet about his column that Jang dropped

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ISLAMABAD – Saleem Safi, an analyst, and columnist, on Sunday withdrew a tweet complaining an article he wrote for Daily Jang was not published because of censorship. In his tweet posted at 2:03 am Sunday, he had said: “My latest article on current political situation which could not published (sic) in Daily Jang due to […]


The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors demands immediate arrest of journalist’s killers

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has strongly condemned the murder of journalist Hasnain Shah and demanded of the authorities to immediately arrest and punish his killers. According to a statement issued by the CPNE, Hasnain was shot by unidentified assailants on a motorcycle while sitting in his car outside the Lahore Press […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists moves court against journalists protection law

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has challenged before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) the definition of ‘journalist’ as well as Section 6 of the Protection of Journalists and Media Professionals Act, 2021. PFUJ Secretary General Nasir Zaidi filed the writ petition in the Islamabad High Court through Journalists’ Defence Committee (JDC) of […]


Why is PTI and its ministers trolling journalist Asma Shirazi again

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf once again finds itself in the middle of an online battle with journalists, with journalist Asma Shirazi its prime target — once again. The journalist took to twitter to talk about ARY News’ coverage of a Supreme Court hearing, where her picture was used despite her not being involved in the case. This […]


Cash transfer details emerge in blogger’s murder plot case

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LONDON: The trial of Mohammad Gohir Khan, the 31-year-old British Pakistani charged with conspiracy to murder the Netherlands-based blogger, Ahmad Waqass Goraya, entered day four on Tuesday when the prosecution came up with further details about the defendant’s communication with a Pakistan-based middleman. The prosecution’s evidence to the jury once again centered on messages exchanged […]


Pakistan urges world to hold India accountable for journalists’ arrests in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

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ISLAMABAD   –  Pakistan on Sunday condemned the increasing harassment, illegal arrests and registration of fake criminal cases against journalists and civil society activists in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). The Foreign Office in a statement issued on Sunday said that the reported attack on Kashmir Press Club on Saturday manifestly reflects India’s entrenched […]


Fawad distributes health cards at Press Club

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LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry inaugurated the issuance of National Health Cards for members of Lahore Press Club (LPC) and distributed health cards at the LPC. He said soon land would be marked for Phase II and there would be announcement regarding development and issuance of loans for construction of houses […]


Information department to start paid internship for youth: Saif

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PESHAWAR – Special Assistant to the Chief Minister on Information and Public Relations Barrister Muhammad Ali Saif Sunday said that Information Department was launching a program to provide internships to the educated youth which would not only give them experience in working in the field but also give them a monthly stipend and create awareness […]


Protection of working journalists government’s top priority: Fawad

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LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that Sehat Card is a unique programme which is successful in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. He was talking to journalists at Lahore Press Club here on Sunday. While requesting the Sindh government to contribute in the health project, he said that huge amount of […]


District Police Officer Attock orders inquiry into Deputy Superintendent of police’s alleged misbehavior with journalist

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ATTOCK – DPO Attock has ordered a departmental inquiry against the DSP Pindigheb circle for allegedly using abusive language against a journalist. According to sources, a private TV channel journalist from Pindigheb informed police about timber smuggling through two trucks. Although, police impounded both the trucks but they were later released due to unknown reasons. […]