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CPNE delegation calls on interim Sindh information minister

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Karachi: A 15-member delegation of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) led by its Secretary General Dr Jabbar Khatak called on caretaker Sindh Minister for Information Jameel Yusuf at the latter’s office on Wednesday. The CPNE delegation congratulated Jameel Yusuf on becoming a member of interim Sindh cabinet. They discussed the 6 point agenda, […]


Book launched

LAHORE: A book titled “Expression of Masculinities on Pakistani Television” written by Fatima Bilquis and Sara Tahir, was launched Wednesday at a hotel. The writers told The News that the widespread i.e. mass reach of the media makes it an indispensable tool for reinforcing the ideologies of the dominant class. Thus, in line with the […]


Multan local court stays publication of Reham’s book

MULTAN: A civil court issued a stay order on the publication of Reham Khan’s book on a petition filed Mustafa Chohan, the PTI lawyers’ wing president, reported Geo News. The court after a brief hearing also summoned Reham, who is the former wife of PTI chief Imran Khan, as well as Husain Haqqani and the […]


PFUC chairman elected

LAHORE – Young journalist and columnist Farrukh Shahbaz Warraich Wednesday was elected Chairman of Pakistan Federal Union of Columnists (PFUC) thrice. Farrukh is one of the founding members of PFUC. Journalists and people from different political parties greeted Farrukh and hoped he would continue with the cause. The Nation


IHC rejects application to stop SECP’s legal action against ‘parallel CPNE’

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Islamabad High Court (IHC) Judge Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb on Sunday dismissed a petition to restrain the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) from taking action against a falsely registered CPNE, which was done using false and fictitious information. According to a news release, the parallel CPNE was formed and was registered with SECP after […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists concerned over notice served on Dawn

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed concern over a notice served by the Press Council of Pakistan on Dawn for what it called violating the Ethical Code of Conduct by publishing an interview of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif about the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The PFUJ president, Afzal Butt, and its […]


NA speaker, deputy speaker congratulate Arif Nizami on elected as President CPNE

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ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and the Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have congratulated Arif Nizami and Dr. Jabbar Khattak on their election as President and General Secretary of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) respectively, reported Radio Pakistan. In their separate congratulatory messages, the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker expressed hope […]


Bilawal congratulates new CPNE President Arif Nizami, secretary and others

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KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Zardari on Sunday extended felicitations to the newly-elected office-bearers of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) including its President, Arif Nizami and Secretary, Dr Jabbar Khattak. In his message, Bilawal said that regular elections of CPNE were a hallmark of democratic values, adding that his party has always […]


APNS members for Federal Capital, KP, Balochistan bodies named

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KARACHI: The President Hameed Haroonand and Secretary General Sarmad Ali of All Pakistan Newspapers Society have nominated Khushnood Ali Khan as Chairman and Sardar Khan Niazi as Vice Chairman of the Federal Capital Committee (Islamabad/Rawalpindi), Syed Haroon Shah, Chairman and Syed Ayaz Badshahas, Vice Chairman of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Provincial Committee. They have also nominated […]


PM Abbasi congratulates newly-elected CPNE president Arif Nizami

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KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday congratulated senior journalist Arif Nizami on being elected as President Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). Speaking on occassion, PM Abbasi said that Nizami being elected as CPNE’s head is a positive omen for journalism across the country and the council. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali […]


Facebook blocks Dawn.com post in Pakistan ‘based on local law’

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“Due to legal restrictions in your country, we’ve limited access to your post on Facebook,” the platform shared in an automated message. The post is still accessible via VPN in the country. The Facebook post blocked from viewership in Pakistan. The company shared that it has made the content unavailable “based on local law” in […]


APNS members for Punjab, Sindh bodies named

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KARACHI: President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) have nominated Mumtaz A. Tahir as Chairman and SM Munir Jilani as Vice Chairman of the Punjab Provincial Committee (excluding Islamabad and Rawalpindi). They have also nominated Javed Mehr Shamsi as Chairman and Younus Mehar as Vice Chairman of […]


CJP orders govt to clear print media dues

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The Supreme Court has set up a four-member committee to report on the details and procedure of payments of advertisements issued during the tenure of the incumbent government. The committee comprises Principal Information Officer Muhammad Saleem, Secretary General Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) Aijazul Haque, Secretary All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) Sarmad Ali and […]


Editors vow impartial election coverage

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Newspaper and magazine editors from all over Pakistan attending the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) meeting termed the standing committee’s annual progress report satisfactory. The CPNE standing committee meeting chaired by CPNE President Zia Shahid took place at a private hotel where a detailed discussion examining the council’s annual progress report was held. The […]