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Elahi promises to get newspaper dues cleared in one month

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KARACHI: Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has assured to clear the dues of newspapers in one month, implementation of 25 percent quota and release of colour ads to regional newspapers and review of Punjab advertising policy in consultation with APNS. He was speaking to a delegation of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society comprising President […]


Print media fight for survival in Pakistan

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Pakistan print media is struggling to survive as the public is moving rapidly toward digital sources. As per the Deutsche Welle report, Pakistan’s news hawkers showed their fear of losing their jobs as people started relying more on digital and social media platforms. Different news vendors in South Asian states as a whole are having […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) lauds government’s decision to lift ban

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KARACHI: The APNS appreciates Marium Aurangzeb, Federal Information Minister for her efforts in addressing the issues faced by the newspapers industry. Sarmad Ali, President and Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have noted with pleasure that on the request of the APNS, the Federal Govt has withdrawn the ban on […]


Ban on purchase of newspapers by government offices relaxed

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ISLAMABAD: Finance Division has relaxed a ban on purchase of newspapers by the government offices imposed as part of an austerity drive. In a letter to all ministries/ division/ departments, Deputy Secretary (Exp-CGA), Adeel Ashraf, noted that first meeting of Austerity Committee was held on September 14, 2022 chaired by finance minister; and was apprised […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) seeks justice for journalists and media workers

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ISLAMABAD—The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded the immediate appointment of a judge of the Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE). In a joint statement, PFUJ President Afzal Butt and Secretary General Arshad Ansari in a joint statement said the ITNE had been without a judge for more than two years, which resulted […]


Newspapers most authentic source of information: Chief Minister (CM)

LAHORE    –   Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi on Sunday said that newspapers were an important part of lives and would remain so. In his message on the ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’, he said that newspapers were the most authentic source to derive information, adding that with the newspaper reading the reader not only acquaints […]


SK Niazi appointed as chairman of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) committee IV News

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Karachi: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Chairman Kazim Khan has announced the establishment of CPNE Islamabad/Rawalpindi Committee. A statement issued by CPNE General Secretary Amir Mahmood said that the objectives of the Islamabad/Rawalpindi Committee include the problems of Islamabad/Rawalpindi newspapers and magazines, journalists, editors and media organisations, to highlight the regional status of freedom […]


Place summary for Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employees (ITNE) chief’s hiring before cabinet: Islamabad High Court (IHC)

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Friday directed the information ministry to place the summary for appointment of the Implementation Tribunal for Newspaper Employees (ITNE) chairman before the federal cabinet in its upcoming meeting. He was hearing a case on journalists and media workers’ protection, job security and implementation of wage […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) Forms Editors-Government Liaison Committee

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KARACHI     –   Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) President Kazim Khan has announced establishment of CPNE Editors-Government Liaison Committee. According to a statement issued by the CPNE Secretary General, Amir Mahmood, the objectives of the Editors-Government Liaison Committee include right to awareness, freedom of the press and policies and laws related to the media, problems […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services requests (APNS) Prime Minister to review anti-media moves

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KARACHI – “The APNS expressed its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the Federal Government in the garb of austerity measures, have decided to discontinue  purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of  the Federal Government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Services (APNS) concerned over government’s decision to discontinue purchase

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KARACHI: The APNS expresses its profound concern on the news item appeared in a section of press wherein it has been stated that the federal government in the garb of austerity measures, has decided to discontinue purchase of newspapers and magazines for the offices of the federal government ministries, departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous bodies. Sarmad […]


Gradual decline of print media

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Digital media has played a significant role on how we get to know the daily news. Over a period of a decade, there can be seen a decline in the use of print media as many people decide to get the news from the apps they use in their mobile phones. Internet acts a powerful […]


Marriyum assures APNS of resolving issues of print media industry

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ISLAMABAD: Marriyum Aurangzeb, the federal information minister, has assured the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) that the present government strongly believes in the freedom of expression, and it will safeguard the freedom of press and address the problems faced by the print media. The information minister was speaking at a meeting of the executive committee […]


Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) seeks immediate appointment of ITNE judge

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded immediate appointment of a judge of the Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE). In a joint statement, PFUJ president Shahzada Zulfiqar and secretary general Nasir Zaidi said the ITNE had been without a judge for more than two years, which resulted in pendency of hundreds […]


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