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Commission for protection of journalists

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has nominated Kazi Asad Abid, Chief Editor, Ibrat Group of Publications as APNS representative on the Commission for the protection of journalists and media professionals. The Sindh Assembly has recently passed the Sindh Protection of Journalists and Media Practitioners Act 2021 which provides establishment of a Commission to […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society celebrates ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’ today

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has been celebrating 25th September as ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’ since 2019. On the request of the APNS, the Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative stamp to mark the ‘National Newspaper Readership Day’. The postal stamp will be available from the Post offices across the country from Saturday, […]


Print Media Development Authority bill will be resisted inside and outside Parliament: Senator Irfan

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ISLAMABAD: The member of Senate Standing Committee for Information and Broadcasting and Chairman Senate Standing Committee for Education, Senator Irfan Siddiqui has strongly criticized the proposal of the government to establish Print Media Development Authority. He stated that this proposal is an attempt to subjugate freedom of expression and terrorize the media already under pressure. […]


Govt finalised digital policy as demands accepted: CPNE

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LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has finalized the digital policy for newspaper websites having given in to the long-held demands of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). According to a CPNE press release issued on Saturday, the minister expressed his condolences over the death of the council’s president Arif Nizami […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) announces Eid holidays

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has announced two Eid holidays for its member publications, says a press release. It said all its members publications will observe two closed holidays on account of Eid-ul-Azha on Wednesday, July 21 and Thursday, July 22. It further said there will be no morning newspapers on Thursday, July […]


Coordination committee to take over Punjab, Khyber Pakhtun khwa governments’ advertising; All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) slams efforts to curtail media independence

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has strongly lamented the perpetual efforts of the federal government to curtail the independence of the media, it stated in its press release. The Executive Committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society held its meeting on June 21, 2021 in Lahore, chaired by Sarmad Ali, President, APNS. The […]


All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) delegation calls on Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan

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Special Assistant to Punjab Chief Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said that Prime Minister Imran Khan and CM Usman Buzdar were determined to solve problems facing the journalist community. She said this while talking to a delegation of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) which met her here. The Special Assistant apprised […]


Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) committed to braving media challenges

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KARACHI: The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has reiterated its commitment to meet the new challenges facing the media and said that all kinds of political, state, non-state and economic pressures on the media and freedom of the press would not be tolerated. Measures like new PEMRA directives, the forcible removal of newspaper stalls, […]


Sarmad Ali elected new All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) President

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KARACHI: The annual meeting of the APNS General Council held on March 24, 2021 at the APNS House, Karachi, unanimously elected Sarmad Ali as President, Jamil Ather as Senior Vice President, Shahab Zuberi as Vice President, Ms Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani as Secretary General, Mohsin Bilal as Joint Secretary and Owais Khushnood as Finance Secretary of […]


APNS to hold Annual General Council today

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KARACHI: The Extraordinary General Council and the Annual General Council of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society will meet on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 10:00am and 11:00am respectively at the APNS House, Gulistan Jauhar, and Karachi. A press release of the APNS stated that Sarmad Ali, Secretary General, All Pakistan Newspapers Society, has announced that […]


President Media Workers Organization (MWO) congratulates All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC) office-bearers

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President, Media Workers Organization (MWO) Saad Mudassir congratulates the newly elected members of APNEC. The elections of All Pakistan Newspaper Employees Confederation (APNEC) held yesterday, Muhammad Irfan Ali Chairman and Mansoor Malik Secretary General were elected unopposed. APNEC elections were held at Lahore Press Club in which a 21-member executive committee was elected which will […]


CPNE asks govt to ‘stop economic murder of journalists’

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ISLAMABAD: In a meeting held on Saturday, the Islamabad Committee of Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) demanded of the government to “stop the economic murder of journalists”, resolve their problems and ensure the freedom of expression. Chaired by CPNE Central Vice President and Islamabad/Rawalpindi Committee Chairman Sardar Khan Niazi, the meeting of CPNE’s Islamabad […]


All Pakistan Newspaper Society (APNS) calls upon govt to review media policies

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KARACHI: While expressing grave concern over devastating effects of federal and provincial governments’ media policies on member publications of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society, especially the smaller and regional publications, the APNS has warned the authorities that if the policies are not reviewed in consultation with the stakeholders, many publications will have to close down […]


The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) expresses concern over governments’ media policies

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) expressed its grave concern over the disastrous effects of the media policies of the Federal and provincial governments and urges upon the governments to consult the stakeholders for the reversal of these policies. The APNS executive committee at its meeting held on March 08, chaired by its president, […]