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Office of English daily attacked


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On 30 January 1999, three unidentified-armed men ransacked the offices of English daily Khyber Mail International based at Peshawar (city of NWFP province). The attackers severely beat up the messenger Mohammad Javed and ransacked the office. He told the police that the intruders bearing Kalashinkov and a pistol. The attackers tied up his feet and […]


Cases registered against dailies


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On 28 January 1999, the Police of Sindh province has registered cases of ‘sedition’ against Jang, Amn, and Parcham (Local Urdu dailies), for publishing an advertisement of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, a political party in the province of Sindh. The papers were charged with sedition aimed at inciting people against the state. The cases have […]


SC to take up Jang Group petition on Feb 1


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ISLAMABAD: A three member Supreme Court bench will start hearing from February 1 of Jang Group’s petition filed against the government’s attempt to muzzle the freedom of the press. The bench is headed by Mr. Justice Khalil ur Rahman Khan, and comprises Mr. Justice Sheikh Ijaz Nisar and Mr. Justice Chaudhry Muhammad Arif. The Jang […]


FIA team attempts to enter Jang, The News offices


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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) attempted to enter the offices of the Jang Group of Newspapers here at Davis Road on Friday consisting of about eight persons, parked their vehicle some way off from the building and then arrived at the offices of the Group, housing both The News and Jang. They wished to […]


Journalists again boycott Senate


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Journalists again boycotted the proceedings of the Senate and walked out of the press gallery to protest against the victimisation of the Jang Group of Newspapers. They were followed by the combined opposition, including the MQM, which also staged a token walk out on Friday. The governmentÂ’s representatives who came to the gallery to urge […]


Saif levels charges


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ISLAMABAD (APP): Chairman Ehtesab bureau, Senator Saifur Rehman Khan, on Friday while giving his impressions about the allegations levelled by Mir Shakil ur Rahman, charged that it was an element in the deep rooted conspiracy in which Mir Shakil ur Rahman was involved. According to a press release of Ehtesab Bureau, he said that special […]


Heavy police posse in front of Urdu daily office


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KARACHI, JANUARY 29: At least 10 mobiles, with a good number of police personnel, remained in deployment for some time before the offices of an Urdu daily on Eleandor Road on Friday evening. According to the editor of the newspaper, Ajmal Dehlvi, who is also an MQM senator the police force inquired about the newspaper […]


FIA build up outside Lahore Office


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LAHORE, JANUARY 29: Some officials of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) patrolled outside the offices of Jang Group of Newspapers on Davis Road on Friday evening, some staffers of the group claimed. “They remained outside the premises as the main gate was locked by the security staff, a worker told this reporter. “On hearing about […]


Media walk-out over Jang issue


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ISLAMABAD: The issue of gagging the press by harassing the Jang Group spilled over to the press galleries in the National Assembly and Senate on Thursday afternoon when the media joined hands in condemning the government’s attempts to curb their expression of freedom. In this regard, the journalists staged a token walkout from the galleries […]


Mushahid proposes body to resolve Govt-Jang dispute


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ISLAMABAD: An adjournment motion on the complaints of government harassment of Jang Group’s publications by the government stood talked out in Senate here on Thursday after Federal Information Minister Mushahid Hussain proposed a five-man committee to look into and resolve the controversy. The federal minister spoke after about 40-minute hard-hitting speech of the Leader of […]


Govt accused of victimizing Jang group


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KARACHI, JANUARY 28: Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief of the Jang group, has accused the government of pursuing a policy of victimisation against it in a bid to stop its publications from criticising the government’s acts of omission and commission. He refuted the government’s claims that the actions taken by the authorities were not aimed at hitting […]


Clearance of Pak journalists not timely completed: State Dept


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WASHINGTON: “The Secret Service has investigated the matter and determined that background cheeks and clearance were not completed in a timely manner regarding certain members of the (Pakistani) press that were denied entrance to the White House,” the Department of State said in a formal diplomatic note to the Pakistan government on January 22, 1999. […]


NA discusses tussle between Jang, govt


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ISLAMABAD, JANUARY 28: The National Assembly on Thursday discussed the on-going tussle between Senator Saifur Rehman and Jang group of publications amid a half hearted walkout by newsmen from the press gallery. The government was persistent in guarding it’s action against the group while terming it a legal course within the parameters of law but […]


Cases of tax evasion against Jang Group legal


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ISLAMABAD: Cases of tax evasion against Jang Group of Newspapers are legal and justified as these were filed on the basis of solid documentary proofs of tax embezzlements by this group through different tactics. This was stated by Regional Commissioner Income Tax Corporate Region Karachi Dawood Khan speaking in PTV discussion on Wednesday. Other participants […]