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Police subjected an Aaj News reporter to torture for covering the purportedly unlawful closure of a sugar mills in Tando Muhammad Khan, Aaj News reported. Quoting unnamed sources, the channel said that two years ago an influential personality of Sindh had tried to take over the mills, but its owners refused to sell it. After […]

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Several journalists attacked while covering ‘Freedom March’ in Pakistan

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New York: The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on all sides to respect the role of journalists and media workers covering an anti-government demonstration in Pakistan. Journalists from various news outlets have been attacked while covering the “Freedom March”, according to news reports. “We note that the organizers of the ‘Freedom March’ have condemned these […]

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BBC Urdu brings new-look Sairbeen to Aaj News

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BBC Urdu has announced the re-launch of its TV programme, Sairbeen, on Aaj News channel and online on bbcurdu.com. From Monday 31 March, the new-look Sairbeen will be broadcast live from London by Aaj News and streamed on bbcurdu.com at 19.30 PST (14.30 GMT) Monday to Friday, covering key global and regional issues. Sairbeen developed […]

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Aaj TV’s offices evacuated due to bomb threat

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The offices of Aaj TV channel across the country were evacuated after it received a bomb threat on Friday morning. The threat was made through a postal mail to television’s Islamabad bureau purportedly by Ghulam Mustafa who claimed that he and his associates had already abducted the son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. […]

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