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APNS mourns newspaper publisher’s demise

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Karachi: The office-bearers of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have expressed grief over the demise of monthly newspaper Akhbar-e-Watan’s publisher. In a statement issued by APNS Executive Director Dr Tanvir A Tahir on Tuesday, the society’s President, Sarmad Ali, and Secretary General Masood Hamid on behalf of the office-bearers and members of the APNS expressed […]

Body formed for proposals on newspaper industry issues

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By: Mumtaz Alvi ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid on Thursday formed a four-member committee to furnish its recommendations within seven days on the key issues the newspaper industry was presently facing. The minister took this decision during a lively interaction with the representatives of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), headed by […]

SC refuses to vacate stay order on payments to media houses

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has refused to vacate its April 2 stay order regarding the disbursement of funds to advertising agents/media houses. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has suggested that the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) wait for the formation of the new government […]

APNS welcomes Information Ministry decisions

RAWALPINDI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has welcomed the decisions of the meeting of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the APNS held on March 05. According to a press release, the meeting had decided that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting would revert to the earlier practice of allocation of advertisements with […]

Two-day South Asia Media Summit begins today

Role of media in problem solving to be highlighted; speakers to point out different aspects of creative writing; event being organised by APNS ISLAMABAD: The two-day South Asian Media Summit will be held at the Pak-China Friendship Building here on Wednesday (today).The summit has been organized by the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS). The summit […]

All Pakistan Newspapers Society chief grieved over Siraj’s death

KARACHI: The president of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Sarmad Ali, has expressed sorrow and grief over the death of Sirajul Haq Memon, a former chief editor of Hilal-i-Pakistan daily and distinguished intellectual of Sindh. In a message, the APNS president said that Mr Memon’s contribution for the promotion of Sindhi journalism and culture […]

All Pakistan Newspapers Society urges government to pay arrears

FAISALABAD: A meeting of the executive committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society has expressed grave concern over the deteriorating financial condition of the newspaper industry because of economic slowdown which has resulted in a drastic fall in the advertising revenue of newspapers. The financial crunch has been exacerbated by the non-payment of bills of […]

All Pakistan Newspapers Society meeting

“The Executive Committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society is meeting on January 30, 2013 at Faisalabad wherein the matters relating to South Asia Media Summit scheduled to be held on February 20-21, 2013 at Islamabad will be discussed and decided. The members of the Executive Committee reaching Faisalabad from across the country will discuss […]

Uks, All Pakistan Newspapers Society invite entries for Women in Media Awards

Karachi: The Uks Research Centre and the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) have invited entries for the first-ever Uks-APNS media awards exclusively for women journalists in Pakistan. The Women in Media Awards 2013 aim to generate better awareness and understanding of the fact that positive media content can and does actually bring about positive change […]

22nd All Pakistan Newspapers Society Journalist Awards open for entries

Karachi: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) on Saturday announced the categories for the 22nd APNS Journalist Awards, and requested reporters, photographers and cartoonists of member publications to submit their entries for any one of the categories. In a statement, APNS Secretary General Masood Hamid said the editors and chief executives of member publications could […]

South Asia Media Summit Postpone

Due to some recent unavoidable circumstances in the country, it is the decision of the SAMS council and APNS Management to postpone the SAMS Conference to be held in Islamabad on the 15th and 16th of January 2013. The new dates will announced soon. This was not an easy decision and it is with great […]

‘MQM will continue to raise voice for journalists’ right’

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Co-ordination Committee Deputy Convener Dr Farooq Sattar has said that the MQM would continue to raise its voice for the rights of the journalists’ community as they also belonged to the poor and middle class segments of the society. He expressed these views at a reception given in honour of office-bearers […]

All Pakistan Newspapers Society stands by Daily Jang

KARACHI: A meeting of the Executive Committee of APNS was held under the Chairmanship of its President Mr. Sarmad Ali on December 29. The meeting was called to discuss the action of the Multan Hawkers Union against Daily Jang and its coercive attempts to increase commission to hawkers. According to a press release the APNS […]

Journalist Fasieh Iqbal honoured

QUETTA: The Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences (BUITEMS) has awarded an honorary degree of doctorate of philosophy (PhD) to Syed Fasieh Iqbal, a journalist and former senator, for services in journalism, politics and social work. He was awarded the degree during the university convocation on Wednesday. Mr Iqbal, editor-in-chief of the […]