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Journalists awarded for best reporting on humanitarian issues

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KARACHI: The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business Administration, in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross, hosted an awards distribution ceremony on Thursday to recognise and decorate the achievements of journalists for their contributions in the field of humanitarian reporting. As many as six journalists were recognised for […]

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Writers, scholars call on govt to promote, protect mother languages

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ISLAMABAD: Ali Ahmed Qamar is a writer from Gilgit-Baltistan, who has written two books in the Balti and Potohari languages. In 2010, he submitted both to the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) to be considered for the Kamal-e-Fun award. However, PAL said neither of the languages was being considered for the award, and suggested he […]

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Hamid Mir nominated for world award on his fight for media, civil freedoms

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LONDON: World renowned journalist and author Hamid Mir has been shortlisted for the 2016 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards for his commendable fight for media freedoms and civil liberties of Pakistani citizens from all persuasions. Index on Censorship, a UK-based non-profit organisation that campaigns against censorship worldwide and promotes work of censored writers, […]

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The News staffer wins RTI award

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ISLAMABAD: Investigative journalist of The News, Waseem Abbasi has won the annual RTI (Right To Information) Champion Award for his work on health and education issues based on certified information obtained through right to information laws of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The award was presented by PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar at a ceremony organised […]

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Green journalist’ award launched

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The Wildlife Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has taken an initiative to encourage journalists for enhancing wildlife conservation awareness among masses through their features/articles/writings and reports. In this context, green journalist award has been launched under the project of “Conservation Education and Awareness Campaign in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” for the year 2015-16. The features/articles/poems published in Urdu/English newspapers […]

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Express journalist in Swat wins award

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SWAT: A Swat-based journalist was given an award by Darwish Kabina Welfare Foundation, a social organisation, for his work on peace, tourism and flood disasters. The award was presented to Sherinzada, who works for Express News, by the foundation’s special assistant, Shahid Masood, during a ceremony held at Swat Press Club on Wednesday. Representatives from […]

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PTV producer Farkhanda Shamim awarded gold medal

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Idara-e-Faroogh-e-Taleem has awarded gold medal to PTV producer documentaries and reporter, Farkhanda Shamim on account of her excellent news reports and documentaries on Pakistan Movement from 1930 to 1947. The 13th award giving ceremony of the Idara-e-Faroogh-e-Taleem was held at Government College for Women Gulberg for those who had played significant role for the promotion […]

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Pakistani film ‘Lamha’ wins award at DC South Asian Film Festival

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Pakistani feature film, Lamha (also known as Seedlings) won the Best Feature Film Award at the DC South Asian Film Festival – where it was the only Pakistani film to be aired. The award was presented by the Indian Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, to Producer Meher Jaffri. Jaffri, who is also an actor, […]

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Date for Zubeida Mustafa award extended

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KARACHI: The last date for submissions for the ZM Award for Journalistic Excellence has been extended to June 15. The Pakistan Herald Publications Limited had earlier announced the inception of the award to recognise the contribution of seasoned journalist Zubeida Mustafa both to Dawn and to the field of journalism in Pakistan. The award will […]

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