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Democrats panel wins KPC election

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KARACHI: The Democrats panel clean swept in the Karachi Press Club’s election as its candidates Fazil Jameeli and A H Khanzada were elected as President and Secretary, respectively. Two panels – the Democrats and Progressive – were in the run this year. According to results announced by the election committee, Fazil Jameeli secured 558 votes […]

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More threats against Pakistan’s Hamid Mir

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The well-known and controversial Pakistani television talk show host Hamid Mir survived a murder attempt on April 19, even though he was hit with six bullets–two of which are still in his body. “I can move, I can walk and I can talk, but I am still undergoing physiotherapy and taking medication,” he emailed to […]

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Privilege motion against Jang columnist moved in PA

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LAHORE: A privilege motion against Jang columnist Dr Safdar Mehmood was moved by Sheikh Allauddin of the PML-N in Punjab Assembly Wednesday. In his privilege motion, Allauddin stated that in a column appearing in Daily Jang on March 18, 2014, Safdar Mehmood used derogatory words and wrote baseless things about the members of Punjab Assembly. […]

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Rich tributes paid to Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman

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LONDON: UK government ministers, parliamentarians, Ulema, journalists and community leaders have paid glowing tributes to the legendary journalist of the Sub-continent and the founder of Jang Group, Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman, on his 22nd death anniversary which was observed this week in the House of Commons Committee Room. The speakers said digging out issues which were considered […]

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Notices issued to six dailies

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QUETTA: A division bench of the Balochistan High Court (BHC) issued show-cause notices to owners and editors of six newspapers on Wednesday for publishing statements of banned organisations accepting responsibility for acts of terrorism. The bench comprising Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Naeem Akhtar Afghan issued the notices during the hearing of a […]

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The News, Jang websites resume operation

By: Tariq Ahmed Saeedi KARACHI: KARACHI: After a 6-hour downtime caused by hacking of PKNIC servers, the websites of The News and Jang became available to visitors on Monday afternoon. The websites were among those with .pk domains attacked by the group of hackers Pakbugs, which has a track record of launching cyber attacks in […]

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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 […]

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Daily Jang journalist awarded best feature writer award

PESHAWAR: Senior journalist Ihtesham Toru of daily Jang has been adjudged as the best feature writer on flood damage.Ihtisham received his award from Federal Minister for Information and Media Development Qamar Zaman Kaira during the award-giving ceremony organised by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and Jang Group at National Press Club Islamabad on Wednesday. […]

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