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RSF decries government inaction in face of attacks on media

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Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the government’s failure to respond to a wave of attacks on media outlets throughout Pakistan in recent weeks and the absence of effective measures to protect news organizations and journalists. In the latest attack, two individuals on a motorcycle threw a homemade bomb at the bureau of the TV news […]

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Killing of journalist

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THE murder in Kohat of Hafeezur Rehman, chief editor of a local weekly newspaper and the president of the cable TV network owners association, appears to be yet another chapter in the saga of violence against this country’s journalists. While it may be too soon to authoritatively say that he was targeted as a result […]

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#Dunyaunderattack, three injured as office gets bombed

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FAISALABAD (Dunya News) – Dunya News came under a grenade attack Friday from unknown assailants of banned organization as its Bureau office in Faisalabad was bombed, injuring three of its employees. The attack shattered windows, while cars and motorcycles parked outside were significantly damaged by the explosion. Threatening pamphlets were also dropped at the crime […]

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Senior journalist Kamran Khan joins Dunya Media Group

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LAHORE (Dunya News): Dunya Media Group is absolutely delighted to announce that one of the country`s most distinguished senior journalist Mr Kamran Khan has joined us as the President and Editor-in- Chief . Mr Kamran Khan brings with him unmatched experience, professional excellence and international fame in the field of investigative journalism to lead an […]

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SHC issues notices to Zulfiqar Mirza, TV channels, PEMRA

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday refrained former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza from leveling ‘false and baseless’ allegations against Anver Majid, especially in interviews with TV channels, without backing up his claims with proof. The directions came in response to an application filed by Majid against Mirza, Geo TV, Dunya News, ARY Communications, […]

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Blasphemy: owners of five channels declared absconders

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NANKANA SAHIB: In an alleged blasphemy case, a court declared the owners of five private TV channels as proclaimed offenders, here on Saturday. On an application, filed by Rana Abdul Sattar Khan Advocate, a sessions court had ordered registration of a case under blasphemy charges against ARY Chief Executive Muhammad Suleman, anchorperson Mubasher Lucman, Dunya […]

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Pakistan media staff injured as TV vans attacked

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) strongly condemn the attacks on Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) equipment of various television stations on Islamabad on Sunday, November 30. A number of unidentified people threw small explosives described as crackers, targeting the DSNG of Dunya News, Dawn News and […]

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Low powered explosives hurled at television channels’ vans, staff injured in Islamabad

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Unknown motorcycle riders hurled low powered explosive devices, commonly called crackers, at digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) vans of private TV channels Dawn News, Dunya News and Abb Tak News at Islamabad on Sunday, November 30 injuring five media professionals. The incident occurred after a political rally, organized by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) when two […]

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Daily Dunya’s correspondent Nadeem Haider shot dead

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HAFIZABAD: Daily Dunya’s correspondent Nadeem Haider was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday near Kaliki Mandi area of Hafizabad, Dunya News reported. According to the details, Nadeem Haider was teaching the students at his school at Kaliki Mandi area of Hafizabad when the unidentified gunmen entered and opened fire. Nadeem died on the spot […]

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