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KP unveils information ordinance on 18th

Pakistan Press Foundation

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government will unveil the right to information ordinance on Aug 18 (Sunday) during a special function to be attended by provincial Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan.The ordinance will come into force with immediate effect, say the relevant officials. The officials told Dawn on Thursday that Khyber […]

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Incomplete Freedom

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Every independence day, I take some time to think again about the creation of the country, not whether if it should have been created or not — that’s a rather moot point now — but the reasons behind its creation, and the hopes and aspirations it brought with itself. I remember how the 15th of […]

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Imran Khan: freedom of speech

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IMRAN Khan has been given a contempt-of-court notice to explain why action should not be taken against him for, if I am not wrong, uttering some words against the judges. What I wish to know is whether there is anything like freedom of speech in this country and why the PTI has not used this […]

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CPNE condemns attack on newspaper office

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KARACHI: Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) has condemned attack on Balochistan newspaper daily Tawar’s bureau office in Karachi. Office bearers of CPNE said in a statement issued on Saturday that some unknown persons attacked on newspaper’s office who not only took away costly office equipment but also set on fire its record. The CPNE […]

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Daniel Pearl’s family hails arrest

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NEW YORK: The family of slain US journalist Daniel Pearl welcomed on Monday the arrest in Pakistan of a former leader of a banned militant outfit allegedly involved in his 2002 murder. Qari Abdul Hayee, popularly known as Asadullah and from Karachi’s Gulshan-i-Iqbal neighbourhood, was detained in a raid on his hideout on Sunday, according […]

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Balochistan and journalists

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By: Muhammad Akbar Notezai The issue of the killings of Balochistan’s journalists is neither being paid heed to internationally nor nationally In Balochistan, journalists are susceptible to danger because of their honest and brave reporting in the restive province. Moreover, there are many journalists who have quit performing their journalistic duties. This is the reason […]

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