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Hussain Naqi praised for bold journalism

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HYDERABAD: Senior journalists described veteran newsman Hussain Naqi as the name of resistance and a rebel at a reception in his honour held at the local press club here on Monday. Veteran journalist Abdul Aziz Malik said Hussain Naqi always fought for rights and the truth though he had to face a tough time. He […]

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HPC PAYS TRIBUTES TO DECEASED JOURNALISTS

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The deceased journalists and members of Hyderabad Press Club were remembered on Thursday at a gathering of media persons here at the auditorium of Hyderabad Press Club. A group journalists led by Imtiaz Khawar has started initiative on the last day of the year to remembering the deceased journalists who rendered their services in the […]

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Press clubs urged to increase security

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Hyderabad: Like other organization, the press clubs should increase their security and the civil defence department is ready to provide them necessary training, said deputy controller Civil Defence Department Hyderabad here on Thursday. He was speaking at a safety and security workshop for media organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) at the Hyderabad Press Club […]

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Press, police cooperation urged to check crime

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Hyderabad: Close cooperation between police and Press would help in checking crime in our society, said Principal of Regional Police Training Center (RTC) Hyderabad Nisar Ahmed Brohi. Speaking at a three-day training and safety workshop for media organized by Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) here Wednesday, he said media is playing a valuable role for elimination […]

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Protest demo against illegal closure of Geo News

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HYDERABAD: Journalists, representatives of religious and political parties, and members of civil society staged a protest demonstration against the illegal closure of Geo News for the past four months. Addressing the demonstration, Pakistan People’s Party leader Zahid Bhurgari regretted that Geo continues to remain shut even after serving the punishment awarded to it by Pakistan […]

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HUJ condemns attack on Aaj TV

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The working journalists under the banner of Hyderabad Union of Journalists on Monday staged a protest demonstration here in front of Hyderabad Press Club on Monday night against the bomb attack on the office of Aaj TV. The demonstrators led by President HUJ Junaid Khanzada strongly criticised the attacks on television news channel. Among others, […]

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Call for legislation on ratified human rights conventions

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HYDERABAD: Experts and human rights activists lamented on Thursday that though Pakistan was signatory to a number of international conventions, successive governments hadn’t formulated any laws for ensuring basic human rights to people such as education, health and livelihood. They were speaking at the launch of a national mobilisation campaign for ‘International Covenant on Economic, […]

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Journalists demand security at Tuesday’s protest

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KARACHI/HYDERABAD/SUKKUR: The attack on the offices of the Express Media Group in Karachi was slammed across Sindh by journalists on Tuesday. Members of various journalist unions, such as the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Hyderabad Press Club, Sukkur Union of Journalists (Indus) […]

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Journalists condemn ‘kidnapping’ of newsman

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By: GOHAR ALI KHAN HYDERABAD: Office-bearers of the Hyderabad Press Club (HPC) demanded of the government to help recover senior journalist Farhan Affendi, who was picked up from his home by some armed men after breaking the door of his house late on Thursday night. Mr Affendi is Bureau Chief of ARY television channel and […]

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