Jang Media Group scoops top awards at WAN 2018

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The Jang Media Group won three awards at WAN-IFRA for its Jang VR and Jang Real Apps, recently. The publications from various countries had sent their entries in more than 20 categories for their work in the print and publishing industry. The Jang Media Group bagged the bronze award at the Print Innovation Awards […]

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Applications sought for Jang, Geo, Aga Khan Trust Architecture Design Awards

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The Architecture Design Awards under the Jang Group, Geo TV and Aga Khan Trust for Culture has been announced. An introductory ceremony for this purpose was organised at Alhamra on Wednesday. On the occasion, Faqeer Ijazuddin, Nayyer Ali Dada, Masood Khan and Kamran Lashari expressed their views about Lahore city and its landscape. Maria […]

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Journalist dies in road accident

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Anwar Sami, a cartoonist who remained associated with several newspapers, including Dawn, Jang and Morning News, died in a road accident in Gulshan-i-Maymar area on Thursday. He was 77. According to family sources, he is survived by his wife and four sons. He was on a routine evening walk near his residence when he […]

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Geo, Jang Group offers to appear before Judicial Commission

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s largest media group, Jang/Geo, on Wednesday welcomed the constitution of the Judicial Commission to probe the alleged rigging in the general election held in May 2013 and offered itself for any inquiry into allegations that it had played some role in rigging the elections 2013. Mir Ibrahim Rahman, Chief Executive of the Independent […]

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Court summons channel owner Salman, anchor Lucman for defaming Geo, Jang

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: An Islamabad Court has issued a written order that a probe by the inquiry officer and evidence prima-facie establish that proceedings in a criminal case against one Salman Iqbal of ARY, Akeel Karim Dhedhi and four others be continued and has summoned them all on June 19. In a criminal complaint filed by Independent […]

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Ban on distribution of The News, Jang in Lahore Cantt challenged in LHC

Pakistan Press Foundation

LAHORE: The restrictions on the distribution of daily Jang and The News in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) of Lahore cantonment area has been challenged in the Lahore High Court. An application in this regard was filed on Tuesday by Tahir Naeem, Advocate, a resident of DHA Phase-V, under Article 199 of the Constitution. The […]

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Defaming Human Rights campaigner: Media mogul promises to take action

ISLAMABAD: The publisher of a leading media house has responded positively to noted rights activist and legal expert Asma Jehangir’s complaint against two columnists who allegedly carried out a ‘character assassination’ on her in their respective write ups early last month. The publisher has promised to take action against the two writers, who were also […]

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