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The Nation chief reporter released after detention

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KARACHI – Security personnel in plain clothes on Sunday arrested The Nation Chief Reporter Mansoor Khan when he was covering the rally of the MQM-London chapter and kept him in brief detention at an undisclosed location. He was later released after security high-ups intervened into the matter. According to details, Mansoor Khan was covering the […]

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Faryal raises voice for media

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Karachi  –  Pakistan People’s Party Women Wing President and MPA Faryal Talpur has said that journalists have been at the forefront of democratic struggle in the country. She said that other than Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto’s struggle for democracy, the journalist community in the country had played their important role for supremacy and […]

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CM seeks writers’ role in elimination of social evils

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that freedom of expression and difference of opinion was in-fact the established democratic norms and we would always welcome constructive criticism in all walks of life. Literary and journalist community could greatly contribute in moulding the public opinion on various issues and solving the public grievances. In his […]

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Role of journalists vital for eliminating terrorism: CM

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the country is facing numerous challenges and elimination of terrorism is at the top of the list and that all segments of society will have to play a role in the war against terrorism. He said the role of the journalist community was of vital importance for promoting […]

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The Nation correspondent passes away

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BAHAWALPUR: Senior journalist and Daily The Nation Correspondent in Bahawalpur, Muhammad Afzaal Hameed who passed away on Monday was laid to rest in his native graveyard Noor Shah Bukhari. The deceased was 74. Earlier, his funeral was offered which was attended by a large number of people from all walks of life including local leadership […]

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PFUJ to make human chain to protect democracy

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Monday decided to make a human chain in front of Serena Hotel to protect democracy and the Constitution, said a press statement Monday. The PFUJ President Afzal Butt appealed to the journalist community, civil society organisations and common citizen to become a wall against the dangers facing democracy […]

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CPPC appeals to all PFUJ factions to get united on one platform

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LAHORE: In an emergency meeting Wednesday, Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC) has appealed to all three factions of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) to get united on one platform to deal with unprecedented emerging challenges faced by country’s print and electronic media. According to a press release issued Wednesday, the CPPC meeting called […]

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Media role crucial in current situation, says KP CM

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PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has said that provincial government will continue struggle for achieving constitutional right resources of the province. He was talking to a delegation of journalists which called on him here under the leadership of Nowshera Press Club President Mushtaq Ahmad Paracha and General Secretary Noor Khaliq Khattak. He said the KP […]

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Protest against Geo TV closure continues

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PESHAWAR: The journalist community continued the protest against the closure of the Geo TV channel on the 13th consecutive day on Thursday. The journalists and people from other walks of life visited the camp to express solidarity with the Jang Media Group. The participants chanted slogans in favour of Geo and the Jang Media Group […]

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Banning Geo damaging Pakistan’s image

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Lahore: A protest demonstration was held on Monday against the suspension of Geo in which a large number of people from civil society, legal fraternity, political workers and journalist community participated. The prominent among them were: Maqsood Butt, Zahid Zulfiqar of PPP, Abdullah Malik, Nisar Safdar Advocate, Shahida Jabeen, Iftikhar Shahid, Anjum Rasheed, Muhammad Yaseen […]

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Immediate restoration of Geo News demanded

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LAHORE: Protesting against attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and illegal suspension, displacement, distortion and closure of Geo TV network across the country on 47th day Wednesday in which a large number of journalists, members of civil society, representatives of labourers,workers of political and religious parties and lawyers participated. Carrying banners and placards, inscribed with […]

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Hamid Mir attack to echo in NA today

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ISLAMABAD: The issue of the assassination attempt on senior journalist and Geo TV anchorperson Hamid Mir would echo strongly in the National Assembly (NA) session starting Monday afternoon (today) at 4pm. Members from the opposition and treasury benches are expected to raise the issue through points of order and adjournment motions. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) members including […]

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Pakistan not safe but is producing brave journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan may not be the safest place for journalism, but it does breed brave, undeterred, upright and honest journalists like Hamid Mir, who could not be silenced through violence. During the past few weeks, a sustained campaign has started where journalists are being threatened, harassed and attacked. However, Pakistani journalists are not alien to […]

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Pervaiz assures journalists to resolve their problems

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid assured the journalists on Tuesday that the government was sincere in resolving their problems and would take all possible steps to facilitate them. “Soon after coming to power our government completed the process of formation of 8th Wage Board Award. Now I assure you that we […]

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