Caretaker Info Minister takes notice of alleged torture, arrest of senior journalist Fayyaz Zafar

Caretaker Info Minister takes notice of alleged torture, arrest of senior journalist Fayyaz Zafar

Caretaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Murtaza Solangi has taken notice of the alleged torture and arrest of Fayyaz Zafar, a senior journalist from Swat. Discussing the incident with relevant authorities, he emphasized the importance of conducting an impartial investigation into the incident. He asserted that the authority of the office must not be employed…

CJP-designate urges journalists to be truthful

CJP-designate urges journalists to be truthful

Chief Justice-designate Qazi Faez Isa says freedom of expression and access to information are the fundamental rights of every citizen.  Justice Isa said so while addressing the swearing-in ceremony of the cabinet of the Press Association of the Supreme Court.  The CJP said the purpose of all laws was to bring out the truth and…

Senior journalist Jan Moha­mmad Mahar shot dead in Sukkur

Senior journalist Jan Moha­mmad Mahar shot dead in Sukkur

SUKKUR: Jan Moha­mmad Mahar, a senior journalist associated with a Sindhi newspaper Kawish and its TV channel KTN , was shot dead by armed men in Sukkur city of Sindh province.According to reports, the senior journalist and Kawish Television Network (KTN) Sukkur bureau chief was shot several times after leaving the broadcaster’s offices after 9.15…

Historic day as PM’s health card scheme for journalists, artists launched: Marriyum

Historic day as PM’s health card scheme for journalists, artists launched: Marriyum

Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said on Tuesday that today was a historic day as for the first time, a health card facility was being launched for journalists, media workers and artists on the instructions of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.Addressing the launching ceremony of “Prime Minister’s National Health Program 2023 for journalists,…

Outgoing govt announces 35pc increase in advertisements rates on APNS demand

Outgoing govt announces 35pc increase in advertisements rates on APNS demand

ISLAMABAD – The outgoing government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) has announced a 35pc increase in government advertisement rates for newspapers, and periodicals, in a fresh breath of air for print media, which is facing hard times. All Pakistan Newspapers Society APNS, the leading organization of major Pakistani newspapers, expressed gratitude to Prime Minister…

Journalist Ghulam Asghar Khand shot dead in Khairpur district of Sindh province

Journalist Ghulam Asghar Khand shot dead in Khairpur district of Sindh province

KHAIRPUR:( August 7,2023) Ghulam Asghar Khand, associated with the Sindhi Daily Sobh, was  attacked and killed in Ahmadpur town of Khairpur district  of Sindh province . According to reports unknown men riding motorcycles approached the journalist while he was at his guest house in the locality of Ahmadpur, before firing at him.  The journalist received…