Be vigilant of hostile narratives on social media, COAS advises youths

Be vigilant of hostile narratives on social media, COAS advises youthsArmy chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa urged youths on Thursday to remain mindful and vigilant of of hostile narratives through social media. “Educated youth is prime target of ISIS [Da’ish] and affiliates, be extra cautious,” the chief of army staff (COAS) was quoted by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) as saying. Gen Qamar visited Inter-Services Publication Directorate wherein […]

PML-N workers manhandle journalists

PML-N workers manhandle journalistsRAWALPINDI: Journalists from ARY News, Bol TV, and 92 News were allegedly manhandled by PML-N workers and supporters covering the former prime minister’s rally in Islamabad on Wednesday. Safdar Klasra, a reporter with Bol TV, told Dawn that he was taking a photo of an ambulance that was stuck in traffic near the Faizabad interchange. […]

Asma Jahangir lashes out at the powers that be

Asma Jahangir lashes out at the powers that beISLAMABAD: Outspoken human rights activist Asma Jahangir on Thursday criticised military involvement in politics and the judiciary’s role over the years, wondering why only politicians were held accountable in Pakistan. Addressing a ‘Meet the Press’ event at the National Press Club, the senior lawyer sarcastically observed that the law on freedom of expression allowed individuals to speak […]

Two policemen suspended for manhandling journalist

KARACHI: Two policemen were suspended on Saturday for manhandling a journalist while he was covering a police encounter in Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Sajid Rauf, an Express News reporter, was manhandled by policemen of the Sharae Faisal police station near Lal Flats on main Rashid Minhas Road. “After hearing gunshots, I reached the spot and saw two robbers lying …