Annual polls of Karachi Press Club today

Karachi Press Club

KARACHI: The annual elections of Karachi Press Club (KPC) will be held at its premises on December 29. This was announced by the Chairman of the Election Committee, Prof Dr Tauseef Ahmed Khan, on Friday. He said that there are two panels- the Green Panel headed by GM Jamali and The Democrats led by Muhammad …

Malik tweets possible lifting of YouTube ban

YouTube

By: Umer Nangiana / Zahid Gishkori / Gibran Ashraf ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday tweeted that the world’s largest video-sharing web portal, YouTube will be restored within 24 hours. Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) officials told The Express Tribune that at least two stakeholders, the interior minister and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) …

Committee to study Balochistan journalists’ problems

Balochistan Journalists

QUETTA: A fact-finding commission constituted by the Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) on the problems being faced by the journalists in Balochistan will submit in two months its report about mediapersons’ deaths in incidents of target killing, harassment and payment of compensation. “The commission on the problems faced by journalists of Balochistan will be headed …

Conspiracies being hatched against Sindh: Sharjeel Memon

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon has said that conspiracies are being hatched to create strife among the people of the province. According to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader part of the said conspiracy is the appointment of an election commissioner who belongs to Punjab. Memon stated clearly that he was against this …

Supreme Court bars acting chairman PEMRA from work

Islamabad: The Supreme Court (SC) has barred the acting Chairman of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Dr Abdul Jabbar from discharging his duties, Geo News reported Thursday. The SC was hearing the petition filed by senior journalists’ Hamid Mir and Absar Alam regarding the formation of a media commission. During the hearing, Justice Jawwad …