PPF condemned the assault on Nigerian journalist

PPF condemned the assault on Nigerian journalistPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria expressed concern over the Charles Otu, a correspondent of the Guardian newspaper, who was badly, assaulted by the armed men allegedly, political thugs at Vanco Junction in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital on June 3. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali condemned […]

Attack on media won’t be tolerated: Marriyum

Attack on media won’t be tolerated: MarriyumISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb has condemned the attack on a DSNG van of a private news channel in Faisalabad on Tuesday. In a statement, she said no restriction can be imposed on Media in the country and the democratic government firmly believes in freedom of expression. She said attacks on Media […]

Varsity guards beat up journalists

Varsity guards beat up journalistsFAISALABAD: Eight journalists were attacked and beaten up by University of Agriculture Faisalabad’s guards outside the varsity’s premises on Tuesday. While UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Iqrar Ahmed has not taken any immediate action, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah promised a strict action as well as registration of a case against the varsity’s guards. Recently, the […]

Bail petition dismissed in cyber crime case

Bail petition dismissed in cyber crime caseLAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Monday dismissed a bail petition of a man involved in uploading objectionable material on the social media against former federal minister Firdous Ashiq Awan. Federal Investigation Agency`s (FIA) cyber crime cell had arrested Haseeb Zahid on a complaint lodge by private secretary of the ex-minister. The investigating officer told the […]