Shikarpur journalist shot at, wounded

Shikarpur journalist shot at, woundedSHIKARPUR: A senior journalist associated with a Sindhi daily was shot and wounded by some masked assailants near the Gul Wah (irrigation channel) area here on Tuesday. Jameel Ahmed Mahar, also the senior vice president of Shikarpur Union of Journalists (SUJ), was chased and attacked in the area falling within the limits of Chak police […]

SC to hear appeal against SHC judgment on Pearl case today

SC to hear appeal against SHC judgment on Pearl case todayISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan, on Monday, will start hearing on appeals against the Sindh High Court judgment to acquit the accused involved in murder of Daniel Pearl, Bureau Chief of Wall Street Journal in Pakistan. On April 2, the SHC acquitted Adil Sheikh, Salman Saqib and Fahad Nasim and modified the sentence […]

Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19

Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19ISLAMABAD: Two Radio Pakistan staffers died from Covid-19 on Thursday. The deceased include a senior broadcast engineer and an Urdu newscaster. They were both associated with Radio Pakistan for 20 years. According to an official statement issued by the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Senior Broadcast Engineer Mohammad Ashfaq, 48, was a regular Radio Pakistan employee […]

Mir Shakil’s bail plea hearing could not be held

Mir Shakil’s bail plea hearing could not be heldLAHORE: Hearing on the bail petition of Jang group’s editor-in-chief Mir Shakilur Rehman in a 34-year-old land allotment case could not be held on Thursday due to unavailability of a division bench of the Lahore High Court. On the last hearing, a bench comprising Justice Sardar Ahmad Naeem and Justice Farooq Haider had heard the […]

Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBA

Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBAKARACHI: In a strong statement issued on Saturday, the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for what it called attempting to destroy the radio broadcasting industry in the country with its `highhanded tactics’. “Pemra in a move to fill its coffers with irrational levies has started collecting from […]

APP Reporter Seriously Injured In Pre-dawn Attack

APP Reporter Seriously Injured In Pre-dawn AttackPESHAWAR: Senior Sports Reporter of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Peshawar Bureau, Ijaz Ahmed Khan sustained serious head injury in a pre-dawn attack near Northern Bypass in the limits of Khazana Police Station here on Wednesday. He was rushed to a hospital by his relatives, where he got stitches on his head. He was […]