Declaration of newspapers closing offices to be cancelled

Declaration of newspapers closing offices to be cancelledISLAMABAD: Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Monday that Prime Minister Imran Khan had expressed deep concern over the journalists’ firing from jobs. Talking to the camp of sacked journalists and media workers here, the minister said the prime minister had asked him to meet the affected media persons, taking along information ministers from […]

Rights activist Gulalai Ismail released: Islamabad police

Rights activist Gulalai Ismail released: Islamabad policeRights activist Gulalai Ismail was released by Islamabad police late Wednesday, Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat told DawnNewsTV. However, according to the senior official, 17 of the 25 Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) workers arrested a day earlier along with Gulalai for holding a protest demonstration outside the National Press Club were sent to Adiala jail after […]

‘It’s the constitutional right of every citizen to get information from govt departments’

‘It’s the constitutional right of every citizen to get information from govt departments’KARACHI: Speakers at a consultative workshop held on Monday at a local hotel regretted the government’s lack of interest in implementing the Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act 2016 and pointed out that despite the passage of almost 21 months, very few public bodies/departments had nominated a designated officer to provide information as per […]

PPF condemns the attack on Roots FM radio in Liberia

PPF condemns the attack on Roots FM radio in LiberiaPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the attack on Roots FM radio station on January 31st, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has denounced this attack on radio station and called on the Liberian authorities to immediately investigate the matter and hold those […]

PPF condemns the threat and verbal assault on TellZim staff

PPF condemns the threat and verbal assault on TellZim staffPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the threat and verbal assault on TellZim staff. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali has condemned the verbal attack and threats on journalists and called on the law enforcement agencies and Zimbabwe government to thoroughly investigate the matter and […]

Bilawal wants parliament to give judiciary a fight

Bilawal wants parliament to give judiciary a fightKarachi – Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday called for ‘empowerment of Parliament’ to reverse the ‘erosion of power’ of this supreme constitutional pillar of the state. “Parliamentary activism is needed in the presence of judicial activism,” he said, asserting that this prime democratic institution was under attack for quite some time. […]