KP Assembly approves endowment fund for journalists

KP Assembly approves endowment fund for journalistsPESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has approved Endowment Fund Act meant for the welfare of the journalists’ community that would resolve issues of media persons, said Speaker provincial assembly, Mushtaq Ghani. Talking to the newly elected cabinet of Peshawar Press Club here, he felicitated the newly elected president and his cabinet and hoped that he would […]

Facebook blocks Radio Pakistan over IOK posts

Facebook blocks Radio Pakistan over IOK postsISLAMABAD.: A popular social networking site has blocked live news streaming by Pakistan’s national broadcaster over posts about Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) which has been under siege since August 5, 2019 after the Narendra Modi government unconstitutionally stripped the disputed region of its special status. Radio Pakistan accused Facebook of blocking live news bulletins by the […]

PFUJ to celebrate 2020 as year of press freedom

PFUJ to celebrate 2020 as year of press freedomISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), which has completed 70 years of its existence, will celebrate 2020 as the “Year of Press Freedom and Protection of Economic Rights” of workers of the media industry, the newly-elected PFUJ president, Zulfikar Shahzada, and secretary general Nasir Zaidi said in a joint statement on Sunday. They […]

Al-Qaeda’s media cell busted in Gujranwala

Al-Qaeda’s media cell busted in GujranwalaGUJRANWALA- Five terrorists running Al-Qaeda’s media cell have been arrested from Gujranwala in a joint operation conducted by the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and an intelligence agency on Friday. According to CTD officials, intelligence agencies had been keeping a track of the terrorists for several months and collecting information about them. The arrested men have […]

IHC disposes of plea against interior ministry ban

IHC disposes of plea against interior ministry banISLAMABAD:The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday disposed of a petition challenging the interior ministry’s ban on its officials as well as employees of its subordinate departments from speaking to the media without permission and sharing documents or any other information on social networking websites. The plea against the restrictions was filed by a citizen, […]