PFUJ condemns ‘indecent’ remarks by Gill

PFUJ condemns ‘indecent’ remarks by GillISLAMABAD: Pakistan federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned “indecent” remarks by PM’s Special Assistant Shehbaz Gill while responding to a journalist’s. The question was about Gill’s removal from Quaid-e-Azam University. In a joint statement President PFUJ Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi demanded the prime Minister Imran Khan take notice of Shehbaz […]

Media related troubles continue for govt

Media related troubles continue for govtISLAMABAD: New York Times and Washington Post have covered an incident that will add to government’s worry about its perception of media handling and freedom of speech that has increasingly been under the limelight. According to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and Council of Newspaper Editors, MPA Fayyazul Hassan Chohan made incendiary remarks, […]

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 […]