PPF concerned over misogynistic comments against journalist

PPF concerned over misogynistic comments against journalistPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina has expressed concern over the misogynistic comments against journalist Norma Devechi. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali denounced this act and urged the authorities to thoroughly investigate this incident and hold those responsible for sexually assaulting journalist, Norma Devechi. PPF also urged […]

Media houses to get all outstanding dues: Fawad

Media houses to get all outstanding dues: FawadISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry Thursday said the federal cabinet had decided to release all the outstanding amounts to the media organisations at the federal level.He said this while briefing the media on the decisions of the federal cabinet which met under Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Prime Minister Office […]

Bajaur Press Club closed following threats

Bajaur Press Club closed following threatsThe Bajaur Press Club, in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that borders Afghanistan, was closed on November 13, for an unspecified period on the orders of senior officers of the local administration due to the fear of terrorist attack. Talking to Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), Hasbanullah Khan, President of the Bajaur Press Club said the senior […]

Bajaur Press Club closed over terror threat

Bajaur Press Club closed over terror threatKHAR: The Bajaur Press Club was closed for an indefinite period on Tuesday following threats of terror attacks. The press club president Hasbanullah Khan told Dawn here that though he did not know about the threats, but the club had been shut down on the directives of senior officials of the local administration. Quoting the […]

Arrest of senior journalist: PPP supports protesting Karachi journalists

Arrest of senior journalist: PPP supports protesting Karachi journalistsKARACHI: Expressing grave concern over the attack on the Karachi Press Club (KPC) and arrest of senior journalist Nasarullah Chaudhry on fabricated charges, Central Information Secretary of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Nafisa Shah on Tuesday said the PPP would raise this issue in parliament and support journalists in their struggle for democratic rights and freedom […]

Government orders clearance of media houses’ dues to prevent layoffs

Government orders clearance of media houses’ dues to prevent layoffsInformation Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the concerned departments to immediately clear all pending dues accruing to media houses. “In the past few weeks, the government has observed that people are being sacked from various media houses. The PTI government is committed to providing livelihood to people and […]