Petition against demolition of Sukkur Press Club building disposed of

Petition against demolition of Sukkur Press Club building disposed ofSUKKUR: The Sindh High Court, Sukkur bench, on Tuesday disposed of as not maintainable two identical petitions against the district administration’s move to demolish buildings of the local press club and an Islamic centre standing on the lands of different parks. A two-member bench comprising Justice Mohammad Shafi Siddiq and Justice Rasheed Ahmed Soomro took […]

Role of women journalists in society praised

Role of women journalists in society praisedQUETTA: Adviser to the Balochistan Chief Minister on Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs Abdul Khaliq Hazara has highlighted the importance of media in the development of society, saying the face of Pakistani media is being changed and women are the catalyst of this transformation. “The media-persons always work with devotion and highlight the issues faced by […]

PPF condemns social media blackout in Zimbabwe

PPF condemns social media blackout in ZimbabwePakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of Zimbabwe has expressed concern over the internet shutdown in Zimbabwe since January 15, 2019. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has denounced this restriction of internet in the country and called on the government of Zimbabwe to stop targeting public […]

Media crisis to subside with boost in economy: President Alvi

Media crisis to subside with boost in economy: President AlviISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi has voiced hope that the current financial crisis faced by the media would be over through a trickle-down effect after improvement in the national economy. “Media could not become self-dependent till the strengthening of the national economy that would ultimately impact the advertising business,” Alvi said on Friday while addressing the […]