Journalists covering Islamabad sit-ins brave manhandling

KARACHI: At least one dozen journalists and their supporting staffers belonging to different news channels have braved harassment and manhandling at the hands of angry cadres of a ruling party and two opposition parties, while covering their protest rallies and sit-ins on the Constitution Avenue of the capital of Pakistan, Islamabad. These claimants of democracy …

Aaj TV’s offices evacuated due to bomb threat

The offices of Aaj TV channel across the country were evacuated after it received a bomb threat on Friday morning. The threat was made through a postal mail to television’s Islamabad bureau purportedly by Ghulam Mustafa who claimed that he and his associates had already abducted the son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. …