Agence France-Presse photographer shot by anti-Charlie Hebdo protesters: police

KARACHI: A protest organised by Islami Jamiat Talaba’s Karachi chapter on Friday turned violent when a clash took place between protesters and police. Security forces resorted to aerial firing, tear gas and water cannons to push back the charged mob. Three party workers, who were affected by tear gas, have been transferred to the nearest …

Pemra issues 15-day notice to cable operators: minister

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Monday said that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had issued notices to cable operators to ensure smooth and unchanged transmission of TV channels within 15 days in line with the Supreme Court’s order. If the cable operators did not follow the rules, …

Thrashed : PFUJ, RIUJ condemn attack on journalist

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the thrashing and torturing of a Mirpur-based journalist, allegedly done by workers of a political party. Mehmood Mirza, the editor of an Urdu daily, was allegedly attacked and dragged out of his office in Mirpur by workers of a political party after they stormed the …