TV cameraman hospitalised after being assaulted by Nawaz Sharif’s guards

TV cameraman hospitalised after being assaulted by Nawaz Sharif’s guardsISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s security guards assaulted and injured the cameraman of a private news channel outside Parliament House on Monday. Mr Sharif met his brother Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shahbaz Sharif and senior PML-N leaders, including ex-prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and former speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, besides […]

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 […]

Journalists continue protest against sackings

Journalists continue protest against sackingsISLAMABAD: Journalists of Rawalpindi and Islamabad continued their protest for a second day on Wednesday by setting up a pakora stall in front of the Parliament House to protest termination of services of journalists and workers by different media organisations. Nuzhat Pathan, a Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA from Sindh, visited the camp and held out an […]

Senior Radio Pakistan official found dead

Senior Radio Pakistan official found deadISLAMABAD: An official of Radio Pakistan was found dead in the Koral police jurisdiction on Saturday. According to police, the deceased was identified as Muhammad Ilyas, deputy controller of news at Radio Pakistan. His body was found in Ghauri Town Phase-V, according to Investigation Officer Ashfaq Ahmed. He said the body was recovered on Saturday […]

Senior Radio Pakistan official found dead

Senior Radio Pakistan official found deadISLAMABAD: An official of Radio Pakistan was found dead in the Koral police jurisdiction on Saturday. According to police, the deceased was identified as Muhammad Ilyas, deputy controller of news at Radio Pakistan. His body was found in Ghauri Town Phase-V, according to Investigation Officer Ashfaq Ahmed. He said the body was recovered on Saturday […]

PPF Training Workshop For Journalists

KARACHI, January 10, 2015: The Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in collaboration with Free Press Unlimited is holding a 3-day residential training workshop, from 14th till 16th January, for journalists, in Islamabad. The workshop titled as “Safety and Security Training workshop for Journalists”, will bring together more than 25 journalists from more than 10 districts of …

Proposals about right to information body hailed

ISLAMABAD: The Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan (CRCP) has welcomed the proposals of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting regarding establishment of an independent and autonomous information commission at the federal level and providing legal protection to whistleblowers. A statement issued by CRCP secretary general Mian Abrar Hafeez praised the committee and …