Pemra chairman receives second complaint against senior official

Pemra chairman receives second complaint against senior officialISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman has received second complaint of women harassment against a senior officer in less than two months. The first complaint was filed by a female employee of State Life Insurance Corporation in the mid of November last year who claimed that Pemra’s senior officer harassed her and misbehaved […]

In Balochistan, journalists to protest against lay-offs

In Balochistan, journalists to protest against lay-offsQUETTA:The journalist community of Balochistan has announced to launch protests against the dismissal of media workers in the country. “Protest camps will be set up in front of the provincial assemblies across the country, while a demonstration will be held on February 12 in front of the parliament during the assembly session,” said Pakistan Federal Union of […]

Fawad, anchorperson seek police action

Fawad, anchorperson seek police actionLAHORE: The row between Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry and anchorperson Mubasher Lucman took a surprise turn on Monday when the two filed applications with police, seeking action against each other for hurling `serious threats.’ In his application submitted to the Model Town station house officer, Mr Chaudhry said that he was […]

Rights bodies ask govt for concrete action against attacks on media

Rights bodies ask govt for concrete action against attacks on mediaKARACHI: In a joint appeal, members of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and other rights organisations have called upon the government to take concrete action against threats, intimidation and harassment against journalists and to unequivocally condemn attacks on the independent media in Pakistan. In the letter addressed to President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister […]