2 terrorists linked with Pearl killing arrested

2 terrorists linked with Pearl killing arrestedMANSEHRA  –   Two Pakistan Taliban terrorists have been arrested for their involvement in the kidnapping and killing of American journalist Daniel Pearl and several terror-related activities in the country, officials said on Friday. The Counter-Terrorism Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mansehra district said they are the most dreaded terrorists of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Daniel Pearl, […]

PPF condemns law suit against radio talk show host

PPF condemns law suit against radio talk show hostPakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to George Weah, President of Liberia has expressed concern over the law suit against radio talk show host, Henry Costa. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali, has condemned the action taken against the journalist and Roots FM and urged the concerned authorities to immediately look into this matter […]

Govt striving to resolve media issues: Samsam

Govt striving to resolve media issues: SamsamLAHORE: Punjab Information and Culture Minister Syed Samsam Ali Bukhari said Thursday the government was making all-out efforts to solve the problems of the journalist community. He was chairing a departmental meeting at the office of DGPR Punjab here on Thursday. Secretary Information Momin Agha, DGPR Punjab Dr. Muhammad Aslam Dogar and others attended the […]

Define ‘reasonable curbs’, says Babar

Define ‘reasonable curbs’, says BabarISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Secretary General Farhatullah Babar said Thursday the freedom of expression was being increasingly curbed. He was speaking said at a discussion — Freedom of Expression and Safety of Journalists — organised by the National Commission on Human Rights here at a local hotel on Thursday. Babar said the Article […]

Journo, brother injured in armed attack

Journo, brother injured in armed attackMIRPURKHAS : A local journalist and his brother were seriously injured in an attack by suspects in Baloch Para of Lalchandabad here the other day. According to police, local journalist Fahad Malik and his younger brother Abdul Wahab Malik were at their house when suspect Sarwar Awan and his two sons including Azeem Sarwar Awan […]

Journalist’s bail extended by one week

Journalist’s bail extended by one weekKARACHI: A district court on Wednesday extended by one week an interim pre-arrest bail of journalist Shahzeb Ali Shah Jillani in a case pertaining to cyber terrorism, electronic forgery and giving defamatory remarks about institutions of the state. The Federal Investigation Agency had booked Mr Jillani in a case registered under Sections 500 (punishment for […]