FIR registered on thrashing of journalist by TMA officials

FIR registered on thrashing of journalist by TMA officialsRAWALPINDI: After investigating the issue, City Police Station has registered an FIR under Sections of 506, 147 and 149 against Town Municipal Administration (TMA) Rawal Town officials as they thrashed The News reporter Khalid Iqbal. Police were continuously raiding to hunt the accused down but culprits went underground after registration of FIR here on Thursday. […]

Journalists unanimous in upholding media ethics

By: Ashraf Ansari Islamabad: At a seminar on media ethics and court reporting, senior journalists and lawyers agreed that there was urgent need to abide by the professional norms by … Read More

Zardari takes pride in upholding media freedom

By: Shoaib A Raja Kaira reaffirms commitment to freedom of expression ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday took pride in upholding media freedoms and showing tolerance for dissent. He … Read More

Press Council of Pakistan to ensure safety of journalists, says chairman

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) Raja Muhammad Shafqat Abbasi on Wednesday vowed to protect the journalists for their right of freedom to access information. Addressing a consultative meeting … Read More

Pakistan Bar Council, Press Council of Pakistan to provide media-persons legal aid

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) and Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) have agreed to work together as strategic partners to provide legal aid to media persons at all levels. … Read More