Dawn News anchor Adil Shahzeb receives death threats

ISLAMABAD—several prominent journalists have expressed extreme anger and outrage over the harassment of DawnNews TV anchor Adil Shahzeb by higher-ups of the former PTI government led by Imran Khan. Shahzeb, who hosts a popular prime-time talk show ‘Live with Adil Shahzeb on DawnNews, disclosed on Twitter...

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Imran Khan hits 14-million follower mark on Twitter

Prime Minister Imran Khan hits the 14-million follower mark on Twitter, becoming the most-followed Pakistani politician on the microblogging website. In today’s day and age, politicians use social media as a means to communicate decisions as well as propagate views — and Pakistan’s politicians are not...

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Media’s role in moulding public opinion underscored

LAHORE – Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Saleem Baig called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at Civil Secretariat here on Monday to discuss the launch of a TV channel by the Punjab government. The CM appreciated the performance of PEMRA, adding...

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Accused killer of policemen, journalist released on bail

SUKKUR: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC), Shikarpur, on Monday granted bail to Sardar Tegho Khan Teghani against the surety bond of Rs0.5 million. The court adjourned the case for next hearing on July 30. It is pertinent to mention that Teghani was remanded to the district...

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Special cell to monitor social media in Muharram, says Capital City Police Officer (CCPO

LAHORE: Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar has said round-the-clock monitoring of social media will be ensured through a special monitoring cell in Muharram. While presiding over a meeting of the Central Executive District Peace Committee at the District Police Lines Qilla...

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Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) demands immediate appointment of Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE) judge

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has demanded immediate appointment of the judge of Implementation Tribunal for Newspapers Employees (ITNE), which is being delayed due to the reasons best known to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists President Shahzada Zulfiqar...

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Role of media vital for creating awareness about corona vaccine’

Islamabad: Prime Minister’s Task Force on Science and Technology cum Head of Corona Task Force Chairman Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman on Saturday urged upon the media to play its vital role to create an awareness campaign regarding the benefits of vaccination against the coronavirus. In an interview,...

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Govt finalized digital policy as demands accepted: CPNE

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has Govt finalized the digital policy for newspaper websites having given in to the long-held demands of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE). According to a CPNE press release issued on Saturday, the minister expressed his...

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Geo News team attacked during London Afghan protest

LONDON: A group of Afghan nationals held a protest outside Pakistan High Commission London on Friday afternoon which turned violent when a Geo News reporting team was attacked by some of the demonstrators. “The Watan Group” had organized the protest to seek justice for the daughter...

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The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) condoles demise of prominent journalist Arif Nizami

The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) on Friday expressed deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences on the demise of renowned journalist Arif Nizami. In a joint statement, CPNE Senior Vice President Ali Kazim Waheed, acting Secretary-General Amir Mahmood, Vice Presidents Sardar Khan Niazi, Ikram Sehgal, Irshad...

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