Journalist Bilal arrested for ‘objectionable’ posts

Journalist Bilal arrested for ‘objectionable’ postsKARACHI: Bilal Faroo­qui, a journalist associated with English daily Express Tribune, was detained from his home in Defence Housing Society by police on Friday evening, according to his family, friends and official sources. The chief of Karachi police, Additional IG Ghulam Nabi Memon, confirmed that the Station Investigation Officer of the Defence police station had […]

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Jang Group CEO approaches Supreme Court for bail.

Jang Group CEO approaches Supreme Court for bail.ISLAMABAD: Chief Executive of the Jang Group of Newspapers Mir Shakeelur Rehman approached the Supreme Court on Thursday to seek release on post-arrest bail. The media tycoon, who has been under detention for months, filed an appeal against the July 8 Lahore High Court (LHC) order of rejecting his bail plea through his counsel Khawaja […]

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Pemra urged to bring 24NewsHD back on air

Pemra urged to bring 24NewsHD back on airKARACHI: Media workers from Pakistan’s 24NewsHD are facing the possibility of job-losses after the channel was suspended by The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and ceased operation on August 31. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Pakistan affiliate the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ) condemn the suspension order and urge the […]

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