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The dispute between party members over nominations for the upcoming Senate elections had earlier resulted in the emergence of splinter groups - Dr Farooq Sattar led PIB Colony faction and the Bahadurabad group consisting of Amir Khan, Nasreen Jalil, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui among others. Photo: file.
As a Pakistani, it was important for me to show the Afghans what the real Pakistan is. That meant giving the opportunity to explore on their own and to see how hospitable and loving Pakistanis can be to their guests. We somehow assume that most Afghans have visited Pakistan, which is not the case. In fact ...

SRINAGAR: A Pakistani historian and poet has conclusively established that it was a Kashmiri journalist who gave Pakistan its name, as early as 1928, almost 19 years before it became a reality. The research has closed the academic manhunt for the person who used the word “Pakistan” for the first time, ...
Under the pretext of countering terrorism, highly restrictive legislation has been introduced: broadly defined offences in the Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act and Pakistan Telecommunications Act are open to abuse, including against journalists, and must be repealed. We remain concerned that ...
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has cleared fake bills worth millions of rupees on the pretext of arranging dinners for journalists and ... The carrier's chairman had the authority to approve cases that exceeded one million Pakistani rupees or US$30,000 in a single case, while the station ...
A local broadcaster has hired a transgender news caster for the first time in Pakistan's history, said a senior journalist on Twitter on Sunday. The journalist posted a picture of Maavia Malik and wrote "Pakistan's first news caster on screen now-Maavia Malik." Shiraz Hassan, who is associated with BBC, ...

Despite the fact that the majority of journalists and HRDs were aware of different forms of digital surveillance, only 33% had some knowledge about the legal frameworks governing surveillance in Pakistan. Around 87% respondents of the survey believed that it is the state institutions, which are the ...
New York, March 12, 2018 --The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomes the release on bail of Pakistani journalist Hafiz Husnain Raza and calls on Pakistani authorities to drop all remaining charges against him. Authorities released Raza from prison on March 10 after an Anti-Terrorism Court in ...
Pakistani journalists hold oil lamps during a vigil to pay tribute to their colleagues and lawyers who were killed in a suicide bombing at the Civil Hospital in Islamabad, August 2016. (Photo: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images). When freelance journalist Umer Ali traveled to the city of Pattoki in eastern Pakistan ...
GENEVA: India on Thursday highlighted human rights violations by Pakistan at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). India's response came ... India also highlighted enforced disappearances and unlawful killing of political dissidents by the Pakistani security forces. “We urge the Council to ...

Islamabad, Pakistan - At least 20 members of the Pakistani Taliban, including the son of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah, have been ... The fighters, including Abdullah, were killed in a strike on a TTP camp, the group said in a statement texted to local journalists in Pakistan's Bajaur ...
Hamidullah was the first female to contribute English columns to Pakistani media outlets as well as the first Muslim female columnist to write in an Indian newspaper in English. Not only that but she was also the first woman journalist to be included in press delegations to visit foreign countries.
LAHORE: Ali Jahangir Siddiqui, honoured by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader in 2014, will be the 25th Pakistani Ambassador to the ... Similarly, Pakistan's former Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal Zulfiqar Ali Khan and country's former Army Chief Jahengir Karamat were also entrusted ...
As for academics, journalists and voters, there's never been a more crucial time to report on the world in new and unique ways, weave out journalism centered ... In regards to comments on Pakistan's powerful military and intelligence agencies, such critical are his views that he was made victim of a brazen, ...
It is an obnoxious trend in Pakistan's social media what we are experiencing now. Unfortunately, two stories came out relating to the private lives of journalists within a few weeks. Some three weeks back, in relation to Imran Khan's third marriage, a senior journalist, political commentator and writer of '100 ...
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan married (Nikkah) Bushra Bibi on January 1, when she was observing Iddat (the time a woman goes into ... As per the senior journalist's report, Bushra's trusted aide Farah Jabeen praised Mufti Saeed in front of Imran, to which Imran proudly said that “Afterall ...
The Coalition For Women In Journalism (CFWIJ), the first global network of support for women journalists is launching its Pakistan chapter on ... Marvi Sirmed, renowned Pakistani journalist who looks over advocacy for the CFWIJ pointed out the need for specialised mentoring, saying that women journalists ...
For His Book 'Directorate S,' Journalist Steve Coll Dives Into Pakistan's Spy Agency ... There are other credible journalists who have quoted anonymous sources saying that they believe the Pakistanis did have a cell. I didn't ... And he was paranoid that they would run into Pakistani police and get arrested.
The journalist community condemned Raja's murder and demanded immediate arrest of the attackers. They also demanded protection for all journalists and threatened protests if Raja's killers were not arrested soon. Last year, prominent reporter Ahmed Noorani was also savagely beaten and stabbed in ...


 

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