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PEMRA notice to Express News for airing swear word

ISLAMABAD – Express News Television has been asked by PEMRA to explain why a swear word was allowed to go on air during their regular transmission on August 24.

 

In a letter to the channel’s CEO, PEMRA said the lapse occurred during the airing of a news conference by PML-N leader Ameen Afridi. It said this was a violation of the Code of Conduct for electronic media and also violated certain PEMRA laws.

 

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Journalist murdered in India

A Junagadh-based journalist Kishore Dave, the bureau chief of 'Jai Hind', a local daily, was found murdered at his workplace on Monday night. Unidentified assailants stabbed him to death around 9:30 pm. His family allegedly accused Bhavesh Suraj, the son of BJP senior leader Ratilal Suraj, of committing the crime.

Police inspector M K Parmar said, "One more journalist has been murdered in Gujarat. He was the bureau chief of 'Jai

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Owais Tohid joins Capital Television; to do a show soon

ISLAMABAD – Senior print and broadcast journalist Owais Tohid has joined Capital Television where he will soon start doing a show.

 

He sought support from his followers and viewers while making the announcement on Twitter Wednesday. “I have joined @CapitalTV_News and will soon do a show. Hope you all will

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Owais Tohid joins Capital Television; to do a show soon

Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh acquitted in money laundering case

KARACHI - A sessions court here Wednesday acquitted Shoaib Ahmad Shaikh, the CEO of software company Axact in a money laundering case.

 

Shaikh, who also heads the BOL Media Group, had been in jail after being accused of illegally transferring Rs170m abroad. Two other accused in the case are on bail. The case was heard in the court of Additional and Sessions Judge (South).

 

Shaikh’s acquittal is being

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RIUJ, National Press Club protest violent attacks on media

ISLAMABAD – The Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalists (RIUJ) and National Press Club Tuesday staged a protest against the MQM-led attack on media houses in Karachi.


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Security of news organizations enhanced in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - Following the attack on ARY News Teelvision in Karachi Monday, the Islamabad Police have enhanced security around media houses in the capital.

A police sou


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PEMRA tells TV channels not to air anti-Pakistan slogans

ISLAMABAD – In an advisory, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has told television channels not to air and re-run anti-Pakistan slogans from MQM chief Alt


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Attack on ARY News: IFJ calls for urgent action against inci

BRUSSELS - The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called for urgent action to be taken against those who incited and carried out violent attacks on media companies in Ka


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Forces seal MQM headquarters after TV station attack

KARACHI - Paramilitary forces have sealed the headquarters of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Karachi and detained five of its top leaders, after supporters of the party stormed the office of a television channel.

Supporters of MQM rushed to the office of ARY News Monday shortly after their leader Altaf Hussain, who lives i


One killed, several injured in attack on ARY News office in Karachi

KARACHI - One person was killed and several others injured Monday when MQM activists, who were on a hunger strike for four days, went on a rampage here and attacked the office of ARY News Television alleging biased coverage.

Several journalists of various media organization present there were attacked by the activists of the


Senior Dawn journalist Zaheer Ahmed passes away

KARACHI - Zaheer Ahmed Khan, 55, a senior sub-editor with Dawn in Karachi, passed away Saturday after a long illness.

 

The deceased, described by his colleagues and friends as a ‘great journalist’, and a ‘loving colleague’, was associated with Dawn for more than 25 years.

 


Pakistani Twitter heavyweight hits India where it hurts

ISLAMABAD – Senior Pakistani journalist Omar R Quraishi is a Twitter heavyweight with 114k followers. So when he casually tweeted this week about an Indian athlete winning the country's first bronze medal and how they would go on to portray that, it infuriated the neighbors.

 

“Finally one of the 119


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Ahmed Ali Khan, former editor-in-chief of Dawn, died in Karachi on 13 March 2007. Born in 1924 in Bhopal, his association with Dawn began in Delhi in 1946 and ended in Karachi in 2004. He also served as editor of the Pakistan Times, Lahore. He was with Dawn for nearly 42 years — 28 of them as editor/chief editor.