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BOL hiring continues, Asma taken on board

ISLAMABAD: BOL Group's staff hiring appears to have gathered pace, their latest signing being Asma Shirazi, taken on board as Executive Vice President and Senior Anchorperson.


Asma, was in the United States Friday when the announcement was made just as she received the 2014 Peter Mackler Award for Courage & Ethical Journalism in Washington DC.


Host of the program Faisla Aap Ka on DawnNews Televisi

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BOL hiring continues, Asma taken on board

Court frees suspect in Daniel Pearl murder

HYDERABAD: One of the suspects in American journalist Daniel Pearl’s murder case was freed by an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Hyderabad on Friday.

Syed Hashim, one of the alleged suspects involved in kidnapping and murdering Pearl (pictured), was arrested in 2008. Newly-posted presiding officer of ATC Abdul Ghafoor Memon buried the case citing lack of evidence.


Pearl, the South Asia bureau chief at the Wall

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Asma dedicates award to 'unsung heroes' of Pakistani journalism

WASHINGTON: The Pakistani journalist honored for courageous reporting on Thursday spoke out against "brutality" against reporters in Pakistan as she expressed hope for greater freedom for the news media.
Asma Shirazi, Pakistan's first female war correspondent and host of popular TV talk shows, made the comments as she accepted the 2014 Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism.

Shirazi said she was encouraged by the recog

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Asma dedicates award to 'unsung heroes' of Pakistani journalism

Quest for quality PTV programs

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday PMLN’s Shakila Luqman perhaps with a straight face asked the minister for information, broadcasting and national heritage, Pervez Rasheed  to “state the steps being taken by the government to improve the standards of PTV programs and dramas as compared to other TV channels."


The minister also with a straight face informed the National Assembly during the question hour that “improveme

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ISLAMABAD: Iftikhar Ahmad of Jawab Deyh fame has joined BOL Group as Executive Vice President and senior anchor, a move being seen as another blow to the tottering

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