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BOL launch delayed     IFJ demands release of ARY reporter     An intrepid journalist: Dawn pays tributes to Majid Nizami     Hamid Mir set to return after murderous attack     Kamran Khan joins Geo bitter rival BOL     Case against Geo over sacrilegious content quashed    

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BOL launch delayed

ISLAMABAD: BOL News Television launch has been delayed until October, a JournalismPakistan.com source says.

 

The channel that is promising a media revolution and claiming it will be No. 1 the day it hits the airwaves had been eyeing a launch on August 14.

 

However, due to several administrative reasons its arrival has been put back.

 

BOL Media Group recently hire

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IFJ demands release of ARY reporter

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in urging the Afghanistan government to pardon the Pakistani journalist jailed for crossing the border into Afghanistan without complete documentation.

 

Faizullah Khan, a reporter with ARY News, was arrested in April by Afghan security forces in Nangarhar province and on July 12 was sentenced to four years in jail fo

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An intrepid journalist: Dawn pays tributes to Majid Nizami

ISLAMABAD: Dawn on Sunday said that Majid Nizami, the Editor-in-Chief of Nawa-i-Waqt group of newspapers, was an intrepid journalist and his death has left a bog void in Pakistan's media scene.

 

"Mr Nizami worked tirelessly to advance the political causes in which he believed. He established a number of new ventures in Urdu and English after he took over the Urdu daily Nawa-i-Waqt following the death in 1962

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An intrepid journalist: Dawn pays tributes to Majid Nizami

Hamid Mir set to return after murderous attack

ISLAMABAD: Geo Television's talk show host Hamid Mir who survived a murderous attack is set to return to the screen just over three months after being shot six times.

 

Mir will go on air on the first day of Eid with his once popular program Capital Talk.

 

According to an advert in The News on Sunday, the program will be shown at 8:05pm daily Monday through Thursday.

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