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Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

ISLAMABAD: Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as Facebook and Twitter, are moving too slowly to stop it, internet rights group Bytes for All said.


Women face online threats globally, but they run a unique risk in Pakistan, where there is a tradition of men killing women seen as having injured a family's hon

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Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence

PFUJ delegation welcomes Faizullah

ISLAMABAD: A delegation led by PFUJ President Rana M. Azeem on Monday welcomed ARY News reporter Faizullah Khan who has been freed by Afghanistan authorities.


The delegation received Faizullah at Torkham where an Afghan representative handed him over to Pakistani political agent Shahab Shah. Also present on the occasion were the journalist's wife and children. He was profusely garlanded and showered with flower petals.

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PFUJ delegation welcomes Faizullah

Afghanistan frees ARY journalist Faizullah

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani journalist Faizullah Khan, jailed in Afghanistan for entering that country without valid documents, has been freed.


Faizullah of ARY News Television was sentenced to four years in prison by a court in Jalalabad in July. He was detained earlier in April.


The news of Faizullah's release was welcomed by journalists unions, including the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists and also

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Afghanistan frees ARY journalist Faizullah

Millward Brown opens office in Karachi

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, has officially opened its newest office in Karachi, says a press release.

Millward Brown has been conducting research assignments in Pakistan through its Middle Eastern hub in Dubai for several years, but is now establishing a permanent presence to better support local, regional and global clients operating in the country. The new operation will be led by Noaman Asar

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For publishing a news item criticizing the arrangements made at Polo Ground for Eid prayers on 14 April 1958, the Morning News daily of Karachi was ordered to furnish a security deposit of Rs3000 by the Karachi Commissioner, NM Khan.