December 26, 2016
ISLAMABAD – A driver and engineer of Geo Television’s news gathering van were intercepted and beaten up by armed private security guards in Sector E-11 Monday.
According to Geo the assailants were in a Land Cruiser bearing registration No. EU008. They forced the two out of the van, and beat them up severely.
The attackers also damaged the windows and the vehicle’s door before fleeing.
Geo said it had obtained CCTV footage of the attack.
The Nation, February 16, 2017
We all have favorite daydreams. The ones we reel off on the megaplex screen in our minds at 2:00 am when sleep has done the disappearing act and we are either cricket champions bringing home the World Cup or celebrity singers belting out big hits to an audience of thousands or Oscar winners giving 'thank you' speeches or pre ...Read more...
In 1948, arrest warrants for Faiz Ahmed Faiz were issued for a news item published in Imroze, Lahore. He was set free honorably (The Press in Chains -Zamir Jafri).
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.