January 06, 2017
ISLAMABAD - Journalist Panel again swept the elections of National Press Club Thursday with Shakeel Anjum (center) being re-elected President for a second term.
Anjum polled 1403 votes in brushing aside his rival Abid Khursheed who got 519.
Imran Yaqoob Dhillon was also re-elected as the secretary general. He had 1036 votes as he beat Ayaz Akbar (561).
Asif Ali Bhatti (1131), Ibrahim Kumbhar (806) and Naveed Akbar Ch (878) were elected vice presidents while the women’s seat for this position was won by Myra Azam (844). Her opponent Ayesha Khan polled 569 votes.
Iqbal Malik (1088), Mian Shahid Mehmood (1037) and Abid Abbasi (1127) won the slots of joint secretary with Shakila Jalil (1031) claiming the women’s seat.
In a close fight, M. Ishaq Chaudhry (850) edged his opponent to get re-elected as finance secretary.
Members of the governing body elected were: Javed Baloch (1069), M. Nadeem Ch. (1027), Nokhaiz Sahi (1012), Rana Zahid Hussain (902), Sheraz Ali Gardezi (1004), Waseem Sajjad (1007), Ahmed Nawaz Khan (1116), Bashir Ch. (1107), Chengaiz Ch. (1106), Farrukh Ijaz (919), Intizar Hussain Butt (836), Izhar-Ul-Haq Niazi (998), Khan Gulzar Hussain (987), Raja Bashir Usmani (995), Rasheed Malik (989), Farah Naz (993) and Mamoona Arif (1033).
Daily Times, January 13, 2017
A lady at a party is video-taped coming into the room having deposited her dinner plate. She does not know the camera is on her. She is filmed wiping her hands surreptitiously on her drawing-room curtains. Obviously, she is unaware of her performance. Later, the guests are shown the taping. She is part of the audience. When the segment ...Read more...
The editor, one of its owners, and the printer of Pakistan Observer, a premier English daily published from Dacca, were arrested under the Public Safety Act in February 1952 for publishing an editorial severely criticizing Prime Minister Nazimuddin.
A summary military court sentenced the editor of Kaenat, Bahawalpur, Waliullah Ahad, and its reporter, Bashir Anwar, for 15 and nine months’ rigorous imprisonment respectively and fined them Rs10,000 each, on charges of “spreading hatred and dissatisfaction against the government.” On vigorous agitation by PFUJ and CPNE, the Ayub government ordered their release after three months.