February 13, 2017
ISLAMABAD -The killing of Saama TV cameraman Taimoor Abbas Sunday is being widely mourned with journalists, politicians and others taking to Twitter to express sadness and shock over his death.
Expressing his views social activist Jibran Nasir tweeted: “Those who serve our society by covering the truth remain vulnerable...”
Journalist Omar Quraishi said the deceased was 22-year-old and the only son of his parents.
Geo TV’s Shahzeb Khanzada was “shocked and saddened” by Taimoor’s death while Nusrat Javed of DawnNews pointed out that all TV channels reported the killing by “naming the channel and the victim.”
PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi condemned the killing. “The perpetrators of this heinous crime must be brought to account immediately.”
MQM’s Khawaja Izhar Hassan asked the government to take “perpetrators to task.”
The Express Tribune, November 9, 2016
I have never been to a torture chamber but the other day I accompanied my wife to a beauty parlor and was invited in since there were no other customers. Half an hour into observing the self-inflicted cosmetic cruelty that women voluntarily engage in, and you get the impression it makes Gitmo look like a holiday resort.
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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.
Pakistan Television started its transmission on 26 November 1964 from Lahore.