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  • Newspapers not delivered in Balochistan amid threats

    QUETTA: Newspapers were not distributed in the city and other parts of the province on Tuesday as hawkers and agents refrained from delivering them due to threats hurled by banned militant organisations...

    The organisations are demanding the media publish statements about their activities and have threatened to stop distribution of newspapers in any area of the province...

  • A leaf from history: Four journalists flogged, two newspapers shut

    On Oct 15, 1979, Gen Zia began clamping down on the news media, after he began feeling that newspapers were gaining liberty to the extent that they had begun criticism over his continued rule...

    A new reign of censorship was thus unleashed, with the government now actively involved in what was being printed and what was not...

  • The struggle of Sindhi newspapers

    Once the target was achieved, regional newspapers became more objective and focused on their role of being society’s watchdogs...

    Although newspapers and periodicals started coming out of various cities across the province, Karachi continued to remain the hub of Sindhi journalism well into the 1950s...

  • Dangerous or fair: How global newspapers covered the SC judgement on Panama

    In an article titled "India keeps close watch as verdict on Nawaz Sharif puts Pakistan in a flux", Indra Bagchi wrote:"The [Indian] government has stayed silent, refraining from even categorising this as an "internal matter", which is a stock response by the foreign ministry, but the unseating of the Pakistani leader is not a surprise to South Block...

  • 'Blow to Pak-India ties': How Indian newspapers covered Jadhav's arrest

    While Jadhav claimed to be an officer currently serving in the Indian Navy, the Indian government said he was a businessman who had taken early retirement from the government...

    "What finally matters is not the truth of Kulbhushan Jadhav or the authenticity of his confessional video; it is the timing of its release, which has dealt a body blow to the bonhomie generated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Christmas visit to Lahore... ...

  • India stops Kashmir newspapers from printing amid unrest

    SRINAGAR: Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir (IHK) have shut down printing presses and temporarily banned newspapers from publishing in a sweeping information blackout after days of anti-India protests left dozens of people dead in the region...

    State government spokesman and Education Minister Nayeem Akhtar said the measures were aimed at saving lives and strengthening peace efforts...

  • APNS criticises govt’s indifference towards problems of newspapers

    KARACHI: The executive committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society criticised what it described as consistent indifference of the federal government, especially the information ministry, towards long-pending issues of the newspaper industry, said an APNS press release on Tuesday...

    It said that at a meeting chaired by APNS President Hameed Haroon, members of the committee expressed concern over non-payment of dues of member...

  • Here's how Indian newspapers covered the Pathankot attacks

    Almost all major Indian newspapers, in editorials published after the Pathankot attacks, advised their government to "stay the course" and not stall or suspend talks with Pakistan after the attacks, which are seen as an attempt to undermine resumption of dialogue between the two neighbours...

    "Terming the Pathankot attacks the 'first big challenge' to Modi's new peace initiative with Pakistan, Times of India said the Indian government...

  • A history of public spaces, newspapers and crowd politics

    He also spoke briefly about the Tareekh Foundation, of which he is the founding member, saying it was recently set up and its members included historians and social science professors from Karachi and Lahore...

    Media and OBL incidentMass communications professor Dr Tauseef Ahmed Khan spoke passionately about the history of newspapers and its role in the political landscape of Pakistan, castigating them for their role in language...

  • Govt plans to get tough with ‘dummy newspapers’

    ISLAMABAD: A Senate committee was informed here on Monday that the government was planning to strictly implement laws to discourage ‘dummy newspapers’ and the circulation declared by newspapers would be linked to their tax filing certificates...

    A meeting of the sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting, presided over by Senator Mushahidullah Khan, was informed that newspapers were not fulfilling...

  • The patchy world of Urdu newspapers

    IN 1947, just like the immigrants moving both ways, ‘immigrant newspapers’ had travails of their own to overcome before they could settle down in their dreamlands...

    Press releases still find a market in Urdu newspapers where editors generally prefer them over investigative reporting...

  • FIA to print Altaf Hussain's court summons in international newspapers

    The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Wednesday submitted a report in an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) regarding summoning Muttahida Qaumi Movement founder Altaf Hussain to court via advertisements in international publications...

    During a hearing of the Imran Farooq murder case, FIA Special Prosecutor Khawaja Imtiaz told the court that the agency had contacted an advertising firm on December 22 and received an answer on January 5
  • BLF’s boycott of newspapers ends

    QUETTA: The distribution of local and national newspapers in Balochistan resumed on Saturday as the banned Balochistan Liberation Front (BLF) announced its decision to end its boycott of media...

    The press clubs had been closed and distribution of newspapers discontinued in the coastal belt including Gwadar, along with the areas in southern and central Balochistan, after the boycott had been announced on Oct 24...

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