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  • SC seeks clarification on Jang newspaper's 'fake news' on 'CJP wanting Shahbaz to be next PM'

    Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday took notice of a "fake news" in Jang newspaper and summoned Mir Shakeelur Rahman, the chief editor and publisher of The News and Jang, to court for a clarification...

    The Urdu daily on Monday prominently carried a story on its front page with the headline "Wants Shahbaz Sharif to become prime minister", attributing the quote to the Chief Justice of Pakistan...

  • Woman reports rape in Gujar Khan

    ISLAMABAD: A 25-year-old woman on Sunday complained to the capital police that she was raped by three men in Gujar Khan...

    The complainant said she belonged to Gujar Khan but was currently living in the federal capital...

  • Terror bid foiled in Gujar Khan, suspected terrorists traced

    RAWALPINDI/GUJAR KHAN: A plan to attack a religious gathering on Saturday night was foiled by the police who seized 15kg of explosive material...

    Regional Police Officer (RPO) Mohammad Wasal Fakhar Sultan told Dawn a religious gathering organised by members of the Shia sect with close to 400 participants was underway in Dhoke Hayat Ali area of Gujar Khan when police officials patrolling the area on a motorbike spotted two suspicious...

  • Independents likely to join ruling party camp in Gujar Khan

    GUJAR KHAN: The 19 councillor seats at the Gujar Khan municipal committee saw tough contests, resulting in the victory of nine PML-N candidates, seven independents, two PTI candidates and one PPP candidate...

    PML-N’s Sahahid Saraf is eyeing the office of chairman of the Gujar Khan municipality...

  • 19 relatives of 2 patients contract Covid-19 in Gujar Khan

    GUJAR KHAN/RAWALPINDI: Nineteen more relatives of two coronavirus patients tested positive in Gujar Khan after their test reports were released on Monday, Chief Executive Officer Health Rawalpindi Dr Sohail Chaudhry said...

    Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Captain retired Anwarul Haq reached Gujar Khan after confirmation of new cases and visited a quarantine centre...

  • 'Sab Se Bari Jang' launched

    It happened on Saturday evening when a book detailing the movement for freedom of expression of 1977-78 titled Sab Se Bari Jang, written and compiled by eminent journalist and poet Ahfazur Rehman, was launched at the Arts Council...

    He lamented that today there were elements in the media which kept repeating Pakistan’s national narrative (qaumi bayanyey) but conveniently ignored the workers’ movements in the past or the Hari tehreek...

  • REVIEW: In the name of freedom:Ahfazur Rahman's Sub Se Barri Jang

    The one to hit the market earlier was Dr Tauseef Ahmad Khan’s book (Azadi-e-Sahafat ki Jidojahad mein Akhbari Tanzeemoon ka Kirdar)...

    There is a major difference, though: Dr Khan’s work covered the press scene in South Asia since the days of the East India Company, while Rahman’s book concerns itself solely with the 1977-78 movement...

  • Jang Group executive director kidnapped in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Gunmen have kidnapped Jang Group Executive Director Abid Abdullah in Peshawar, a senior police official said Thursday...

    Mushtaq Khan said that Abdullah, who arrived in Peshawar from Islamabad on Tuesday, was seized as he left for a hotel after visiting the local printer for Jang...

  • Jang group 'must clarify' why correction of 'fake news' wasn't published: CJP

    Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday ordered The News and Urdu daily Jang to publish a clarification explaining why the newsgroup failed to run a correction regarding a news story that appeared in the newspapers on Monday claiming the CJP wanted Shahbaz Sharif to be the next prime minister...

    The CJP on Monday took notice of a "fake news" story published in The News and Jang dailies titled "Wants Shahbaz Sharif...

  • SC issues notice to Jang, The News for 'misreporting' CJP's remarks

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to Urdu newspaper Jang and English daily The News for allegedly misreporting a court story, in which the top judiciary had appeared to criticise the government...

    The two publications, in their lead stories today, had reported that the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case of illegal construction in Banigala, had "remarked that the current government...

  • SC accepts apologies from Jang, The News representatives for 'misreporting' CJP's remarks

    The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday accepted the unconditional apologies tendered by representatives of two news publications for 'misreporting' Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar's remarks yesterday...

    Urdu newspaper Jang and English daily The News had in their lead stories on Wednesday reported that CJP Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case of illegal construction in Banigala, had "remarked that the current government lacked...

  • APNS slams denial of govt ads to Dawn, Jang groups

    KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has condemned the move on the part of federal as well as Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments to stop providing advertisements to the Dawn and Jang media groups, terming the act a violation of the principles of press freedom...

    The resolution further said the executive committee of APNS stood by Dawn and Jang media groups and urged the federal and provincial governments to...

  • CPJ calls on government to lift suspension of ads to Dawn and Jang media groups

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Pakistani authorities to stop withholding government advertisements to the Dawn and Jang media groups and grant ads to media outlets "without regard for their editorial stances"...

    Citing news reports and information from the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), CJP noted in a statement on Monday that the federal government and governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab...

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