Pakistan News

    India And Pakistan Border Newspaper

  • Treat us like something between a telco and a newspaper, says Facebook's Zuckerberg

    Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday...

    Speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany, Zuckerberg said Facebook had improved its work countering online election interference, and expanded on his previous calls for regulation of social...

  • India's Border Security Force wants FIR registered against pigeon found near Pakistan border

    In a bizarre turn of events, India's Border Security Force (BSF) has requested the Khangarh Police Station SHO in Amritsar to register a first information report (FIR) against a pigeon found near the border with Pakistan which was carrying a paper with a Pakistani number on it, Indian media reported on Wednesday...

    According to India Today, the black and white pigeon was caught on April 17 after it perched on the shoulder of Constable...

  • Govt targeting Pakistan’s oldest newspaper, says RSF

    WASHINGTON: An International media advocacy group, Reporters Without Borders, urged Pakistani authorities on Tuesday not to impose sanctions against Dawn and two of its journalists...

    In a statement issued in Washington, the RSF said that it was “opposed to any sanctions by Pakistani authorities against the Dawn newspaper and two of its journalists, and is disturbed by government plans for a ‘code of conduct’ for the print media... ...

  • Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors voices concern at curbs on media freedom

    KARACHI: Arif Nizami and Dr Jabbar Khattak, the president and the secretary general respectively of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), have expressed concern over curbs on freedom of expression, especially attempts by certain elements to hamper distribution of newspapers and electronic media transmissions...

    “These attempts constitute an attack on freedom of expression and the concept of a free media,” the CPNE...

  • Newspaper distribution remains suspended in parts of Balochistan

    QUETTA: The distribution of local and national newspapers in southern and central Balochistan remains suspended, since their delivery was stopped by Baloch militant organisations on October 25...

    They gave media houses a deadline of Oct 24 to decide on whether they would carry their statements and news of activities, and announced that they would not allow the distribution of newspapers in the province after the deadline...

  • Eight injured in attack on newspaper agency office in Turbat

    GWADAR: Militants be­­lon­ging to different banned separatist groups threw a hand grenade at an office of a newspaper agency in Turbat on Thursday, leaving eight people, including an on-duty traffic police constable and a child, injured...

    In another attack, the militants opened fire on a vehicle carrying newspapers in Awaran area, burst all its tyres with gunshots and torched the newspapers...

  • APNS urges govt to restore newspaper distribution in Balochistan

    KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has called upon the federal government to take steps for rehabilitation of the newspaper distribution network in Balochistan...

    The executive committee urged the federal government and the armed forces to look into the matter and restore the state’s writ in Balochistan...

  • Newspaper ad about culpability of terrorists’ relatives raises eyebrows

    PESHAWAR: An advertisement titled public notice and stating that close relatives of missing terrorists would be liable to prosecution, including death sentence and confiscation of properties if they failed to report their disappearance, has raised many eyebrows as legal experts believe that no such provision is available in any law available in the country...

    The advertisement states: “In accordance with the Code of Criminal Procedure...

  • Newspaper claims Trump visit put off; US, UK deny report

    LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said on Sunday there had been no change in plans for US President Donald Trump to come to Britain on a state visit, after the Guardian newspaper reported the trip had been postponed...

    “The queen extended an invitation to President Trump to visit the UK and there is no change to those plans...

  • Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

    DUBAI: A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it “sows division” in the Shia-majority Gulf kingdom...

    The information ministry banned Al Wasat in early June “until further notice” for its “violation of the law and repeatedly publishing information that sows division in society and affects Bahrain’s relations with other states,” said BNA state...

  • Turkey orders releases in opposition newspaper trial, keeps top journalists in jail

    ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Friday ordered the release of seven people in the trial of staff from an opposition newspaper seen as a test for press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but kept the most prominent journalists in jail...

    The hugely controversial trial in Istanbul of 17 writers, cartoonists and executives from the Cumhuriyet daily newspaper on “terror” charges — ridiculed as absurd by supporters — began earlier...

  • Teen girls with stones new threat in held Kashmir, says US newspaper

    WASHINGTON: “Teen girls with stones are the new threat in India’s Kashmir conflict,” says The Washington Post in a news story that reviews the current situation in the valley...

    “As India’s most restive region stares down the abyss of what a commentator calls another “hot summer of violence”, the doom-laden headline has returned with a vengeance: “Is India losing Kashmir?” asks a BBC article...

  • China forces used flamethrower to hunt Xinjiang "terrorists": army newspaper

    BEIJING: Chinese forces used a flamethrower to force more than 10 "terrorists" from a cave in the western Xinjiang region, the military's top newspaper said on Monday, in a graphic account of the hunt for what Beijing called foreign-led extremists...

    "The PLA Daily said the special forces used flash grenades and tear gas to force the attackers out of hiding, but when those methods failed, a senior officer said: "Use the...

  • Turkish authorities seize control of newspaper

    ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities seized control of a newspaper linked to cleric Fethullah Gulen on Friday, in a widening crackdown against supporters of the US-based foe of President Tayyip Erdogan...

    Administrators have been appointed to run the Zaman newspaper at the request of an Istanbul prosecutor, state-run Anadolu Agency repo­rted...

  • More
Back to top