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  • Defaced murals on Karachi Press Club walls restored

    The murals on the walls of Karachi Press Club which were vandalised on Thursday, allegedly by members of politico-religious parties, have been restored by senior artist and cartoonist Feica and others...

    After a while, some senior journalists leaving the club joined in while others stood and witnessed the act...

  • Armed men intrude into Karachi Press Club

    KARACHI: Several gunmen in plainclothes entered the Karachi Press Club (KPC) late on Thursday night and harassed journalists, according to a statement issued by the KPC’s office-bearers...

    ”The incident caused concern among journalists and when some of the KPC members inquired about them, they did not get any satisfactory reply...

  • International Press Institute urges Imran to address deteriorating press freedom

    KARACHI: The International Press Institute (IPI) — a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in over 100 countries — has urged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan to ensure that the deteriorating environment for independent press in Pakistan is reversed, and that the press is protected from the onslaught of state institutions...

    The global network expressed concern over the “highhanded use of...

  • National Press Club’s accounts seized

    ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered that the accounts of the National Press Club be seized and has restrained its administration from functioning until further notice...

    Qureshi passed these directions while hearing a petition filed by Abdul Waheed Anjum, a journalist-turned-lawyer, to separate the Rawalpindi/Islamabad Press Club (RIPC) in Rawalpindi from the National Press Club in Sector F-6, Islamabad...

  • Bara Press Club reopens after seven-year closure

    LANDI KOTAL: The Bara Press Club reopened on Saturday after remaining closed for almost seven years due to law and order situation in the region and threats from militant outfits...

    Built with a cost of Rs7 million in 2007, the press club was closed immediately after its construction owing to fear of attacks by outlawed groups then operating in most parts of Bara...

  • Press club polls

    Over the last one month, the country’s four leading press clubs in Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Islamabad conducted annual elections to elect the governing body for 2016...

    Serious allegations of corruption and fake voters echoed almost everywhere except in Karachi...

  • Two professors ‘detained by Rangers’ outside press club

    KARACHI: A serving faculty member and a retired professor of Karachi University (KU) were taken away from outside the Karachi Press Club reportedly by law-enforcement agencies just before their scheduled press conference on Saturday evening...

    A known human rights activist and associate professor at the Applied Chemistry department of Karachi University, Dr Riaz Ahmed, along with Dr Mehar Afroze Murad, a retired professor of KU’s...

  • Bajaur Press Club closed over terror threat

    KHAR: The Bajaur Press Club was closed for an indefinite period on Tuesday following threats of terror attacks...

    The press club president Hasbanullah Khan told Dawn here that though he did not know about the threats, but the club had been shut down on the directives of senior officials of the local administration...

  • Neighbourhood Club, Bounce Club win on opening day

    KARACHI: Hosts Neighbourhood Club and Bounce Club conjured up magnificent victories over their respective opponents on the opening day of Nasir Jamali memorial basketball tournament at the former floodlit court Clifton on Saturday...

    The pair of Shahmir and Muzammil guided Bounce Club get past Clifton Crossovers 42-17 in another one-sided fixture...

  • Bounce Club, Nishtar Club win basketball contests

    KARACHI: Bounce Club and Nishtar Club struggled to overcome Arambagh Club and Karsaz Club respectively on the opening day of the Sindh Sports Board (SSB) Ramazan Cup basketball tournament at Arambagh floodlit court on Monday night...

    After some ups and downs, Bounce Club carved out 43-39 point victory over Arambagh Club in extra time after both teams were locked 38-all in the regulation time...

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