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Sindh Governor returns Journalists Protection Bill for reconsideration

Sindh Governor returns Journalists Protection Bill for reconsideration

The recently Protection of Journa­lists and other Media Practi­tioners bill which was passed by the Sindh Assembly is lingering in thick air as Sindh Gover­nor Imran Ismail has refused to give his approval and returned the bill as it has ... Read More »

Sheen Farrukh: Pakistani media’s trail-blazer

Sheen Farrukh: Pakistani media’s trail-blazer

Tribute Few Pakistani women have left a trail of achievements in professions that were strictly considered ‘for men’. Sheen Farrukh is one such woman who broke all ‘norms’ making a mark in a profession that was not considered proper for ... Read More »

Biden names Pakistani-origin Big Tech critic as top federal regulator

Biden names Pakistani-origin Big Tech critic as top federal regulator

Amid the immense pressure on Tech industry from Congress, regulators, and state attorneys general US President Joe Biden on Tuesday selects a well known critic of ‘Big Tech’ as a top federal regulator. The selection of Pakistan-origin legal scholar Lina ... Read More »

Female news anchor killed in Afghanistan

Female news anchor killed in Afghanistan

In latest series of attacks on journalists in Afghanistan, a female news anchor was killed in a blast in western Kabul. Mina Khairi, a female anchor for Ariana News, died on the evening of June 3 when an explosion ripped ... Read More »

Journalist Hamid Mir ‘taken off air’ after public outcry

Journalist Hamid Mir ‘taken off air’ after public outcry

Prominent Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has been taken off the air just days after he spoke out against the country’s establishment at a protest against an attack on another journalist Asad Toor. According to reports, Mr Mir he had been ... Read More »