Tag Archive: PAKISTAN

Apr 29

Maternal and Newborn Health Programme Research & Advocacy Fund (RAF)’s call for proposals

Tweet The Maternal and Newborn Health Programme Research & Advocacy Fund (RAF) aims to improve maternal and newborn health in Pakistan by funding research and advocacy initiatives aimed at transformational change in policies and practices for poor and marginalised women and communities RAF is an £18. 3 million, 5 year programme by Department of International …

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Mar 21

Pakistan: Pemra seizes equipment of 78 cable networks for defying SC order

Tweet The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday raided various cable distribution networks across the country and seized systems of about 78 cable TV networks allegedly defying the orders of the Supreme Court as well as the Pemra laws. The Pemra has received a list of nearly 100 cable TV operators across the …

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Jan 18

Reporter for Pakistan’s Geo TV shot dead

Tweet Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a reporter of a leading Pakistani private TV channel and 11 other people in the latest wave of violence in the Pakistan city of Karachi, Bernama news agency reports. Police said that Wali Khan Babar, a reporter of Geo TV, was gunned down by unidentified people late last night …

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Dec 22

Pakistan deadliest for journalists in 2010

Tweet Pakistan became the world’s deadliest country for journalists in 2010, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has found in its year-end analysis, Scoop reports. At least eight journalists were killed in Pakistan in connection with their work, a significant portion of the worldwide death toll of 42. Iraq with four killings, followed by Honduras …

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Nov 27

IFJ outraged by journalist’s murder in Pakistan

Tweet The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Thursday demanded an immediate investigation into the murder of journalist Abdul Hameed Hayatan in the Balochistan province, including a full inquiry into allegations of involvement of Pakistani security agencies. The body of Mr Hayatan, 25, was found in the village of Hiroonk on 18 November. Known also …

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