Pakistan ranks 145th in Press Freedom Index Top Story
April 21, 2021 ISLAMABAD/ PARIS: The annual report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Tuesday that journalism was at least partly blocked in nearly three-quarters of the 180 countries surveyed.
Its World Press Freedom Index found 73 countries "totally blocked or seriously impeded" journalism, while it was "constrained" in 59 others, adding that many governments had used the pandemic to worsen repression. The RSF ranked Pakistan 145 in the 2021 World Press Freedom Index. The RSF had ranked Pakistan 159/180 back in 2013. It scored Pakistan at +1.34 in 2021 from 45.52 in 2020.
According to the organisation 10 journalists and media assistants were killed in 2021 upto April, while it claimed that 416 journalists were imprisoned. According to RSF the Pakistani media, which have a long tradition of being very lively, have become a priority target for the authorities.
Nation celebrates 144th birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam today
Published On An elegant change of guards ceremony was held at the Mazar-e-Quaid.
KARACHI (Dunya News) – The nation is celebrating 144th birth anniversary of Founder of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah today (Friday) with traditional zeal and renewed commitment to work hard for progress and prosperity of the country.
Public holiday has been declared at all the government institutions and the national flag is hoisting atop all public and private buildings.
Change of guards ceremony
The day dawned with Qur’an Khawani at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi. An elegant change of guards ceremony was held at the Mazar-e-Quaid where Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) cadets assumed the guards’ duties.
yeah. it's even better. >> well, this ethical election depicted 145th of one half of our branches of government. only happens if they misconstrue what happened down there. progressives are saying he ran in the primary and won by saying vote for me and make trump furious. then he won and became militantly vanilla campaigning against government waste and i'm going to have a high-tech and all that. if they say that if we only go hard left we will bring people out, if they say we're really more interested in realigning the party for the long term than winning elections in the short term, then what happened in georgia will really matter. >> i think if there is one sure thing coming out of these special elections is that people will overinflate their significance. >> it's true. i guess if you look at it, though, who's got more to worry