Friday Times Pakistan 23 February 2018 ePaper Today
The Friday Times is Pakistan’s first independent weekly newspaper which was first distributed in May 1989. Friday Times Pakistan is organized and supervised by Najam Sethi. It's distributer is Jugnu Mohsin, a group of husband and wife, are beneficiaries of worldwide honors presented by Amnesty International and the Committee to Protect Journalists. In 2009, Sethi additionally won the Golden Pen of Freedom, the yearly press freedom prize of the World Association of Newspapers. Najam Sethi hosts a show on current affairs named “Apas Ki Baat” on Geo TV. He also serves as the Chairman of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and also Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board.
As indicated by Najam Sethi, he initially imagined the thought for a free Pakistani newspaper out of disappointment: while he was arrested quickly in 1984 on exaggerated copyright charges, not a single daily newspaper protested against his arrest. The next year, he and Mohsin connected for a distributing permit under Mohsin's name, since Najam Sethi was "excessively infamous a guilty party" to be approved. Called into Nawaz Sharif's office to talk about the application, Mohsin revealed to him that she proposed to distribute "a social chit chat thing, you know, with bunches of pictures of gatherings and weddings". It was at long last approved in 1987; however Mohsin asked for a one-year of delay for the first copy to get published, to maintain a strategic distance from the primary issue during the dictatorship of General Zia ul Haq. That’s why the paper's (Friday times Lahore) initially issue showed up in May 1989.
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When the President Pervez Musharraf was ruling, Mohsin used to write a funny column on monthly basis with the name of "Mush and Bush" including imaginary discussions between the president Parvez Musharraf and US President George W. Hedge. She had her focus on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier, with a column for his "dim and authoritarian personality, his intolerance of dissent” Her sister, Moni Mohsin, parodies the nation's social elites with another section for the paper The Friday Times, "Diary of a Social Butterfly"
TFT has many columns in it but Such Gup, Letters and Nuggets from the Urdu Press are more famous and have a lot of readers.
Jugnu Mohsin, owner of The Friday Times advocates a liberal Pakistan and restricts religious fundamentalism. In January 2006, she contended for the privilege of ladies to to take part in a marathon wearing shorts rather the shalwar kameez. She later turned into a noteworthy critic of the previous cricketer Imran Khan's entrance into governmental issues, expressing that he doesn't generally have a firm hold on history, or legislative issues, or economy. He would be effortlessly driven and deluded in her opinion.
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The Friday Times publishes the newspaper named good Times every fifteen days. In that magazine, there are news about fashion, Latest happenings in Pakistan and other countries as well.
Vanguard Books is the online book selling store by the owners of The Friday Times. On their website, we can buy all kinds of books.
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Plot no 52-53, N-Block,
Main Guru Mangat Road,
Gulberg II Lahore
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