PAKISTANI JOURNALISTS

  • No info of threat to Rushdie: Police sources January 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Adding a new twist to the controversy over Salman Rushdie's participation in the Jaipur Literature Festival, sources in Mumbai Police denied giving any inputs about paid assassins. The sources countered the Bookerwinning author's claim that paid assassins were out to get him. The sources told CNNIBN there were no intelligence...
  • Shahzad was killed on Pak Army's order: report September 13, 2011

    New York: The order to kill Pakistani investigative journalist Saleem Shahzad came from a senior officer on Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's staff, The New Yorker magazine said in its latest issue. "In fact, according to the American official, reliable intelligence indicates that the order to kill Shahzad came...
  • Laptop, mobile data of slain Pak journo missing July 20, 2011

    Islamabad: The laptop, mobile phone and email records of slain Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad have gone missing. This was disclosed to the media by officials of an inquiry commission probing the murder. The panel chaired by Supreme Court Justice Saqib Nisar, which met in the apex court building yesterday, directed...
  • Pakistan may have okayed Shahzad's death: US July 8, 2011

    Washington: The slaying of a Pakistani journalist in late May apparently was sanctioned by elements of the Islamabad government, the topranking US military officer said on Thursday, adding that he could not confirm involvement of the country's powerful intelligence service. Admiral Mike Mullen said he didn't have a 'string of evidence'...
  • ISI ordered Shahzad killing: US officials July 5, 2011

    ISI had directed the attack on the Pakistani journalist in an effort to silence criticism. ...
  • Linking ISI to Shahzad killing a conspiracy: Pak July 5, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday said the fresh allegations by US officials that ISI ordered the killing of journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad were part of an "international conspiracy" to malign the country's security forces. "There is an international conspiracy to malign the law enforcement agencies and security forces. (These allegations) are part...
  • ISI ordered killing of Pak journalist: US July 5, 2011

    New York: US officials say they have intelligence that Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI ordered the killing of a Pakistani journalist who had written scathing reports about Islamist militants having infiltrated into the country's military. New classified intelligence obtained before the May 29 disappearance of the journalist, Saleem Shahzad, 40,...
  • Shahzad's call record wiped out days before murder June 7, 2011

    Islamabad: The call record of slain Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad's cellular phone has been erased, with the log of the 18 days before his abduction and murder being wiped out from the system, a media report said on Tuesday. The last call made by Shahzad that is reflected in the...
  • Shahzad warned of future attacks on India June 2, 2011

    New Delhi: In one of his last interviews before his murder, Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad told CNNIBN that even the 26/11 attacks had been sponsored by al Qaeda, but more importantly, that they were originally scripted by a special cell of Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI. He also said that...
  • Slain Pak journalist wanted to shift abroad June 2, 2011

    Islamabad: Journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad, slain two days after he filed a report alleging the possible infiltration of the Pakistan Navy by al Qaeda, had spoken to close friends about relocating abroad with his family after receiving several threats in recent months. The topic of shifting abroad figured in Shahzad's recent...
  • Last interview of slain Pak journalist Shahzad June 2, 2011

    CNNIBN's Suhasini Haidar interviewed Saleem Syed Shahzad days before he was killed in Pakistan. ...
  • Sene men disrupt Pak journos' talk in Delhi April 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A group of Sri Ram Sene activists on Wednesday tried to disrupt a seminar being attended by journalists from India and Pakistan here protesting the alleged criticism of the Indian media by Pakistani scribes. The trouble started when Pakistani journalist Khan Yusufzai (The News) referred to an article which...
  • Journalist covering Taliban in Pak shot dead February 18, 2009

    New Delhi: A Geo TV reporter was killed in the Swat province of Pakistan by unknown gunmen on Wednesday. The slain TV journalist had been covering Taliban in Pakistan. "Musa was not only shot but also decapitated. He was continuously facing problems while reporting in Swat. The mood of celebration has...
  • Amarinder alleges witchhunt by Akalis April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday accused the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal of indulging in politics of 'witchhunt' and rebutted allegations of any liaison with a Pakistani woman. Returning from his sojourn in London, Amarinder Singh said the Congress leader and AllIndia AntiTerrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta...