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ISLAMABAD: The government and the Taliban negotiating committees on Wednesday agreed to continue the peace talks.
Member of the Taliban committee Professor Ibrahim Khan, talking to APP, after a joint meeting of both the committees here, said the ...
 
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Usman Manzoor
ISLAMABAD: Geo TV has been blacked out in all cantonment areas and hawkers are not being allowed to distribute daily Jang and The News to subscribers.
It appears as if the ghost of General Ziaul Haq is still haunting the freedom of the press ...
 
 
Mumtaz Alvi
ISLAMABAD: The Geo TV management on Wednesday received a show cause notice from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (Pemra) wherein it had been asked to immediately stop airing any content in violation of the Pemra rules.
In the ...
 
 
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KARACHI: A division bench of the Sindh High Court, after hearing in detail a petition filed by the Independent Media Corporation (Pvt) Ltd. to challenge the arbitrary manner in which the federal government acting through ministries of interior and ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The media community, civil society and democratic forces will not accept any measures to curb the press freedom, said representatives of various organisations on Wednesday.
The promise came as representatives of the All Pakistan ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission on Saleem Shahzad case had recommended the accountability of intelligence agencies through legislation noting that currently the ‘legal and organisational foundations of the two major agencies (ISI and IB) rest on ...
 
 

LAHORE: The Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) in its emergent meeting held at the Aiwan-e-Iqbal in Lahore unanimously declared that closure of any media house or cancellation of licence or declaration of any channel or publication will ...
 
 
Waseem Abbasi
ISLAMABAD: The debate on bringing the intelligence agencies under legal oversight has not popped up suddenly after the attack on Hamid Mir, as even the Abbottabad Commission represented by an army general had also made strong calls for intelligence ...
 
 
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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) has condemned the attack on Geo News anchorperson Hamid Mir, terming it an attack on the freedom of the press.
Addressing a press conference, bar president Shafqat Mahmood Chohan, vice ...
 
 
Ahmad Noorani
ISLAMABAD: Though many media men and journalists are out to prove that Hamid Mir, Geo and Jang Group are traitors merely because Hamid Mir had alleged before the attack on him that he will be attacked by the ISI chief and some other ISI ...
 
 
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KARACHI: The Supreme Court Bar Association has called a meeting on Saturday in the wake of the Defence Ministry’s application against Geo.
In a statement here, SCBA President Kamran Murtaza said any action against Geo would cause anarchy. He ...
 
 
Jamal Khurshid
KARACHI: The High Court of Sindh on Wednesday directed the attorney general of Pakistan to file comments on behalf of ministry of interior, FIA and others on petition filed by former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf against placement of his ...
 
 
Sabir Shah
LAHORE: At a juncture when a few Pakistani television channels are religiously airing the propaganda that a sedition case should be registered against the Jang Group/Geo Television for “maligning the country’s security institutions” in the backdrop ...
 
 
Mehtab Haider
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Wednesday auctioned four 3G and one 4G licences that fetched Rs111 billion while one licence of 4G remained unsold during the bidding process.
“Now the government will decide to auction the remaining available licences, ...
 
 
M. Waqar Bhatti
KARACHI: The Airport Police on Wednesday registered an FIR against two unidentified men for attacking senior anchorperson of Geo Television Hamid Mir on the evening of April 19, 2014 under terrorism charges, Pakistan Penal Code and ...
 
 
Rana Ghulam Qadir
ISLMABAD: The government has decided to fill in the vacant post of chairman of the Pakistan Electronic and Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra).According to sources, there is a proposal of appointing Federal Secretary Information Nazir Saeed as the ...
 
 

LONDON: Founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain has expressed concern over threats made against journalists. He has demanded that the government should take a serious notice of the threats and provide protection to senior ...
 
 

SRINAGAR: At least 30 fearful local officials have resigned in held Kashmir after militants killed two colleagues and issued a warning against voting in this week in the country’s elections, residents said on Wednesday.
Hand-written notices ...
 
 

QUETTA: Unidentified armed men gunned down two persons in Bulaida area of Turbat district on Wednesday.
Spokesman for Levies force said that the victims were on way home when armed assailants riding a motorbike opened fire on them and fled from ...
 
 
Umar Cheema
ISLAMABAD:-The Defence Ministry’s reference to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), seeking Geo TV’s closure makes an interesting reading as it refers many ‘anti-Pakistan’ activities by the channel that the ministry never ...
 
 
Murtaza Ali Shah
LONDON: Leader of Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI) and religious scholar Maulana Fazlur Rehman has said that he was shocked to the core when he heard that Geo anchor and renowned journalist Hamid Mir had been shot at in Karachi.
Rehman, who is visiting ...
 
 

16-inch gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti
DERA BUGTI: Miscreants blew up a 16-inch diameter gas pipeline in Pirko area of the district on Wednesday.Spokesman for the Levies force said that unidentified men attached explosive devices with the ...