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LHC disposes of petition against exhibition of Padmavat

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LAHORE-The Lahore High Court on Wednesday asked a man seeking ban on exhibition of Indian movie ‘Padmavat’ to approach Punjab Film Censor Board for remedy of his grievance and disposed of the petition . Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza passed the order on petition moved by Mian Omar Ikramul Haq, a resident of Johar Town, challenging […]

Pemra bars promotion of Valentine’s Day

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ISLAMABAD: In compliance with a directive issued by the Islamabad High Court last year, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority on Wednesday issued a notification barring all satellite TV channels, FM radios and cable operators from promoting Valentine’s Day in the country. Pemra also reprinted on the notification the court order that said: “In the […]

Contempt notices issued to TV channel’s owner, anchor

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued contempt notices to the owner and four employees of Waqt TV on Wednesday after taking exception to a programme aired this week. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued the notices to Rameeza Majeed Nizami, the owner of Nawa-i-Waqt Group, anchorperson Matiullah Jan, bureau chief Sardar Hameed and producers Mohammad […]

Arab News launches Pakistan edition as part of global expansion

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ISLAMABAD: Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, today announces the launch of a Pakistan online edition, as part of the newspaper’s ongoing global and digital expansion. The service — available in English at www.arabnews.pk — covers news and views from Pakistan and the wider region, with an particular focus on Islamabad’s ties with […]

SC takes notice of non-payment of salaries to journalists, media workers

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ISLAMABAD: Taking notice of the delay in payment of salaries to journalists and media workers, the Supreme Court on Wednesday sought a report in this regard from media owners and directed media houses to pay pending salaries to journalists and media workers within 10 days. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian […]