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Daily Archives: April 16, 2018

Top court removes Marriyum from PEMRA chairman selection committee

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The Supreme Court on Monday removed State Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb from a committee constituted to select the Pakistan Media Regulation Authority (PEMRA) chairman, Express News reported. Marriyum will be busy delivering statements. She won’t have time for committee work,” Chief Justice Saqib Nisar commented while presiding over a three-judge bench hearing the media […]

Pollution onrise in Khanpur due to stone crushing plants

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KHANPUR: Contrary to the claims made by the provincial environmental protection authorities, air and noise pollution are increasing in Khanpur where stone crushing plants continue to operate contributing to pollution and spreading asthmatic and lungs diseases. The district administration of Haripur has further facilitated the crush owners by removing the speed bumps from Khanpur town, […]

SC summons Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman to explain non-payment of salaries to Geo employees

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The Supreme Court on Monday summoned the editor-in-chief of Geo/Jang Group, Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, to appear in court on Tuesday and explain why employees of his media group have not been paid for the past three months. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar issued the directions while hearing a case about […]

Anti-judiciary speeches: Nawaz, daughter taken off air

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LAHORE: A full bench of the Lahore High Court has ordered the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to stop broadcasting speeches against the judiciary by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and other PML-N leaders. The bench on Monday also directed PEMRA to decide within 15 days all complaints against broadcasting such anti-judiciary speeches. The […]