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Daily Archives: May 9, 2018

IHC directs PEMRA to stop airing ‘circus’, ‘nelaam ghar’ during Ramzan

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ISLAMABAD: Ordering the airing of Azan (call to prayer) five times daily during Ramzan for all channels, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday put a halt on the airing of ‘circus’ or ‘nelaam ghar’ to be broadcast on TV during the holy month. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of IHC gave the order while hearing […]

PFUJ warns Govt., Political/Religious parties to restrain from violence against journalists!

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KARACHI: G. M. Jamali, Secretary General Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), while taking serious notice of violence against journalists during the recent public gatherings has stated: “On behalf of PFUJ I am forewarning the Government responsibles, leaders of Political and Religious parties to restrain their personnel/workers from resorting to violence against journalists. “It has […]

Every TV channel must telecast Azan five times: IHC

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ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court Tuesday directed that every television channel will be bound to telecast five times Azan, saying no one would be allowed to ridicule the Islamic teachings. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued these directions while hearing a petition against the violation of the code of […]

Sambrial journalist’s killer too ‘fled abroad’

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SIALKOT-The Sialkot police feared that the alleged killer of Sambrial-based journalist Zeeshan Ashraf Butt has escaped abroad. The police officials said that Imran Aslam Cheema, the PML-N-backed chairman of UC Begowala might have used the land route for escaping abroad as the no record of his foreign travel had yet been found from any airport […]