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Mumtaz Gilani passes away

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LAHORE: Syed Mumtaz Alam Gilani, former MNA, first Human Rights minister and chief coordinator of the late PM Benazir Bhutto, passed away after a protracted illness on Tuesday. He was 79. He was elder brother of senior journalist Imtiaz Alam. He will be buried after Asr prayers in his ancestral city Bahawalnagar on Wednesday (today). […]

University offering online classes to students

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Vice Chancellor of Barrett Hodgson University, Prof Shakil Ahmed Khan, has said that the university is offering online classes during the holidays, and there is no need to take special steps because there is already an online system. Speaking at a meeting, he said that several steps were taken by the university to raise awareness […]

Jang-Geo workers to hold massive rallies today

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ISLAMABAD: On the call of the Joint Action Committee of the workers of Geo and Jang Group, the workers of the Geo and Jang Group will hold massive protest rallies today (Thursday) in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore against the arrest of Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman at 3:00pm. The protest rallies will participated and addressed by journalists, […]

IHC issues notices to ministry, Pemra on petition over Geo’s cable placement

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) issued notices to the ministry of information and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday in petitions filed against a move by cable operators to either remove Geo TV from their lists of channels or to relegate it. Chief Justice Athar Minallah, who heard identical petitions filed by Pakistan […]