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Daily Archives: April 3, 2020

Jang-Geo chief’s arrest against NAB’s businessmen policy: Aitzaz Ahsan

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LAHORE: Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan told the Lahore High Court on Thursday that the National Accountability Bureau arrested Jang/Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in a false property case for highlighting news against National Accountability Bureau (NAB) authorities. A two-member bench headed by Justice Sardar Naeem Ahmad was hearing two petitions challenging Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest in a 34 […]

Condolences continue to pour for Mir Javed Rahman

KARACHI: Condolences continue to pour for the death of Chairman Jang Group and printer and publisher of the Jang Group of Publications Mir Javed Rahman who passed away on Tuesday, March 31. Expressing condolences during Geo News programme Capital Talk, the State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said he is personally saddened over […]

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari condemns maligning drive against journalists

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari strongly condemning the scolding and abusing of renowned journalists on social media and said that abusing journalists is another attack on the elements who have been criticising the government on its faulty policies. “By scolding journalists they are being given a message to either remain silent […]

Media watchdogs condemn denial of justice for Pearl murder

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KARACHI: Media watchdogs have expressed concern over the Sindh High Court’s ruling in the Daniel Pearl murder case, saying it will stand as a symbol of impunity for crimes of violence against journalists in Pakistan. In a statement released on Thursday, The Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemned the ‘incoherent decision’ by the SHC, commuting the […]

US slams verdict in Daniel Pearl case

WASHINGTON: The US State Department has condemned the overturning of the convictions of four men in the Daniel Pearl kidnapping and murder case, terming it “an affront to victims of terrorism everywhere”. Alice Wells, the top US diplomat for South Asia, hailed indications that prosecutors intended to appeal the decision. “Those responsible for Daniel’s heinous […]

Death penalty in Pearl case nixed after 18 years

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SHC points out several flaws in prosecution’s case Lawyer says Omar Sheikh is likely to be set free soon KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday cited lack of evidence and overturned the death penalty handed down by a trial court to main accused in the abduction and murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl; […]