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Accused of DHA double murder granted bail as case lingers on

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A sessions court on Wednesday granted bail to Adil Zaman, the co-accused for the murders of anchorperson Mureed Abbas and his friend Khizar Hayat, in a case pertaining to unlawful use of a firearm. The additional district and sessions judge south, Aurangzeb Shah, ordered Adil to submit a surety bond of Rs50,000 with the court […]


Hearing of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s bail plea adjourned till 22nd

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of a bail petition of Jang/Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman in a 34-year-old land property case. Justice Aalia Neelum, head of the bench, noted that the bench received the files of the case late. Therefore, she observed that the bench will hear the […]


The sequence of events leading to disappearance of journalist Anis-ur-Rehman

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ISLAMABAD—As Islamabad Police continued to dilly dally on registering an FIR for missing journalist Anis-ur-Rehman, his close friend spoke to JournalismPakistan.com on Wednesday and narrated the sequence of events. Sajid Shah said that he, along with Rehman, an editor of the magazine Nada-e-Millat, left Lahore for Islamabad on the morning of June 10. The Saudi Embassy had […]


Wali Babar murder case

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EDITORIAL: Sindh Information Minister Nasir Shah held a special press conference on Monday to announce that “the killer of journalist Wali Khan Babar has been arrested.” The accused was identified as Sheikh Mohammad Karmran alias Zeeshan. It may be recalled that the young broadcast journalist, Wali Babar, was gunned down in January 2011 while on […]


Legendary TV host Tariq Aziz passes away

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LAHORE: In an era of grandeur and gimmicks, the glory of grace seems to be lost – and the man who brought that grace to Pakistani television has now left the world too. Tariq Aziz was the man of firsts, the first male television anchor, the first Pakistani game show host, the first to represent our […]