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PPF urges PEMRA to revoke the ban on the broadcast of content regarding the conduct of judges

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) urges the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to revoke its order banning the broadcast of any content pertaining to the conduct of sitting judges of the high courts and superior court. In light of the implications of such a ban on the public’s access to information, we urge the regulatory […]

Replies sought on plea against Nawaz’s speeches despite PEMRA order

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Lahore High Court’s Justice Shahid Karim on Monday sought replies from concerned quarters on a plea seeking a comprehensive report from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) upon “why the authority’s prohibition order on former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif’s speeches is being violated and what action has so far been taken”. As proceedings […]

LHC extends stay against Pemra ban on Imran

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court (LHC) full bench on Monday extended the stay against suspension of a ban imposed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on the broadcast of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s speeches and press talk on the television channels. A single bench had last week suspended the impugned ban […]

Notices issued on plea for MPA’s disqualification in Jokhio murder case

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Monday issued notices to the Election Commission of Pakistan, Sindh Assembly speaker and others on a petition seeking disqualification of Pakistan Peoples Party MPA Jam Awais, who he was pardoned by the legal heirs of Nazim Jokhio for his murder. Barrister Ali Tahir and his associates moved the SHC […]

Exiled Pakistani journalist turns comic book author

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A Pakistani journalist in exile has turned his life story into a comic book. Taha Siddiqui’s therapist told him not to dwell on the attempted kidnapping he suffered five years ago, or he would never escape his trauma. “Clearly, I didn’t listen to her at all,” he says, with a smile. His new autobiographical comic […]

Shoaib Sheikh’s remand extended

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ISLAMABAD: A judicial magistrate of the FIA on Monday extended the physical remand of Shoaib Sheikh, chief executive of BOL News and software company Axact, in a case pertaining to allegedly bribing a judge for acquittal in the fake degrees’ scam. The FIA had sought six-day physical remand of Mr Sheikh after the expiry of […]