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Pearl hunt shifts to key accomplice

KARACHI- After seizing the mastermind of the kidnapping of US reporter Daniel Pearl, investigators said on Friday their focus had shifted to finding a key accomplice who they say actually carried out the abduction. While they suspect British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh of planning and financing Pearl’s kidnap, they said a second man, using the […]


Pakistan Television to start political discussion programme

ISLAMABAD- Pakistan Television has planned to launch, by the end of this month, a political programme, “Mukalma”, in which political leaders of all parties will be invited to express their views on future political setup. This was stated by federal secretary for information and media development, Syed Anwar Mehmud, talking to newsmen at the conclusion […]


Channels barred from airing shows regarding CJ issue

ISLAMABAD, June 2: Enraged by media coverage of the ongoing judicial crisis, the government on Saturday stopped satellite TV channels from telecasting programmes, including live talk shows and discussions, on the issue of the presidential reference against Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority sent a carefully-drafted letter to the managements […]