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SC reinstates ban on airing of Indian content on TV channels

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The Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday reinstated a ban on the transmission of Indian content on local television channels, setting aside an earlier verdict by the Lahore High Court (LHC). Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing a case filed by the United Producers Association pertaining to the broadcast of foreign content […]

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Govt to give roadmap for release of dues to media houses

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ISLAMABAD – Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar chaired a meeting on account of non-payment of dues by the government to the media houses. The meeting chaired by Chief Justice of Pakistan decided that the federal government will verify the claims of media houses and will suggest a roadmap for release of dues to […]

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CJ asks Pemra to issue notices to TV channels

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QUETTA: The chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry expressed resentment over the irresponsible coverage of the private TV channels and directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action against the management of these channels. The chief justice issued these direction during the hearing into the suo moto case regarding deteriorating law and order […]

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Supreme Court calls IGP to brief on girl’s murder

ISLAMABAD, Feb 18: The Supreme Court (SC) has initiated suo motu proceedings in the murder of an 11-year-old girl whose body was found in Islamabad on Sunday. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, has asked Inspector General of Islamabad Bani Amin to brief them on preliminary investigations on Tuesday. An item […]

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