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PPP leader for Geo’s restoration on its original numbers

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LAHORE: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Federal Council Member Munawar Anjum has strongly condemned the closure of Geo News by cable operators in different parts of the country and demanded immediate implementation of court orders in this regard. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Munawar said the media was the forth pillar of the State, […]

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Parliament to help remove injustice, MPs assure Jang-Geo Group

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ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and parliamentary leaders of both the houses of parliament — the National Assembly and Senate — on Monday promised that parliament will suggest a proper action against the injustices being meted out to the Geo-Jang Group. This assurance came when a delegation of senior members of the Geo-Jang […]

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Call to restore Geo’s transmission

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SAITTAH RAJJA: The All Parties Action Committee of Saittah Rajja is concerned over the closure of Geo’s transmission and demanded its restoration forthwith. The All Parties Action Committee of Saittah Rajja has been formed by political, social, religious and nationalists’ parties to solve the basic problems of Saittah Rajja city. The committee in its meeting […]

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SHC asks ministry, Pemra, cable operators to submit reply

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed the Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the cable operators to file comments on applications of Jang, Geo and The News employees against non-restoration of Geo News, Geo Tez, Geo Kahani and Geo Entertainment transmission by the cable operators. Jang Employees Union’s […]

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Lawyers being denied to watch Geo: SCBA

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KARACHI: Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Kamran Murtaza, while offering full legal support in the Supreme Court, has said that the SCBA’s meeting on the closure of Geo News has been convened immediately after Eid.Talking to Daily Jang, Kamran Murtaza said that on the one hand Article 9 and 9-A of Constitution were being […]

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Geo should be run on its April 19 position, orders LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court remarked on Thursday that cable operators had no authority whatsoever to block any channel. Geo News was shut down in extraordinary circumstances, but the Supreme Court has ordered its restoration and the cable operators will have to follow the order of the top court. Justice Ijazul Ahsan made these remarks […]

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Altaf calls for restoration of TV channels

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KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain, called upon the cable operators to restore Geo TV and other channels on their original numbers forthwith across the country and told them they should not accept the pressure being exerted from any quarter. He said that the cable operators should restore the Geo News and […]

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Pro-army protest camp in front of Jang Group offices

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KARACHI: In order to intimidate the employees of the Jang Group, a pro-army protest camp by a little-known organisation was set up on Wednesday at I.I. Chundrigar Road, just opposite the buildings that house several offices of Pakistan’s largest media house. Calling themselves the “Citizens of Karachi”, the people in the camp blared national songs […]

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