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Contempt case against anchor, TV owner adjourned

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) Monday adjourned till December 7 hearing into a contempt of court case against ARY Television Chief Executive Salman Iqbal and Mubashir Lucman, an anchorperson, for maligning the judiciary in a programme and being involved in anti-judiciary banners case. The court was informed that Anwar Mansoor Khan, counsel for Salman Iqbal, […]

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Pemra summons TV channel on June 3

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ISLAMABAD: The media watchdog Pemra has summoned the ARY TV administration in contempt of court case on June 3.Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and the judiciary were made target of contempt in an AYR programme. According to the complainant, Chaudhry Akram Advocate, the Pemra has summoned him and the ARY TV administration […]

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Still blocked Geo to sue Pemra for contempt of court

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ISLAMABAD: Geo television has decided to knock on the doors of the Supreme Court again by moving a contempt of court petition against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) after the apex court’s orders to restore the Geo transmission were completely ignored and the government’s ‘instructions’ on this count simply put into dustbin by […]

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Contempt of court: Notice issued to Film Censor Board

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to the Film Censor Board, the commerce secretary and Independent Film Motion, a private exhibition company, on a contempt of court petition over the exhibition of Dedh Ishqiya, an Indian film, in Pakistan. Justice Ijaz Ahmed of the LHC sought replies from the respondents in two […]

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Pemra chief files contempt of court plea with IHC

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ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chaudhry Rashid Ahmad Thursday filed a contempt of court application with the Islamabad High Court (IHC) saying that he was stopped from entering his office despite IHC stay orders of December 16. The Pemra chairman alleged that Rao Tehsin, who was appointed by the federal government as […]

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