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This issue must end now

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ISLAMABAD: A six-word tweet — “Pemra action: ISI ruling, Govt retreating!” — by one Dr Nadia Khan on Friday said it all. Geo’s suspension for 15 days and Rs10 million fine by the government-backed Pemra is an extreme step that the civilian leadership has been compelled to take after the military establishment was not ready […]

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Leader of cable operators speaks of threats to close Geo

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LAHORE: Hearing a petition application filed by private cable operators seeking directions for their security against serious threats by police and other officials, the Lahore High Court on Wednesday again sought replies from the Ministry of Information, Pemra and the IG Punjab. Khalid Araen, president of Cable Association, filed a petition and said the police […]

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Protest against Hamid Mir attack, Geo suspension enters 46th day

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LAHORE: Protests against attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and the illegal suspension, displacement, distortion and closure of Geo TV Network across Pakistan continued for the 46th day on Tuesday in which a large number of journalists, members of civil society, representatives of labourers, workers of political and religious parties participated. Carrying banners and placards, […]

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SCBA to protect judiciary’s dignity

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ISLAMABAD: President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Kamran Murtaza on Monday condemned the attack on Jang Multan Resident Editor Zafar Aheer and the burning of vans carrying copies of Jang and The News and demanded that the government should probe the incidents. Talking to reporters at the Supreme Court, Kamran pledged to uphold the dignity […]

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Who holds the media key?

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The “media story,” refuses to die, it seems. Geo is off air in most parts of the country; it is getting difficult day by day to send the copies of Jang and The News to their destinations, but now those working for these publications are finding it difficult to leave or reach their homes after […]

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