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Press clubs remain closed in protest against journalists’ killing

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QUETTA: Press clubs across the country remained closed on Monday in protest against the recent killing of three media workers in Quetta and the failure of security agencies to arrest their killers. Journalist unions held demonstrations in various cities and towns and hoisted black flags on press club buildings. The call for protests was given […]

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Cable operators blocking Geo channels to lose licences, says Pervaiz

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By: Mumtaz Alvi & Noor Aftab ISLAMABAD: The Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, on Thursday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure smooth transmission of Geo and another private TV channel on the cable network. The minister asserted that the government would not allow anyone to take the law […]

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Press clubs denounce suspension of Geo licences

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LAHORE: The Council of Pakistan Press Clubs (CPPC), condemning the suspension of licences of Geo TV network, has termed it an illegal act of private members of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). CPPC Convener Arshad Ansari held an emergency meeting with the presidents of other press clubs of the country in a conference […]

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Journalists warn govt over apathy

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LAHORE: The governing body of the Lahore Press Club has warned of retaliatory actions if the Punjab government does not pay heed to the residential problems facing the club members. This decision was taken at a meeting of the senior council members held at National Hockey Stadium with LPC President, Arshad Ansari in the chair. […]

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