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LHC orders Pemra to file detailed reply

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LAHORE: Justice Ejaz Ahmed Khan of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to give detailed argument on the next hearing in the case pertaining to cancellation of a private TV channel’s licence. During the proceedings, Pemra’s counsel Muhammad Arshad Advocate requested the bench to give some time for […]

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LHC again issues notices to Pemra

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Khalid Mehmood Khan Thursday again issued notices to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) over its failure to stop a private channel from broadcasting defamatory programmes against the Jang Group and Geo channel and its owners. The court is hearing a writ petition, filed by the owners of […]

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Court seeks ministry, Pemra reply on inaction

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday sought reply from a private TV channel’s anchor Mubasher Lucman for broadcasting defamatory programmes against Jang/Geo Group and its owners, and also from the Ministry of Information and Pakistan Electric Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for not initiating action against the channel. As hearing started on Friday, the counsel […]

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Private TV channels submit replies on footage issue

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ISLAMABAD: Private TV channels who were deprived of covering the proceedings of the Supreme Court’s full court reference have submitted their replies with the additional registrar of the apex court on the issue. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court reporters from different private TV channels submitted their replies before Additional Registrar Muhammad Ali who was appointed […]

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LHC again issues notices to Federation, Pemra

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Khalid Mehmood Khan on Monday again issued notices to a private TV channel’s owner Salman Iqbal and anchor Mubasher Lucman for broadcasting defamatory programmes against the Jang/Geo Group and its owners and also to the Ministry of Information and Pakistan Electric Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for not initiating action […]

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IHC again issues restraining orders to private TV

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice (CJ) Islamabad High Court (IHC) Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi on Thursday while issuing stay order once again directed a private TV channel to file reply till December 2 as to why it had been continuing with defamatory and baseless allegations against Jang/Geo Group despite the October 31 restraining orders. Requesting the court […]

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TV anchor booked on Dr Aamir Liaquat’s complaint

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LAHORE: The Racecourse Police have registered a case against a TV anchor Mubasher Lucman on the charges of attacking known scholar and Jang Group Editor Religious Affairs Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain and uttering abuses against country’s courts and the Jang Group. A case No 591/13 under Section 506 of PPC was registered against the accused […]

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PTI’s rejoinder to Jang/Geo notice

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Information Secretary Dr. Shireen Mazari on Sunday issued her party’s official position on the ‘Geo-Jang group legal notice and other targeting of PTI and its chairman in a highly offensive and personal manner’. One, that the legal notice be withdrawn immediately as it is undemocratic and absurd since it seeks to muzzle […]

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PTI distances itself from anti-Jang, Geo plot

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) has denied that any of its official social media wings posted defamatory material against the Jang-Geo Group. “It is a conspiracy to set the PTI against the Jang Group,” Shafqat Mahmood, a senior PTI leader and its MNA from Lahore, told The News. “Some third force, having nefarious designs, wants […]

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The smear campaign against the Jang Group: The real story

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KARACHI: The Jang Group is no stranger to being targeted, as it has been under attack for the past many years. During the last few months, however, the viciousness on display must have shocked everyone. The sheer venom and vindictiveness of the attack has forced us to speak plainly and unveil the reasons as well […]

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PTI rejects reports about white paper against Jang/Geo group

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ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Insaf Pakistan has disassociated itself from the ongoing propaganda on social media against Jang and Geo Group. PTI Information Secretary Shireen Mazari said reports that PTI would issue any white paper against the Jang/Geo Group are baseless and a mere propaganda. Mazari said that the PTI core committee meeting is being held on Saturday […]

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IHC restrains TV anchor from defaming Jang Group

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi on Thursday restrained a private TV channel anchor, Zaid Hamid and a senior journalist Mehmood Sham from printing, publishing or broadcasting any defamatory material against the Jang Group. The IHC CJ adjourned the matter till December 2, and directed the three respondents to […]

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Jang Group tells liars to back off

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KARACHI: The Jang Group is again the target of unfounded, biased and malicious allegations. Whether there is a democratic government or a dictatorship in power, they have been antagonistic to the independent policies of the Jang and Geo Group. There are also private organisations in Pakistan which have targeted the biggest media group of the […]

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