Jang group journalists awarded

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: Noted journalists attached to the Jang Group were decorated with civil awards at special investiture ceremonies on Pakistan Day in recognition of their meritorious services.Columnist Ataul Haq Qasmi and former columnist Irfan Siddiqui, of the Daily Jang, have been awarded the Hilal-e-Imtiaz while the showbiz reporter Ashiq Chaudhry was awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz.Nazeer Laghari of […]

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PAKISTAN: Six convicted for murder of Wali Khan Babar, Reporter Geo News

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KARACHI: Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on March 1, 2014 awarded the death sentences to two persons and life imprisonment to four in the murder case of Wali Khan Babar reporter of Geo television network. The two awarded death sentences are fugitives while four are in custody. Babar was killed in Karachi on January 13, 2011 by […]

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Government approaches SHC for transfer of Wali Babar murder trial

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Karachi: The provincial government filed an application with the Sindh High Court on Monday seeking the transfer of Geo News reporter Wali Khan Babar’s murder trial from an anti-terrorism court of Karachi to Shikarpur over security concerns for witnesses, the prosecutors and investigators. The application was filed by the member inspection team of the high […]

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Wali Babar murder trial to be transferred from Karachi, SC told

Pakistan Press Foundation

Karachi: The Sindh government has decided to transfer the murder trial of Geo News reporter Wali Khan Babar from an anti- terrorism court (ATC) in Karachi to another city due to security concerns. “The formal request for the transfer of the trial will be made to the chief justice of the Sindh High Court so […]

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Murder case of Wali Khan Babar: Trial delayed as prosecutor goes on leave

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Karachi: The Anti-Terrorism Court-III adjourned the murder trial of Wali Khan Babar for a week on Tuesday after the special public prosecutor went on leave and an acting prosecutor failed to appear. Special Public Prosecutor Abdul Maroof was to make final arguments in the murder case of Babar, a Geo News reporter who was shot […]

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