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Show-cause notices issued to eight cable operators, Pemra tells LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday adjourned till Oct 17 the hearing of constitutional petitions, filed by the Independent Media Corporation, against the closure of Geo TV and non-restoration of its position to the April 19 position, in violation of court orders. During the course of the hearing, LHC judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan expressed […]

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Viewers of Geo facing difficulties, says Altaf

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WASHINGTON: The MQM chief Altaf Hussain said on Sunday that those staging sit-in should show some flexibility and the government should also move two steps back to end the ongoing political crisis in the country. Altaf said if the current political crisis escalated, the military will be left with no option but to defuse it […]

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Office of cable television operator office set ablaze in Karachi

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Four unidentified armed men set fire to the office of Worldcall, a cable television operator in Karachi, on Saturday evening, 19 July 2014 possibly for transmitting Geo News television channels. According to media reports four armed men stormed the office located the posh Clifton locality of the city in the evening, forced employees to vacate […]

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Gunmen torch cable TV operator that carried Geo News

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Intimidation is being used to deter operators from resuming transmission of embattled TV news channel Reporters Without Borders condemns the use of intimidation and violence as a new way to silence the embattled TV news station Geo News after unidentified gunmen torched cable TV operator WorldCall’s premises in the southern city of Karachi on 19 […]

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Did Pemra act in light of SC orders, asks LHC

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LAHORE: Hearing a petition against the blacking out of Geo News on cable network, the Lahore High Court on Thursday asked both the sides to come up with arguments on points whether the steps taken by Pemra for the restoration of Geo News were in line with the Supreme Court’s order or cable operators were […]

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