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Pemra restrained from issuing licences

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday restrained the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) from issuing licences to media outlets for the establishment of television channels. Justice Athar Minallah issued the status quo orders in a petition filed by a citizen seeking the cancellation of Pemra’s bidding process that it advertised for the […]

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Officials’ statements recorded in Mir case

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KARACHI: Top police and intelligence officials on Monday recorded their statements before a three-member judicial commission constituted to probe the attack on senior TV anchor Hamid Mir. The commission comprising Justices Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Iqbal Hameedur Rahman and Ejaz Afzal conducted the in-camera proceedings at the Karachi Registry of the Supreme Court. Those who attended […]

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Camera powered off when Hamid Mir attacked: IGP

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KARACHI: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Iqbal Mehmood on Saturday disclosed that the monitoring camera was powered off due to loadshedding at the time of attack on Geo News Senior Anchor Hamid Mir. “The CCTV installed – monitoring the place where Hamid Mir was attacked – was not working due to loadshedding and stand-by […]

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The Hamid Mir case: ‘In Pakistan, they used to censor journalists – now they shoot us’

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On Saturday in Karachi, one of Pakistan’s most famous journalists survived being shot six times. Soon after, the TV news channel he works for blamed the feared Inter-Services Intelligence agency for the attack. Author Mohammed Hanif reports on a fourth estate under siege More than a hundred bouquets line the lobby of the private ward […]

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