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Geo, Jang Group offers to appear before Judicial Commission

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s largest media group, Jang/Geo, on Wednesday welcomed the constitution of the Judicial Commission to probe the alleged rigging in the general election held in May 2013 and offered itself for any inquiry into allegations that it had played some role in rigging the elections 2013. Mir Ibrahim Rahman, Chief Executive of the Independent […]

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PFUJ hails constitution of judicial commission in Balochistan

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KARACHI: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists(PFUJ) has appreciated Balochistan Government for setting up of a judicial commission to investigate recent murder of Irshad Mastoi, General Secretary of Balochistan Union of Journalists (BUJ). The Judicial Commission headed by Justice Mohammad Hashim Kakkar of Balochistan High Court will encompass the entire incident during which Abdul Rasool and […]

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35 punctures, Jang, Geo don’t figure in PTI’s official demand

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ISLAMABAD: The PTI’s proposed ToRs for the have no mention of much-discussed “35 punctures” or the alleged involvement of ex-CJ Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice (retd) Khalilur Rehman Ramday, the Geo-Jang Group and Nawaz Sharif, writes Ansar Abbasi. The PTI proposals, as provided to the government, also do not talk of the “systematic institutionalised rigging” to […]

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Hamid Mir records statement third time

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and Geo News anchor Hamid Mir Tuesday appeared before the Judicial Commission third time and recorded his statement. Upon arrival at the court, Hamid Mir was accorded a warm welcome by the journalists from different media outlets who were chanting slogans in his favour and were demanding justice.Hamid Mir came into court […]

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Hamid Mir records statement before Judicial Commission

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and anchorperson of Geo TV Hamid Mir on Monday appeared before the Judicial Commission in the Supreme Court and recorded his statement. Hamid Mir, who arrived in the Supreme Court on a wheelchair along with a large number of media persons, appeared before the Judicial Commission for the second time and recorded […]

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LPC Life Members Forum holds demo

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LAHORE: Showing solidarity with senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and Jang/Geo, journalists, politicians, religious leaders and members of civil society vowed on Thursday to resist any move to ban Jang/Geo at any pretext. They were speaking at a protest demonstration, held under the banner of Life Members Forum of Lahore Press Club at the LPC here. […]

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Protests of banned outfits in support of institutions not good: Fazl

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ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rahman Tuesday said an environment of imbalance had been created in the wake of attack on Geo News anchor Hamid Mir, tensing the army, the media, the political parties and the nation at large. In a statement issued by the party spokesperson Jan Achakzai, Fazl said the fist […]

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Commission starts in-camera proceedings in Hamid Mir case

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KARACHI: The three-member judicial commission, constituted by the Supreme Court to investigate the murder attempt on Geo News senior anchor Hamid Mir, on Monday initiated in-camera proceedings at the Karachi Registry of the apex court. Headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, the commission, which has to ascertain the facts, identify culprits and fix responsibility for […]

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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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Judicial commission starts probe tomorrow

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KARACHI: The judicial commission, formed to investigate attack on Geo News anchorperson Hamid Mir, will meet here on Monday. The three-member commission, comprising Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rahman and Justice Ejaz Afzal, will hear the case from April 28 to May 2 at Supreme Court Karachi Registry. The first hearing will be […]

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Commission didn’t exonerate ISI of murder allegations

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ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission on Saleem Shahzad case had recommended the accountability of intelligence agencies through legislation noting that currently the ‘legal and organisational foundations of the two major agencies (ISI and IB) rest on mere executive orders.’ The commission stressed on ‘an urgent need for laying down a comprehensive statutory framework’ for them. Terming […]

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