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Mobile app for litigants, lawyers

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court is going to introduce an enterprise software system, which is the first-ever for a court in Pakistan, in order to facilitate litigant public and lawyers. The project “enterprise level information technology” would enable litigants to monitor progress and status of their cases on their smart mobile phones, senior puisne judge […]

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Notices issued in Pemra chief’s appointment case

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Thursday issued notices to the federal government and the ministry of information on a petition challenging appointment of Absar Alam as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). At the outset of the hearing, petitioner’s counsel Azhar Siddique argued that the appointment of the respondent chairman was […]

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PEMRA told to maintain code of ethics

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) Chief Justice Ijazul Ahsan on Friday issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) regarding a petition against exhibition of immoral films, dramas, programmes and movies on television channels. The chief justice directed PEMRA to submit a detailed report on implementation of its code on television channels […]

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Govt given two months for revival of environment council

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Friday gave two months to the Punjab government for revival of the Environment Protection Council (EPC). Advocate Ahmed Qayum, secretary of the Lahore High Court Bar Association, filed a petition saying the environment pollution was not being controlled due to non-functionality of the EPC. He said citizens were not […]

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Punjab Police refuse to cooperate with Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: Punjab Police have once again refused to obey the law and refused to assist Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action again an illegally operating powerful cable operator who is not only a defaulter of tens of millions but is also depriving citizens from their basic right. Regal Star Cable Network, an […]

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Anarchy if media not free: LHCBA

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court Bar Association President Pir Masood Chishti has said lawyers believe not only in the rule of law and provision of justice but also in the media freedom. He said this while visiting the daily Jang office on Monday, accompanied by LHCBA Vice President Irfan Arif Sheikh. He said the country would […]

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‘Manhandling of the disabled intolerable’

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LAHORE: Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of Lahore High Court on Wednesday said disabled people were an integral part of the society and manhandling of visually-impaired persons would not be tolerated. He was hearing a petition seeking a judicial inquiry into manhandling of visually-impaired persons by police and enforcement of Disabled Persons (Employment and Rehabilitation) […]

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PTA official summoned in Youtube case

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LAHORE: A Lahore High Court division bench on Wednesday summoned a “responsible” senior official of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to answer several queries arising during hearing of petitions against ban on Youtube, a popular video sharing website. Bytes for All, a non-government organisation (NGO), and others had filed petitions demanding the court to lift the […]

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Channel owner, anchor, producer appear in court

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LAHORE: A five-member Lahore High Court bench on Tuesday directed anchorperson Mubasher Lucman and ARY programme Khara Sach producer Rao Qaisar to appear in the court in person on October 24 and submit their written replies. A larger bench, headed by Justice Syed Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi, and comprising Justice Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah, Justice […]

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Not issued orders for ARY News licence suspension, says LHC

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LAHORE: A bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday observed that it had not issued orders of suspension of the licence of ARY News. According to ARY News, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi during the hearing observed that the court had not issued orders for suspension of the licence of ARY News adding […]

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Pakistan suspends ARY News TV licence

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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) in strongly critcising the decision by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PERMA) to suspend the broadcasting license of ARY News TV channel on October 20, 2014. The PERMA said the 15-day suspension of license was effective immediately and also imposed […]

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HRCP hopes SC will look at all aspects of Asia Bibi case

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Monday hoped that the Supreme Court would look at all aspects of the Asia Bibi case. Last week, the Lahore High Court turned down an appeal against her conviction by a trial court on blasphemy charges. In a statement, the HRCP said, “The outcome of Asia […]

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Pemra bans TV anchor and his programme

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ISLAMABAD: In compliance with an order of the Lahore High Court (LHC), the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) banned on Sunday ARY News anchor Mubashir Lucman and his programme ‘Khara Such’ till further orders of the court. The ban will also apply on his appearance in any other TV programme in any capacity. “We […]

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Anti-hacking steps being taken, court told

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LAHORE: Experts of the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) on Wednesday apprised Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Lahore High Court about the measures to be taken to make website of the court more immune to hacking. In a meeting held in the wake of the Lahore High Court website hacking incident the other […]

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