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LHC’s hacked website restored

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court’s information technology department took an hour on Tuesday to restore its website which had been hacked by an Indian hacker. The hacker named “Sahoo” left a warning on the website for Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, asking him to stop issuing statements about Kashmir because it belonged to […]

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Court notice to anchorperson, TV channel

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LAHORE: Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court on Thursday took a suo motu notice against an anchorperson of a private news channel for airing interview of a visa consultancy firm’s CEO Asim Malik, a proclaimed offender in 190 cases of fraud. The judge issued a notice to anchorperson Mubashar Lucman […]

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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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Parliament to help remove injustice, MPs assure Jang-Geo Group

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ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and parliamentary leaders of both the houses of parliament — the National Assembly and Senate — on Monday promised that parliament will suggest a proper action against the injustices being meted out to the Geo-Jang Group. This assurance came when a delegation of senior members of the Geo-Jang […]

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Reply sought from Pemra over ban on helicam

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to submit reply on a petition challenging ban on the use of helicam for media coverage. As the proceedings commenced, Advocate Azhar Siddique argued that the ban on helicam by Pemra authorities is against the Article 19 and 19-A of the […]

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Govt doles out Rs2.5 bn among lawyers, journalists: Imran

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Thursday alleged that the government had distributed Rs2.5 billion among journalists and lawyers through the Intelligence Bureau in the last one day.Addressing the participants of the Azadi March, he claimed that “from the residence of a senior lawyer, Rs20.5 million were stolen and it should be told […]

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Restore Geo to its original slot, court orders Pemra

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday again directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure enforcement of Supreme Court’s order pertaining to restoration of Geo News transmission to its old slot. As the hearing started, Pemra counsel Zia Shahid Waseer submitted a report in the court and stated that all cable operators have […]

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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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Geo should be run on its April 19 position, orders LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court remarked on Thursday that cable operators had no authority whatsoever to block any channel. Geo News was shut down in extraordinary circumstances, but the Supreme Court has ordered its restoration and the cable operators will have to follow the order of the top court. Justice Ijazul Ahsan made these remarks […]

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Channel, its anchor keep airing false report on court order to malign Geo

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LAHORE: The ARY TV kept on airing false and fabricated reports about a court order with the intention to malign Geo TV. Additional District and Sessions Judge, Lahore, Muhamamd Nadeem Ansari, has withdrawn his decision of issuing warrants against responsible officials of Geo TV after he was presented a copy of stay order of the […]

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LHC prayed to order restoration of Geo TV on old numbers

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LAHORE: On applications filed against non-restoration of Geo TV to its previous number in different cities of Punjab, Justice Ijazul Ahsan of Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed deputy attorney general (DAG) to seek reply from Pemra and inform the court on July 10 as to why the channel’s transmission had not been restored to […]

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Leader of cable operators speaks of threats to close Geo

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LAHORE: Hearing a petition application filed by private cable operators seeking directions for their security against serious threats by police and other officials, the Lahore High Court on Wednesday again sought replies from the Ministry of Information, Pemra and the IG Punjab. Khalid Araen, president of Cable Association, filed a petition and said the police […]

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LHC rubbishes treason charges against Geo, Jang Group

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that allegations of high treason against Geo and the Jang group’s owners are baseless and without any authenticated material. Justice Ijazul Ahsan ruled this while issuing a detailed judgment on a petition moved by Mubashar Lucman seeking initiation of high treason proceedings against the owners of the Jang […]

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Justice Khawaja’s wife moves Pemra against channel

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ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Asif Mahmood, advocate of the Supreme Court, on Tuesday filed a complaint with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against a TV programme aired on May 29, 2014 on ARY News as the anchor alleged that Supreme Court judge, Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, used his official position to sell the property of […]

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