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Jang Group apology doesn’t regret actual content: Mazari

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ISLAMABAD: PTI Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari stated that the Geo/Jang Group apology as an advertisement in their papers was merely an expression of regret over the hurt caused to the armed forces and a large number of viewers implying that the nation as a whole and the civilian government had no issue with the […]

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SC judge brushes aside allegations of ‘bias’ in Geo case

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ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court judge dismissed on Thursday objections raised by a TV show host regarding his fitness to hear a petition filed by Geo TV. “I don’t find any reasons whatsoever not to sit on the bench,” Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja concluded after dictating a longish order justifying why he should continue hearing a […]

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Six criminal cases registered against Geo

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FAISALABAD: At least six criminal cases were registered on Wednesday in different cities against the owner of Geo/Jang Group along with team members and guests in the controversial episode of Geo TV’s morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’. First of these FIRs was registered in Faisalabad’s Kotwali police station. “On the court orders, the Kotwali police […]

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Legal action against Geo: Court orders criminal case against Mir Shakil

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LAHORE: A district and sessions judge in Abbottabad on Monday ordered the local police to register a criminal case against Jang/Geo Group’s Chief Executive Mir Shakilur Rehman, Geo’s morning show host, actress Veena Malik and others in a blasphemy case. Responding to a petition filed by Advocate Abdul Rauf Khan, the court had issued notices […]

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Govt not proceeding against TV for ‘obvious reasons’

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BAHAWALPUR: MNA Jamshed Dasti has said that the nation will not tolerate blasphemy and Pemra should take stern action against the private TV channel for broadcasting sacrilegious content. He warned that if the government did not take action against the TV channel then it would itself responsible for the consequences. Addressing “Meet The Press” programme […]

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Notices issued to Jang Group’s CEO, others

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ABBOTABAD: A district judge in Abbottabad on Sunday asked the Geo/Jang group’s chief executive, the host of its morning show, its producers and staff to appear before the court today (Monday). Advocate Abdul Rauf Khan had filed an application under section 22-A of the CrPc seeking registration of criminal case against Jang/Geo Group Chief Executive […]

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