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SC accepts Jang Group’s apology, withdraws notices

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday withdrew its notice issued to Jang Group on gross misreporting of court proceedings after accepting the unconditional apology of the management and disposed of the matter with a warning to remain careful in future. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar the other day had taken suo motu […]

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SC issues notices to Jang, The News for ‘misreporting’ CJP’s remarks

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notices to Urdu newspaper Jang and English daily The News for allegedly misreporting a court story, in which the top judiciary had appeared to criticise the government. The two publications, in their lead stories today, had reported that the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case of illegal […]

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Media misreporting PIA assets’ facts, Zubair tells Senate body

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ISLAMABAD: Privatisation Commission Chairman Muhammad Zubair informed the Senate Standing Committee on Cabinet that the facts about the evaluation of PIA property were misreported in the media. The Commission was responsible to re-evaluate the PIA assets in accordance with its current market value if the government went for any such move. He said the senate […]

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Health minister accuses media of ‘misreporting’ as Thar deaths top 100

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As the death toll from malnutrition in draught-hit Tharparkar topped 100, Sindh Health Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar said on Monday the media was ‘misreporting’ the number of children’s deaths in the high arid district. Official estimates put the death toll around 112, with over 100 deaths reported in January alone, but Dahar maintained that the […]

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The limits of freedom

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It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all others that have been tried — Winston Churchill. I feel the same about the market economy. But when the two function side by side, the combination becomes too deadly for even the most modern and the most sophisticated societies. Corruption becomes […]

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