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Sacked Pemra chief files contempt plea against ministry

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ISLAMABAD: The sacked chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Chaudhry Rashid Ahmed, on Thursday filed a contempt of court petition against the officials of the ministry of information and broadcasting for inviting applications to fill the post. Mr Ahmed said since he had challenged his dismissal and the matter was pending with […]

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IHC suspends acting Pemra chief

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ISLAMABAD: The Islam­abad High Court ordered the suspension of Pervez Ra­tho­re, acting chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), and Kamaluddin Tipu, a member of the watchdog, on Tuesday . The court issued the orders during the hearing of petitions seeking reinstatement of Chaudhry Abdul Rashid as Pemra chairman, suspension of private members, […]

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NAB approves inquiry against former Pemra chief

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ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has approved an inquiry into allegations of corruption and misuse of authority against Chaudhry Rashid, former chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). The decision about the inquiry was taken by NAB’s executive board at a meeting presided over by its Chairman Chaudhry Qamar Zaman on Thursday. […]

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IHC takes up sacked Pemra chief’s petition today

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Riaz Ahmad Khan of the Islamabad High Court will take up on Monday a petition filed by Chaudhry Rasheed who has challenged his removal as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). Chaudhry Rashid was appointed Pemra chairman on Jan 26 last year by the PPP government and he was dismissed […]

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Sacked Pemra chief to challenge his dismissal

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ISLAMABAD: Chaudhry Rashid, who was recently dismissed as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), has decided to challenge his removal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC). “We are filing a petition in the IHC on Monday to challenge illegal dismissal of Chaudhry Rashid,” his lawyer Hafiz Arafat Ahmed said on Sunday. Mr […]

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Pemra chief ‘sacked’

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ISLAMABAD: The government on Thursday removed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Chaudhry Abdul Rashid after a four-month confrontation with him. According to an order, President Mamnoon Hussain dismissed Chaudhry Rashid and the government claimed that it had followed the modus operandi ‘prescribed’ by the court to remove him. However, Chaudhry Rashid has decided […]

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