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SC suspends conviction of Geo TV owner by GB court

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court suspended on Wednesday a Nov 25 verdict of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) No. 1, convicting media tycoon and Geo TV owner Mir Shakeelur Rahman and sentencing him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment and Rs300,000 in fines. A three-judge Supreme Court, bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, also asked Attorney […]

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Pemra seeks police help for third time after failure

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ISLAMABAD: After repeated failures, the Pemra on Thursday wrote to the Punjab Police for the third time, seeking help against an illegally operating and defaulter cable operator. A letter (reading Registration of FIR against Mr. Zahid Amir Rana, S/o Rana Amir Allah & others, CEO M/s Regal Star Network (Pvt) Ltd, House No.6, Block-C , […]

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Complaint to PEMRA: Ministry seeks cancellation of Geo’s licence

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday submitted a complaint with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) seeking action against Geo TV for tarnishing the image of a state institution, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). The complaint was submitted under the Pemra Ordinance and rules for a false and scandalous campaign undermining the integrity and […]

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PEMRA issues rejoinder to look-after bureaucrats report

ISLAMABAD: Pemra on Friday issued a detailed rejoinder to a story in The News headlined, “Pemra disfigured by look-after baboos on all posts”. It said the news reflects that probably some disgruntled elements have misled this leading newspaper by providing exaggerated and deceptive information just to tarnish the image of the organisation for their personal […]

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