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Achakzai urges parliament to pass resolution for Geo’s restoration

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ISLAMABAD: The chief of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP), Mehmood Khan Achakzai, on Wednesday raised his voice in support of the Geo and Jang Group, urging the joint sitting of both the houses of parliament to pass a resolution in support of restoration of Geo. Speaking on a point of order, Achakzai said there was […]

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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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Office of cable television operator office set ablaze in Karachi

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Four unidentified armed men set fire to the office of Worldcall, a cable television operator in Karachi, on Saturday evening, 19 July 2014 possibly for transmitting Geo News television channels. According to media reports four armed men stormed the office located the posh Clifton locality of the city in the evening, forced employees to vacate […]

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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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Despite Pemra orders, Geo not yet fully restored

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ISLAMABAD: Despite the clear orders of the Supreme Court (SC) and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), Geo News is still not accessible to a large number of viewers across the country, putting a big question mark on the writ of the government and rule of law in the country. Reports from across the […]

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SHC issues notice to DAG for July 6 in Geo case

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday issued notice to Deputy Attorney General (DAG) on petition of Independent Media Corporation (IMC) against non-restoration of Geo News transmission despite lapse of suspension order of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). The petitioner submitted that Pemra had ordered its regional managers to restore the transmission […]

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Protesters demand immediate restoration of Geo

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LAHORE: Civil society members, lawyers, artistes, politicians, journalists and general public held a protest demonstration here on Monday against the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and the illegal suspension of Geo by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). They demanded immediate restoration of the most favourite channel of the country and also supported […]

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Protesters demand immediate restoration of Geo

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LAHORE: Civil society members, lawyers, artistes, politicians, journalists and general public held a protest demonstration here on Monday against the attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and the illegal suspension of Geo by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). They demanded immediate restoration of the most favourite channel of the country and also supported […]

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Protest continues against banning Geo; singers Shaukat Ali and Jawwad

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LAHORE: Protesters on Thursday said if Geo was a traitor for promoting peace between India and Pakistan, then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should be given the same title for advocating peace between the two nuclear states of South Asia. During a protest against the attack on Hamid Mir and illegal suspension of Geo by Pemra, […]

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Suspension of Geo condemned

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CHAKWAL: A resolution was passed during the elections of the Chakwal Electronic Media Association, condemning suspension of Geo news channel. The resolution called for restoration of Geo news channel forthwith. The News

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Focus should be on prime responsibilities not Geo

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LAHORE: The protest against attacks on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and Zafar Aheer – resident editor of daily Jang Multan – and the illegal suspension Geo TV Network across the country entered its 48th day on Thursday. A large number of journalists, civil society members, representatives of labourer unions, workers of political and religious parties […]

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Lawyers warn cable operators of legal action

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KASUR: Lawyers community in Kasur on Thursday asked cable operators to restore the Geo News transmission; otherwise, they had the option to move police and honourable courts. The announcement came at a meeting of Insaf Group chaired by its secretary Rana Naveed Ahmad Joiya Advocate. Lawyers including Sharif Sohdal, Nadeem A Malik, Rana Tanveer Joiya […]

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SCBA to protect judiciary’s dignity

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ISLAMABAD: President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Kamran Murtaza on Monday condemned the attack on Jang Multan Resident Editor Zafar Aheer and the burning of vans carrying copies of Jang and The News and demanded that the government should probe the incidents. Talking to reporters at the Supreme Court, Kamran pledged to uphold the dignity […]

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Civil society, political parties protest against blackout of Geo

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LAHORE: The protest against the attack on senior anchorperson Hamid Mir and illegal suspension of Geo TV network transmission continued on Friday, as civil society members, journalists, representatives of labourers and political workers raised their voice in favour of media freedom and against targeting the Jang Group. The protesters demanded immediate restoration of Geo transmission, […]

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