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Geo to appear on its original numbers soon: minister

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LAHORE: Federal Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Sunday said he loved the media, as a powerful and independent media was vital for democracy in the country. Talking to the media after a function at the National College of Arts (NCA) here, the minister said Geo News was awarded punishment by Pemra for a mistake; it […]

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Geo should be run on its April 19 position, orders LHC

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court remarked on Thursday that cable operators had no authority whatsoever to block any channel. Geo News was shut down in extraordinary circumstances, but the Supreme Court has ordered its restoration and the cable operators will have to follow the order of the top court. Justice Ijazul Ahsan made these remarks […]

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Treason charge: Geo/Jang Group serves Rs50 bn notice on govt, ISI, Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s most popular and most loved media group Geo and Jang Group has served a legal notice on the Ministry of Defence, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for defaming and maligning the group by accusing it of working on an anti-Pakistan agenda, inciting and fuelling violence against the group, […]

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Pemra issues letter to save its skin in SC

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ISLAMABAD: Pemra was silent for 33 days after the April 19 attack on senior journalist Hamid Mir and subsequent closure of Geo, but on Thursday it wrote a ‘clear’ letter to the cable operators to restore Geo channels to their original positions. However, this letter was written to show only a fake performance to the […]

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No govt step so far to restore Geo’s position

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ISLAMABAD: The government and the electronic media watchdog Pemra have not yet moved to restore the Geo News transmission to the position it was on the day of the murder attempt on senior journalist Hamid Mir in Karachi. Mir was attacked on April 19. Those acting against Geo wield so much influence that despite repeated […]

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