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Channel was sold to me, applicant tells SHC

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KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday issued notices to Labaik TV Chief Executive Officer Shoaib Ahmed Sheikh, its director Siddique Ismail on contempt of court application against them for disobeying the court orders. The notices were issued on application of Mohsin Mujtaba, who sought attachment of assets and properties of Labaik TV and restraining […]

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PBA prays to SHC to become party in Axact’s TV case

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has filed an application with the Sindh High Court (SHC) to become party to the lawsuit filed by the BoL TV management submitting that the plaintiffs had leveled serious allegations against the association and its member broadcasters without documentary evidence. The applicant submitted that the Bol TV management had […]

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SHC issues notices to DAG on Bol TV petition

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) Thursday issued a notice to the deputy attorney general on a petition of Labaik Private Limited against the policy advice of the Ministry of Information to the Pemra to ensure stoppage of Bol TV transmission. Petitioner Labaik Private Limited, through its director Ayesha Shoaib Sheikh, had impugned the policy […]

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SHC appoints Nazir on Axact’s channel equipment issue

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) Tuesday appointed Nazir as commissioner to visit the Axact’s channel premises where the equipment, as mentioned in customs department’s detention notice, was installed or available after serving due notice on the defendant officials. The court directed that the Nazir will prepare his own inventory with regard to the equipment […]

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As SC has given the order, what reason do cable operators have for not showing Geo, asks SHC

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday observed that the Supreme Court had given an order to cable operators and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to ensure smooth transmission of TV channels, then what reason cable operators had for not telecasting Geo. The court was hearing a set of identical petitions filed […]

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SHC issues notice to private TV for 30th on govt appeal

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday issued notice to ARY News on an appeal filed by the federal government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against the interim stay on Pemra decision regarding the suspension of the private news television channel. An SHC single bench on June 24 suspended the Pemra […]

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Interim order: SHC overturns move to suspend ARY News

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday overturned a move by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to suspend the licence of ARY News, with the instruction that the channel “shall not telecast any derogatory, defamatory or incriminating remarks against the superior judiciary and its former members.” Justice Saeeduddin Nasir, who headed the single […]

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Employees file petition against suspension of ARY licence

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ISLAMABAD: With a petition against the suspension of ARY News’ licence already pending before the Sindh High Court (SHC), an identical petition was filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday. The petition filed by the president of the ARY’s employees union, Jahangir Aslam Baloch, through his counsel Khawaja Azhar Rasheed said that the […]

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SHC seeks PTA comment on YouTube ban

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Wednesday sought comments from the information technology secretary and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman on a petition challenging a blanket ban on YouTube, a video-sharing website. A division bench headed by Justice Irfan Saadat Khan was seized with the hearing of the petition jointly filed by as many […]

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SHC orders SIMs verification through biometric system

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday directed cellular companies to ensure that all the franchise holders are mandatorily required to obtain the biometric system and fingerprint devices to be connected with Nadra. Hearing petitions regarding the missing persons, the SHC’s division bench, headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam, also directed that with effect […]

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