Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s remand extended till Nov 10

Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s remand extended till Nov 10LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of Jang-Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till November 10. The authorities concerned produced Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman before Accountability Court Judge Assad Ali. Jang-Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman is in custody for more than 217 days in the case. Moreover, the NAB had filed a reference over a property […]

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LHC suspends Pemra ban on Motorway incident

LHC suspends Pemra ban on Motorway incidentLAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday suspended a notification of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) regarding the ban on the coverage of the Motorway gang-rape incident in electronic media. A two-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan and Justice Shakilur Rehman Khan passed the order on a petition by a […]

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PBC includes more lawyers in body set up to defend journalists

PBC includes more lawyers in body set up to defend journalistsISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) — mother institution that regulates the affairs of the legal fraternity — on Saturday included more lawyers in the “Journalistic Defence Committee” it has constituted to provide legal assistance to and defend journalists. Through a notification the PBC further said that 12 lawyers in addition to seven lawyers had […]

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Pakistan slaps ban on TikTok over ‘indecent content’

Pakistan slaps ban on TikTok over ‘indecent content’ISLAMABAD: After several warnings, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Friday placed a ban on TikTok in the country as different segments of society continued to complain against indecent/immoral short video sharing through the Chinese app. The telecom regulator issued instructions to relevant officials for blocking the application in the wake of the nature of […]

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