‘Media is the fourth pillar of state’

‘Media is the fourth pillar of state’QUETTA: Balochistan Finance Minister Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi termed the media as the fourth pillar of the state during a visit to the Quetta Press Club. “Independent media and democracy are sine quo non for each other. The media works as a watch-dog against the government and as a fourth pillar of the state,” he […]

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APC condemns censorship, gags on media

APC condemns censorship, gags on mediaISLAMABAD: The main opposition leaders – Nawaz Sharif, Asif Ali Zardari, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as well as the opposition parties’ APC declaration Sunday condemned curbs on the media. Reading out the allparties conference (APC) declaration, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said the meeting condemned unprecedented gags on the media and censorship. He also […]

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Court extends remand of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till Oct 1

Court extends remand of Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till Oct 1LAHORE: An accountability court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of Jang-Geo Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman till October 1. The authorities concerned produced Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman before Accountability Court Judge Assad Ali. Senior lawyer Amjad Parvez represented Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman during the hearing. The court adjourned the hearing till October 1. Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman is in custody for more […]

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Daniel Pearl murder case hearing adjourned

Daniel Pearl murder case hearing adjournedISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday adjourned hearing of a case, against acquittal of accused by the Sindh High Court (SHC) in Daniel Pearl murder case, due to death of Prosecutor General (PG) Sindh’s mother.  A three-member special bench of the apex court headed by Justice Mushir Alam and comprising Justice Qazi […]

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