Civil society, labour leaders rally for Geo, Jang

rally for Geo

LAHORE: Civil society members, labour leaders, politicians and the Jang Group staff were of the unanimous opinion that the Jang Group had a known history of resisting military dictatorship, cruelty and injustices in the society, while it always supported and promoted civic rights, justice and freedom of expression. They said the founder of Jang group, …

Terming Jang and Geo traitors highly ridiculous: Sami

LAHORE: Chief of his own faction of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Sami (JUI-S), Maulana Samiul Haq, has said it is highly ridiculous to term Jang and Geo as traitor or are working on foreign agenda. He said Jang and Geo always respected the all institutions of national security and gave the status of national heroes and martyrs to …

Freedom of expression shouldn’t be banned: Pervaiz

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that freedom of expression should not gagged by putting restrictions on it. He said, “Societies that do not let people ask questions and express different opinions suffer from a state of inertia.” He said it was the government’s responsibility to provide protection to those …

SC moved against Geo TV

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was requested on Saturday to intervene and safeguard the national interest by summoning representatives of a media house and ministers to explain why the army and its intelligence wing were maligned on the day when TV anchor Hamid Mir was attacked in Karachi. Petitioner Shafqatullah Sohail also urged the court to …

Imran inventing allegations against Jang Group

ISLAMABAD: A Jang Group spokesman said Saturday that Tehrik-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan was daily inventing allegations against Geo/Jang Group. He said today Imran came out with fresh allegation that Jang Group is being given millions in shape of ads by the government. The spokesman asked Imran when before elections other parties including PPP, PML-N, JUI, …

Free media very important for democratic society

Karachi: For a democratic society to sustain, its media needs to be free, unbiased, positive, objective and transparent in its role, an interactive session was told on Friday. The session was organised on the topic of ‘The Image of the Journalist in Pakistan and the world’ by the US Consulate General for the students of …