Pakistani journalist goes missing in Sweden

Pakistani journalist goes missing in SwedenKARACHI: A journalist Sajid Hussain, formerly associated with The News in Karachi, has been missing since March 2 in Uppsala city of Sweden and his whereabouts are unknown yet. Swedish Police have also been informed about Hussain’s disappearance and he was added on a missing person database on March 5. Stockholm Police’s spokes- person told […]

Leading businessmen demand release of Jang-Geo Editor-in-Chief

Leading businessmen demand release of Jang-Geo Editor-in-ChiefISLAMABAD: Leading businessmen and office-holders of different chambers of commerce have condemned the arrest of Editor-in-Chief of Jang and Geo Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and demanded his immediate release. Former senior vice president of FPCCI, Secretary General United Business Group (SZ) and Chairman Baig Group Mirza Ikhtiar Baig said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman has […]

PM Imran Khan says free media must for democracy

PM Imran Khan says free media must for democracyISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Friday that independent media is necessary for democracy. He said that the independent media has a crucial role in democracy, as it worked as a watchdog and if he was sincere, he would take action against a minister, pointed out to be involved in corrupt practices. He said […]

How NAB chairman demolishes his own case against Mir Shakil!

How NAB chairman demolishes his own case against Mir Shakil!ISLAMABAD: On November 9, 2018, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had issued a press release conveying incumbent NAB Chairman Javed Iqbal’s direction for initiation of Bureau’s action against “frivolous complaints” received by the anti-graft body. The press release clearly read, “During the Inquiry process, accused and complainant are called for recording of their statements in […]

Industrialists, traders, economists slam Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrest

Industrialists, traders, economists slam Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman’s arrestKARACHI/ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: A cross-section of country’s top industrialists, traders and economists have expressed their serious concerns over the arrest of Jang-Geo Group’s Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and demanded his quick release. Talking to the Geo News reporter, Riaz Andy they said that by arresting Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, who was present in the country and his assets are also […]

Ishtiaq Baig expresses concerns over extension of Mir Shakil’s remand

Ishtiaq Baig expresses concerns over extension of Mir Shakil’s remandKARACHI: President PML-N Business Forum Mirza Ishtiaq Baig has expressed his concerns over extension of 14-day physical remand of Jang/GEO Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman by Lahore Accountability Court. Baig said Islamabad High Court has ordered to release over 408 prisoners in the view of coronavirus, however, keeping Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman behind bars and extending his physical […]

NAB summons Nawaz on 31st in case involving Jang group owner

NAB summons Nawaz on 31st in case involving Jang group ownerLAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau has sent a questionnaire to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a land case involving Jang Group’s Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman and summoned him to the bureau office on March 31 to record his statement. Earlier, NAB’s Lahore office had summoned Mr Sharif to appear before the bureau in the case […]

3 journalists test positive for coronavirus in Lahore

3 journalists test positive for coronavirus in LahoreLAHORE: At least three journalists, associated with two private media houses based, have contracted coronavirus, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday. All three, whose names have not been disclosed, are based in Lahore. Mohsin Naqvi, chief executive officer (CEO) of one of the two media groups in question, confirmed the development and said: “We are investigating […]