Geo Entertainment remains suspended, SHC told

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Ministry of Information, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and cable operators on petitions of the Independent Media Corporation seeking action against cable operators for unlawful blocking of Geo Entertainment transmissions. The Independent Media Corporation moved the SHC against illegal blocking of Geo …

ARY News transmission: Resumption notice to be issued today

ISLAMABAD: The letter for resumption ARY News transmission will be issued on Monday (today), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Ministry of Information has assured protesting Journalist Unions, Cable operators, ARY News reported. The delegations of Journalist Unions which include PFUJ, RUJ and IUJ and Cable Operators met PEMRA officials and Information minister Pervaiz …

Did Pemra act in light of SC orders, asks LHC

LAHORE: Hearing a petition against the blacking out of Geo News on cable network, the Lahore High Court on Thursday asked both the sides to come up with arguments on points whether the steps taken by Pemra for the restoration of Geo News were in line with the Supreme Court’s order or cable operators were …

Cable operators can’t block any channel on their own: SHC

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday observed that cable operators had no right to close the transmission of any channel on their own. Hearing identical petitions filed by the Independent Media Corporation (IMC) against non-restoration of Geo News transmission after the lapse of the suspension order of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra), …

Geo restored in some cities, others still waiting

LAHORE: In various cities of the country, cable operators have restored the Geo TV transmission though people have complained about shifting of different Geo channels to later numbers. Complaints about illegal suspension of Geo News transmission are also pouring in from various parts of the country. In Khanqah Dogran, where people launched a severe protest …