Notices issued to 14 TV channels for violating Pemra advisory

Notices issued to 14 TV channels for violating Pemra advisoryISLAMABAD: The electronic media regulator on Saturday issued show-cause notices to 14 news TV channels for what it believes violating its earlier advisory according to which they should not hold discussion about the reference filed against two senior judges with the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC). The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued the show-cause […]

22 PTM workers detained in Bannu

22 PTM workers detained in BannuBANNU/WANA: At least 22 workers of the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) were detained in different parts of Bannu on Monday night and sent to the Haripur central jail on Tuesday. Bannu Deputy Commissioner Attaur Rehman said that detentions had been made under Section 3 of the Maintenance of Public Order (MPO) ordinance. A reporter of […]

Local court dismisses case of cyber terrorism against Pakistani journalist due to lack of evidence

Local court dismisses case of cyber terrorism against Pakistani journalist due to lack of evidenceCiting lack of evidence, the Session Court in Karachi has dismissed the case of cyber terrorism against journalist Shahzeb Jilani who was charged defamatory remarks against security and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan. During the hearing on May 18, the court has declared that the First Information Report (FIR) against Jilani is non maintainable and […]

Media houses attack case adjourned till June 13

Media houses attack case adjourned till June 13Karachi : An anti-terrorism court judge on Saturday expressed resentment over absence of lawyers from the hearing of two cases against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leaders. The cases are related to attacks on media houses on August 22, 2016 after hate speech by the MQM founder. Farooq Sattar and other accused appeared in the anti-terrorism […]