SC suspends restraining order against TV anchor

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court allowed on Thursday a television anchor to resume hosting talk shows temporarily by suspending an Islamabad High Court (IHC) order which had restrained him from appearing on any news channel. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk suspended the high court’s order when senior counsel Irfan Qadir representing Mubasher Lucman of …

IHC orders TV anchor off the air

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC), on Wednesday, taking notice of a series of programmes where allegations were levelled against a judge of the Supreme Court, restrained talk show host Mubasher Lucman from appearing on any channel. IHC Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui passed the restraining order on a petition filed by the Shuhada Foundation through …

Protest against Geo closure continues

LAHORE: Demonstrations against the suspension of the Geo News by the Pervez Rathore-led Pemra continued in which a large number of people from different segments of the society including civil society, religious and political parties and representatives of labour unions and journalists participated. The protesters said the government backed-Pemra had punished the Geo News unheard …

LHC rubbishes treason charges against Geo, Jang Group

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court has ruled that allegations of high treason against Geo and the Jang group’s owners are baseless and without any authenticated material. Justice Ijazul Ahsan ruled this while issuing a detailed judgment on a petition moved by Mubashar Lucman seeking initiation of high treason proceedings against the owners of the Jang …