Journalists protest suspension of TV transmission

LAHORE – To the utter surprise of the whole journalistic community, the transmission of a local television channel was suspended secretly for all the day on Tuesday and could be restored in the evening when senior politicians of the ruling party intervened. The transmission of City 42 which covers and airs the city events and …

ECP rejects columnist Ayaz Amir’s nomination papers

Sajjad Haider KARACHI: The Election Commission has rejected the nomination papers of renowned columnist and Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ayaz Amir ‘for writing against the ideology of Pakistan’ in his columns. District Returning Officer (DRO) Ch Anwer Ahmed Khan also summoned Amir to appear before court by April 6. Eyewitnesses said local …