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Court allows NAB to investigate Jang Group owner Mir Shakil

LAHORE—A court on Friday allowed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate the owner of the country’s largest media group on allegat

Geo the target again

ISLAMABAD—Azhar Abbas, Managing Director of Geo News said on Friday that regulator PEMRA was apparently issuing instructions to cable operators to put t

Maleeha Lodhi backs Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman, calls for his release

ISLAMABAD—Maleeha Lodhi, a former editor of The News, has termed the arrest of Jang-Geo Media Group owner Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman ‘disturbing’

Journalist goes missing in Bangladesh amidst controversial accusations

Shafiqul Islam Kajol, a photographer and editor of Pakkhakal Shafiqul is reported missing after being accused by the ruling Awami League of publishing false i

Australian journalist claims Pakistani immigration official demanded money from him

LAHORE—Pakistani authorities have initiated a probe into allegations of an Australian sports journalist that money was "demanded" from him at

Release media group editor: Human Rights Watch

Pakistani authorities should release from custody an editor who may be facing charges as a form of political harassment, Human Rights Watch said.


CPNE president slams Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman's arrest

ISLAMABAD—Arif Nizami (pictured), President, Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) has expressed great concern over the arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-

PFUJ calls for Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman's release

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has expressed grave concern over the arrest of Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman, Editor-in-Chief of Jang-Geo

NAB arrests Jang Group boss Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman

ISLAMABAD—The National Accountability Bureau on Thursday arrested media mogul Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman on corruption charges, in a decades-old case his repr

Neo News presenter in embarrassing blunder

ISLAMABAD—Ayesha Ehtesham, a Neo News TV presenter, committed an embarrassing on-air blunder using the word ‘ejaculation’ i

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For publishing a news item criticizing the arrangements made at Polo Ground for Eid prayers on 14 April 1958, the Morning News daily of Karachi was ordered to furnish a security deposit of Rs3000 by the Karachi Commissioner, NM Khan.