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  • Safeer shines as Lahore Blues record first victory

    KARACHI: Lahore Blues celebrated their first win in the PCB Inter-region Under-19 One-day Cricket Tournament when an unbeaten 71 from Safeer Azam helped them defeat Quetta by seven wickets at the UBL Sports Complex here on Thursday...

    3 overs (Safeer Azam 71 not out, Mohammad Saleem 37; Imran Khan 3-27)...

  • Geo-economics must take precedence over geo-politics, PM says in Beijing

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday addressed the plenary session of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing, where he stressed that geo-economics should take precedence over geopolitics, Radio Pakistan reported...

    PM Sharif, who had arrived in the Chinese capital on Friday to participate in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum, said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) must not be politicised,...

  • Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan girl' Sharbat Gula refuses to stay in Pakistan

    Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula on Tuesday refused to stay in Pakistan in response to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government's offer to stop her deportation from the country...

    Sharbat Gula and Afghan government, in an application submitted to the KP government, pleaded for her departure from Pakistan to Afghanistan on completion of her 15-day sentence on Wednesday [November 9]...

  • Nat Geo's 'Afghan girl' Sharbat Gula to be deported from Pakistan

    Nat Geo's famed 'Afghan Girl' Sharbat Gula is to be deported to Afghanistan after serving a 15-day jail sentence and paying a fine of Rs110,000, a special anti-corruption and immigration court in Peshawar ordered on Friday...

    He said she had served about nine days in jail since her arrest and will remain imprisoned for six more to complete her sentence before she is deported from Pakistan...

  • Geo News fined Rs1m for 'institutional corruption' comments against army

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Tuesday imposed a Rs1 million fine on Geo News for airing comments against the Pakistan Army...

    According to a statement issued by the authority, Pemra had approved the recommendations of the Councils of Complaints (CoCs) of Karachi and Lahore which had sought a Rs1 million fine for Geo News for repeatedly airing "comments against armed forces" in connection with...

  • Pemra slaps Rs0.1m fine on Geo, channel instructed to issue apology

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs100,000 on Geo News for airing remarks against senior politicians and parliamentarians, said a press release by the regulatory authority...

    On February 12, two guests, Ijaz Mehmand and Nisar Mehmand, in Salim Safi's programme Jirga had "called Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Maulana Fazlur Rehman traitors," said the release, adding that later on...

  • Islamabad High Court allows Geo News to air Ehsanullah Ehsan's interview

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday allowed Geo News to air an interview of former Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP) spokesperson Ehsanullah Ehsan...

    Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had earlier barred the TV channel from airing the interview saying it would be "heart-wrenching and deeply disturbing for the loved ones of those killed in terrorist attacks to see the member of a terrorist organisation appearing on TV...

  • Pemra issues show cause notice to Geo TV for airing 'inappropriate content'

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued a show cause notice to Geo Entertainment channel for airing inappropriate content including ‘suicide scenes’ during its programme and has ordered the channel to explain its position before the authority on June 21...

    According to the Pemra notification, Geo TV’s anchor Dr Amir Liaquat Hussain in his June 13 programme showed scenes “of a girl committing...

  • One dead in firing on Geo TV DSNG van in Karachi

    KARACHI: Three unknown gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at a Geo TV Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) vehicle Tuesday night in the Bahadurabad area of Karachi, killing a Geo News employee and injuring another, said police...

    Officials said the incident appeared to be a targeted attack, but it was not clear whether the target was Jaffery or Geo News...

  • Geo television temporarily goes off air after moving to Paksat

    KARACHI: One of the biggest television channels of Pakistan, Geo television temporarily went off air across Pakistan after moving to Paksat’s newly commissioned satellite service...

    According to the Geo website, the media group with the help of the Paksat Technical Network Center shifted all its channels to Paksat on March 31 and despite informing the cable operators, the channel was informed by Pakistani officials that it can be...

  • Geo News technical engineer shot dead

    KARACHI: A technical engineer of Geo News was killed when its digital satellite news gathering (DSNG) van was attacked in Bahadurabad area here on Tuesday...

    The Geo News management called it a ‘targeted attack’ and said the assault apparently was meant to harass not only the channel’s staff but also the entire Pakistani media...

  • Geo-tagging of 3,662 madressas completed in Sindh, CM told

    KARACHI: Under National Action Plan (NAP) geo-tagging of 3,662 madressas has been completed in Sindh, of which 2,122 are in Karachi and 1,548 in Hyderabad, a meeting held to review the implementation of NAP was told on Wednesday...

    He said that geo-tagging of seminaries is being carried out, so far 2,122 madressas have been geo-tagged in Karachi and 1,548 in Hyderabad...

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