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World Call Arson: Manager reveals facts

Talking to our correspondent, the manager told that some 9 arsonists arrived at the spot on motorcycles, all of them armed, out of which six stayed downstairs, while three stormed into the office situated at the third floor of the building. The attackers directed the staff to get aside on gun-point and afterwards threw the chemical they had brought with them, setting the entire office ablaze. The manager said luckily no staff member was hurt or injured during the incident, however the cable system and the entire office was…

Karachi: World Call office set ablaze for transmitting Geo TV

ARY News correspondent, Shah Nawaz Shah reported exclusively from the site of the incident that unknown provoked people set ablaze the zonal office of the World Call located near 'Do Talwaar', Clifton, for transmitting Geo TV broadcasts. Meanwhile, chairman of Cable Operators Association, Khalid Arain has condemned the incident of burning of World Call cable system. He stated that incident was an outcome of broadcasting Geo TV transmission. He said that if the situation remained the same, then it will be difficult to…

Khwaja says Geo TV punished rightly, yet penalty lesser enough

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Defense, Khwaja Asif has said that he is firm on his statement of 2006 on military, yet the purpose of airing that speech now was to serve a specific agenda. He added that Geo TV is punished rightly, however the penalty is quite less than what it should have been - ARY News reports. In his exclusive conversation with anchorperson Kashif Abbasi, during ARY News program 'Off the Record', Khwaja Asif said that Geo TV was rightly punished over its anti-state activities. He said that the lawsuit filed…

Pemra members refute decisions by acting chief

ISLAMABAD: Independent members of Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority (Pemra) have rejected the decisions by acting Pemra chief Pervez Rathore who was stopped from working after court orders against his appointment, ARY News reported.

Defense Ministry expresses distrust on PEMRA’s decision against Geo TV

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defense has expressed its distrust over the action taken by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) against Geo TV - ARY News reports. The Minister of Defense, Khwaja Muhammad Asif expressed his dissatisfaction over the punishment given to Geo TV for leveling baseless allegations on Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and its Chief, Lieutenant General Zaheer ul Islam. He added that the Defense Ministry reserves the right of making an appeal against the decision. The offense of…

Govt provided safe passage to Geo TV, says Mian Shams

ISLAMABAD: Member of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Mian Shams has said that the Government has given a safe passage to Geo TV - ARY News reports. Mian Shams said that today's meeting of PEMRA authority is similar to make a fool out of the people. He inquired that what kind of decision and meeting were these, when there is no room for an acting Chairman in PEMRA. Shams said that the Government indeed, provided a safe passage to Geo TV. On the other hand, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader,…

Indian media kicks-off anti-ISI campaign after Jang Group’s lawsuit

KARACHI: After the sending of a legal notice to Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) by Jang Group, hostile Indian media has now become the voice of Geo TV and Indian news channels have once again kicked-off an anti-ISI campaign - ARY News reports. According to details, Geo TV and Jang Group have again started targeting ISI, while Daily Jang at its front page published a story about a lawsuit filed against the ISI and the Ministry of Defense, demanding a compensation worth of Rs 50 billion for calling the media group a…