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Indian content damages our culture, wont allow them on our channels: Pak CJ

Chief Justice Nisar made the remarks while hearing an appeal filed by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority against a high court's decision to ban the broadcast of Indian content on TV channels in Pakistan, Dawn reported.

The Blasphemy Test

Pakistan’s apex court has shown guts by acquitting Asia Bibi despite clerics’ anger. A governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, had died at the hands of his own security guard while defending Bibi, who he thought had been framed.


How Asia Bibi went from being the first woman in Pakistan on death row for blasphemy to freedom

After being acquitted of blasphemy by the Pakistan Supreme Court, Asia Bibi walked free Thursday. She had been in solitary confinement for almost 10 years.

Pakistan Supreme Court reinstates ban on broadcast of Indian content on TV channels

The ban was first implemented by PEMRA in 2016 after it received clearance from the Pakistani government. The decision was a fallout of relations between the two countries after the Uri attack.

Pakistan Supreme Court reimposes ban on Indian movies, TV shows

In 2016, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) had imposed a ban on airing Indian content on local television and FM radio channels.

Pakistan: Special court to resume trial in Musharraf's treason case early next month

The former president was indicted in March 2014 on treason charges for imposing emergency in the country which led to the confinement of a number of superior court judges in their houses and sacking of over 100 judges.


Pakistan Supreme Court rejects appeal of convict for raping and killing six-year-old girl

The ATC gave him four counts of the death penalty, one life term, a 7-year jail term and Rs 41 lakh in fines.

Pakistan Supreme Court issues notice to ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in 1996 poll rigging case

The action was taken as a follow up to the 2012 decision of the Supreme Court in the Asghar case of 1996, which was based on a petition of former air chief Air Marshal Asghar Khan.

May 28, 1978, Forty Years Ago

A new Sri Lanka constitution being put into final shape by parliamentary committee will guarantee language rights to Sri Lanka’s 2.6 million Tamils, government sources said.

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif appears in court in corruption trial

Three cases were launched against him last September following a verdict by the Supreme Court in the Panama Papers case on July 28 that disqualified him as prime minister.

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