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US expresses concern over the space for media freedom in Pak

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 08:09

The US has expressed concern over the space for media freedom in Pakistan where the licence of Geo News channel was suspended for 15 days.

Pakistani TV channel Geo News sues spy agency ISI for defamation

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 12:52

A Pakistani television channel is suing the powerful spy agency for defamation over accusations of being anti-state, it said on Friday, in a move unprecedented in a country where public criticism of the military is taboo.

Geo had played role in "rigging" 2013 elections: Imran Khan

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 23:43

Pakistan`s cricketer-turned- politician Imran Khan on Monday accused Jang media group of playing a role in the alleged "rigging" in last year`s general elections.

Geo TV, Jang group apologise to ISI

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 12:29

Geo TV network and Jang media group today tendered apology to Pakistan`s armed forces and the ISI for hurling allegations on its chief Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam over the assassination attempt on leading anchor Hamid Mir.

Pak suspends 3 Geo TV channels for allegations against ISI

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 23:30

The licences of three television channels of the Geo TV network were on Tuesday suspended by Pakistan`s electronic media watchdog for levelling allegations against the country`s powerful spy agency ISI.

Imran criticises Aman ki Asha, Geo says his party backed it

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:56

A leading Pakistani media group today said its `Aman ki Asha` project to promote peace with India was backed by Imran Khan`s party, the ISI and others, dismissing allegations levelled by the cricketer-turned- politician that it received funds from abroad for the venture.

Hamid Mir refuses to record his statement before probe team

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 21:03

Pakistani TV anchor Hamid Mir today refused to record his statement before an eight-member Joint Investigation Team, formed to probe a recent attack on him, citing presence of an ISI official.

Amidst controversy of Tv anchor Hamid Mir, Pakistan PM praises ISI

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 22:15

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today praised the ISI for "ensuring protection and defence of the country" amid a raging controversy over the recent assassination attempt on senior TV anchor Hamid Mir.

Yashwant Sinha asks Pak PM to `restrain` ISI from action against Geo TV

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 23:40

Against the backdrop of alleged involvement of ISI in the gun attack at Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir, BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Friday urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to "restrain" the spy agency from taking punitive step against the private TV channel where Mir works.

Hamid Mir says he faced threats from both state and non-state actors

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 22:01

Pakistan`s leading news anchor Hamid Mir, who narrowly escaped an assassination attempt recently, today said that he faced threats from both non-state and state actors including the powerful spy agency ISI.

Panel formed to review Pak govt`s complaint against Geo TV

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 14:09

Pakistan`s media watchdog today formed a three-member panel to review the Defence Ministry`s complaint seeking cancellation of GEO TV`s license for levelling allegations against the ISI.

Pakistan Defence Ministry moves against Geo TV: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 00:20

Pakistan`s Defence Ministry today filed a complaint before the media regulatory authority accusing the Geo News channel of indulging in anti-national activities by smearing the image of intelligence agency ISI.