PAKISTAN MEDIA

  • Pakistan: Geo News sues powerful spy agency for defamation June 6, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistani television channel Geo News is suing the powerful spy agency for defamation over accusations of being antistate, it said on Friday, in a move unprecedented in a country where public criticism of the military is taboo. In the latest twist in a saga that has captivated the country, Pakistan's...
  • Game of cricket will be poorer without Sachin Tendulkar: Pak media October 13, 2013

    Lahore: The Pakistan English press has showered heap of praise on legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar in their editorials, saying "the game of cricket will surely be poorer without him". Although nothing much has been written in the Urdu press but the English dailies has taken exception to Tendulkar's decision to...
  • Pakistani media reports Kasab hanging blandly November 21, 2012

    Islamabad: The Pakistani media reported terrorist Ajmal Kasab's hanging Wednesday blandly, with some reports quoting him as saying that he had not received a fair trial in India. Kasab, the only one among 10 Pakistani terrorists caught after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, was "quietly hanged" in Pune, about four years...
  • 'Indian troops may move away from Pak border' May 14, 2012

    Islamabad: India is likely to thin out troops from wartime positions on the border with Pakistan, where they were deployed after the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, according to a media report on Monday. The two countries reached an understanding on withdrawing troops during President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to New...
  • Never placed bounty on Hafiz Saeed, says US April 30, 2012

    Lahore: The US Ambassador to Pakistan, Cameron Munter, on Sunday claimed that the US government never offered a bounty on JuD Chief Hafiz Saeed, a suspect in the Mumbai 26/11 attacks, and argued that the Pakistani media had misreported the issue. "Pakistani media is very active and responsible but it misreported...
  • Pak people enjoying Team India bashing January 29, 2012

    Karachi: The media and fans in Pakistan are not just savouring their team's terrific serieswin against world number one England but are also relishing the pounding India received at the hands of Australia Down Under. The Pakistani media has been giving a lot of coverage to India's humiliation in Australia and...
  • Pak media ridicules army after naval base attack May 24, 2011

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military was ridiculed and accused of complicity in the media on Tuesday after a small group of militants laid siege to a naval air base, holding out for 16 hours against hundreds of commandos and rangers. As few as six militants infiltrated the PNS Mehran naval base in Karachi,...
  • Taliban warns journos in Swat, asks them to 'mend ways' April 29, 2009

    Islamabad: Taliban militants in Pakistans Swat Valley have asked journalists to mend their ways and stop publishing reports critical of them. A Taliban pamphlet sent on Tuesday to newspapers and TV channels offices in Mingora, the main city in Swat, asked journalists to review their role and avoid following "an antiTaliban...
  • 26/11 chargesheet facilitated by Pak media probe February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The footprints of the Mumbai attack terrorists were traced down to Pakistan's port city of Karachi by Geo News. The alFalah area in the Defence Housing Society in Karachi was where Ajmal Kasab, Hammad Amin Sadiq and their associates lived, planned and trained. Geo news found that everyone around...
  • Watch: Pak media reporting Mumbai mayhem December 5, 2008

    26/11 was reported across the world and Pakistani media saw this as another chapter in already tense relations with India. While some editorials fault Indian leadership, some focus on the peace process in Kashmir. Some have been endorsed the joint terror mechanism. But the civil society has taken a pinch...
  • Pak media praises India's 'restraint' after blasts May 15, 2008

    Islamabad: The Pakistani media has praised India for showing restraint and not indulging in "finger pointing" following the bomb attacks in Jaipur that could have affected the ongoing composite dialogue between the two countries. The two countries, however, would have to continue to be on guard to prevent terrorist groups from...