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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
[Words within double slant lines are in English]
Programme: "Today With Kamran Khan"
Duration: 60 Minutes
Karachi Geo News television in Urdu at 1800 gmt on 20 February relays live from its Karachi studio regularly scheduled "Today with Kamran Khan" programme. Noted Pakistan journalist Kamran Khan reviews, discusses, and analyses major day-to-day developments with government ministers and officials, opposition leaders and noted analysts.
Kamran Khan says the Supreme Court has termed three sections of the Hasba [Islamic accountability] bill as "unconstitutional" and upheld the Presidential reference sent to the court in this connection. Khan says the Muttahida Majlis-e Amal-led coalition government in Northwest Frontier Province [NWFP] wanted to establish a system of "propagation of virtues and prevention of vices" in the province through the Hasba bill. Khan says some observers had said the bill aimed at "Talebanization" of the society.
Kamran Khan establishes telephonic contact in Peshawar with Qazi Jamil, former president of Supreme Court Bar Association, and asked him to comment on the Supreme Court's verdict. Jamil says the Supreme Court appears to be "satisfied" by the compliance of …