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SC nullifies Qasmi’s appointment as PTV MD, chairman

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ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday declared appointment of Atta-ul-Haq Qasmi as Managing Director and Chairman of Pakistan Television as illegal and without any lawful effect. The top court also ruled that payment of salary, benefits and allowances to Qasmi were unlawful and unauthorised as he was not entitled to such payments and could […]

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NAB restrained from harassing mills staff

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday restrained the National Accountability Bureau from extending any harassment to employees of Ramzan Sugar Mills, believed to be owned by the Sharif family, and also sought a reply about inquiry against the mills. The mills administrator filed a petition contending through a counsel that the NAB initiated an […]

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Culture festival: Balochistan musical night hosted during Lok Mela

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Lok Virsa hosted a Balochistan musical night on Tuesday featuring local folk songs at the Open Air Theatre as part of the 10-day Lok Mela. Eminent Folk artists and musicians including Saju Khan, saroz player and singers Akhtar Chanaal, Taj Balehdi, Sabz Ali Bugti, Zeba Sanam, Zeba Noori, Shahmir Sabzal, and others enthralled the audience […]

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Govt removes PTV MD after ‘begging’ fiasco

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information removed the acting managing director of state-owned Pakistan Television Network (PTV) on Tuesday in the aftermath of ‘begging’ fiasco. A notification issued by the ministry stated “the charge of Colonel (retd) Hassan Immad Mohammdi as PTV MD was withdrawn with immediate effect and till further orders”. The move comes a […]

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