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SC issues contempt notice to PTI’s Amir Liaquat

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ISLAMABAD  –  The Supreme Court on Friday issued a contempt of court notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Amir Liaquat Hussain for violating the undertaking he had given to the top court. Hussain in his undertaking had assured the top court that he would not incite viewers and spread hatred among general public by propaganda against […]


PTV to give equal coverage to all political parties: PTI

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is determined to streamline the state-run Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) by giving equal coverage to all political parties instead of making it the mouthpiece of the government. A PTI spokesman told Business Recorder that PTV has always been used as a mouthpiece of the government, but this time around, the state-run […]


Aamir Liaquat fined Rs 20,000 for skipping contempt hearing

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PTI MNA-elect is charged with making abusive comments on TV. ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday fined TV personality and PTI’s MNA-elect Aamir Liaquat Hussain Rs 20,000 for not appearing in court in a contempt case. The fine will go towards the Diamer-Bhasha dam fund.During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib […]


PCB set to launch cricket TV channel

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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) started initial preparation to launch its own cricket channel. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi, during an interview here with The News on Wednesday, said that an application had been submitted with Pemra for the licence of cricket channel. He said that Pakistan would be the first Test playing country which will […]


Aleem slams TV anchors for ‘maligning’ him

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ISLAMABAD – Senior PTI leader and one of the contenders of the chief minister Punjab Aleem Khan Thursday criticised some TV anchors what he said that he was being wrongly maligned for his closeness with the party chairman Imran Khan. Aleem Khan while talking to reporters here in Bani Gala said that his hands were […]


Journalist missing since July 13

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Zaibdar Marri, president of the Kohlu Press Club and correspondent of the Express News has been reported missing since July 13, 2018. Zaib’s family is concerned for his safety and has been unsuccessful in determining ascertaining his whereabouts. Kohlu is a district in the restive province of Balochistan where a simmering separatist insurgency has resulted instability […]


Pakistan: Correspondent of Norwegian TV2 channel, arrested while covering political violence

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Kadafi Zaman, correspondent of Norwegian TV2 channel was beaten up and arrested on Friday, July 13, 2018, in Kotla, in the province of Punjab while covering a protest demonstration. He was held for three days before being released on bail on July 16. The journalist was covering a protest rally ostensibly called to welcome Nawaz […]


PTV imposes ban on coverage of Nawaz’s homecoming rally

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ISLAMABAD: The state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has imposed a ban on coverage of Nawaz Sharif’s homecoming rally and political activities a day before the former prime minister is set to return to Pakistan. “Please note that no convicted person is to be shown or talked about on any PTV channel/programme, whether in paid advertisements, news […]


Express Media Group launches English news channel today

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Express Media Group has added a new English news channel to its bouquet of offerings – Tribune 24/7 – which launches today. The channel is the latest venture of Express Media Group, which publishes Daily Express simultaneously from eleven cities, Sindh Express from two cities and The Express Tribune from Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad. The […]


SSI misleading general public on ATV

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ISLAMABAD (PR) A spokesperson of Shalimar Recording and Broadcasting Company (SRBC), an autonomous body working under the Ministry of Information Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage, Government of Pakistan has expressed dismay over reports carried by a section of the media that employees of Sports Star International (SSI) working in ATV had lost their jobs […]


Fahad Mustafa draws ire after ‘ridiculing’ little girl on Ramazan show

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KARACHI: Fahad Mustafa is a stellar actor. There’s no denying that. His movies, Actor in Law and both installments of Na Maloom Afraad have fared quite well at the box office. One of the reasons he has become widely famous is because of his game show, Jeeto Pakistan. The programme’s Ramazan transmission has always garnered […]


Case registered against Aamir Liaquat

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ISLAMABAD: A case has been registered against TV anchor Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain on a charge of using derogatory language against prophets. The case was registered with Aabpra police station on a complaint lodged by the imam of a mosque in Islamabad’s G-6 Sector. The TV show, Sehar Aamir, was aired at Sehri time on […]


FBR chairman, interior, information secretaries removed as permanent members of PEMRA

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The federal government on Friday issued amendments in the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Ordinance of 2002, Radio Pakistan reported. According to the ordinance, federal govt can issue directives only on PEMRA’s policy matters and in accordance with Article 19. However, PEMRA will not be bound to accept all instructions issued by the government. […]


Court directs media to air apology over ‘speculations’

LAHORE – The LHC has directed electronic media to air apology at prime time and gave ultimatum of three days to print media to print apology at front page for airing and publishing “speculations against the judiciary over the acquittal of convict Shah Hussain”. In a press release issued on Thursday evening, the LHC registrar […]