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Terror victim families participate in Geo Ramazan transmission

KARACHI: The participation of a large number of guests from every walk of life in Sheher-e-Ramazan set up in connection with the special live transmission of Geo TV, ‘Pehchan Ramazan’, is going on. The special feature of this transmission is that the world renowned broadcaster Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain especially invites the people suffering from […]


‘Pehchan Ramazan’ song becomes a rage

KARACHI: With an illustrious career of hosting Ramazan transmission for eleven years and captivating the hearts of hundreds of millions of viewers the world over in his singular style, the new song of Dr Amir Liaqat Hussain ‘Pehchan Ramazan’ has scaled new heights of popularity. It has been a tradition with Dr Amir Liaqat that […]


Television serial ‘Last Resort’ echoes Pakistan-US tension

Masood Haider NEW YORK: A new ABC television series being released this autumn opens with a premise that a US nuclear powered submarine captain defies White House orders to wipe out Pakistan with nuclear weapons, as it’s deemed a threat to international peace and security. In the new series ‘Last Resort’, the submarine ‘Colorado’ is […]


Moammar suggests banning Indian TV channels

By: Ghulam Hussain Lollywood’s superstar Moammar Rana in an exclusive interview with Daily Times said, “There is a complete ban on Indian TV channels in my home. None of my family members like watching Indian TV channels.” He also informed us that no Pakistani channel is allowed to go on air in India. He said, […]


‘Geo Asool’ has vital points for accountability, says UK HC

KARACHI: ‘Geo Asool’, the code of ethics Geo TV Network has framed for itself is being widely acclaimed across the country and the initiative has also been appreciated by important foreign personalities. After going through the manuscript of ‘Geo Asool’, leaders of political parties as well as of public opinion from all walks of life […]


Geo’s Ramazan Transmission smashes all records

KARACHI: ‘Pehchan-e-Ramazan’, the special Geo TV live transmission has smashed all previous records on the very first day of the holy month and established its distinct superiority over other TV channels. The ‘City of Ramazan’ set up during the holy month by world-renowned broadcaster Dr Amir Liaqat Hussain has affixed a stamp of successful popularity […]


Pemra warns against indecent telecasts by TV channels

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday warned against, what it called, increasing challenge of airing indecent, vulgar dramas and movies on television channels. In a statement, the authority said that it had been decided at a high-level meeting that strict action would be taken under the law against all those who […]


CJ takes suo moto notice of obscene TV shows, internet sites

By: Ansar Abbasi ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has taken notice of the applications filed by former Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) amir Qazi Hussain Ahmad and retired judge and PTI leader Justice Wajiuddin against growing vulgarity and obscenity in the society through electronic media, illegal Indian channels, cable network and internet. Following the complaints from the […]


India may lift ban on Pakistani TV channels

NEW DELHI: India Saturday assured Pakistan that it would consider a proposal to lift a ban on Pakistani television channels from airing in the country. This development came after Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani’s strong pitch last week suggesting that India permit the transmission of not just the Pakistani state-run channel, but private channels […]


Geo TV Network announces Geo Asool

KARACHI: The Geo Television Network has proudly announced GEO Asool – (geo.tv/asool) – a social contract with the viewers who are the ultimate employers. It is widely believed that freedom is not a licence. The social contract between media and its consumers, however, has been unwritten … until now. The Geo network believes that in […]


Grand Slam on PTV

By: BILAL SOOMRO It is good to see that PTV Sports has started broadcasting tennis Grand Slam matches. I was expecting that PTV would be specially broadcasting Aisam-ul-Haq’s matches. Unfortunately, neither any match of Aisam was shown nor discussed in any post-match analysis. Aisam might not be as big a player as Roger Federer or […]


Asma Chaudry wins best anchor award

ISLAMABAD: Asma Chaudry of DawnNews won the ‘Best female Anchor Current Affairs’ award in the 8th Women Excellence Awards ceremony which was held on July 7 in a local hotel of Islamabad, an official announcement said. The event was organised by the Women Development Department, Government of Sindh, in collaboration with Excellent Events & Entertainment […]


Aisam and PTV coverage

IT is good to see that PTV Sports has started broadcasting tennis grand- slam matches. I was expecting that PTV would be specially broadcasting Aisam-ul-Haq’s matches. Unfortunately, neither any match of Aisam was shown nor discussed in post-analysis. Aisam might not be as big a player as Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal, but he means […]


‘Violence on TV causing depression, anxiety among children’

Karachi: Violence aired on TV round the clock is causing depression, anxiety and post-traumatic disorder amongst children, according to a senior psychiatrist at the Ziauddin Hospital, Dr Syed Ali Wasif. “A child or any other individual who is abruptly exposed to the sound of a cracker or breaking news on a TV channel goes through […]