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Inam Ghar coming back to Geo

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ISLAMABAD: TV superstar Dr Amir Liaquat has announced in his morning show Subhe Pakistan that the viewers will be watching from March 5 Asia’s biggest game show Inam Ghar. He said the show will give a new dimension to the media industry, which will be unmatched. The announcement has left the audience amazed. After the […]

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Pakistan’s Latif Ali Khan becomes Asia’s first super star in music

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KARACHI: Music is a universal language which is understood by people from different cultures. Music is not just a language, it heals our soul essence. It is given so much importance in the sub-continent. Geo TV has held several singing contests to hunt new talent. To hunt a new talent in Asia, “Asia’s Singing Super […]

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Auditions for Asia’s biggest game show on Geo, Inam Ghar, gets underway

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ARACHI: History is about to be made in the electronic media. Auditions for ‘Inam Ghar’, the biggest family game show in the history of Asia on Geo TV, are underway. Hosted by internationally renowned broadcaster, Dr Aamir Liaquat Husain, thousands of people are vying for a place on the quiz show which offers Rs40 million, […]

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Imran Aslam made Jang Group President

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KARACHI: Imran Aslam, who was President of Geo TV Network since its inception in 2002, has been promoted as Group President Jang Group and Geo TV Network. Imran Aslam graduated from Government College Lahore and went on to study at the London School of Economics (LSE) and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) where […]

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Return of Morning Show Queen on Geo TV

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KARACHI: After a hiatus of a few years, the original queen of morning shows, the ever charming host who initiated the live morning show culture in Pakistan, Nadia Khan, is making another comeback on Geo TV, with all new excitement, buzz and entertainment. The show will also have different segments which tend to break away […]

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Geo TV launches ‘Asia Singing Superstar’ tomorrow

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KARACHI: Geo TV will launch Asia’s biggest singing competition from Saturday (October 31). It is a show in which Pakistanis and Indian singers will participate as contenders. The name of the show is ‘Asia Singing Superstar’ which will be judged by two mentors, Shafqat Amanat Ali and Shanker Mahadevan who will support respective sides. Geo […]

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Thousands seek registration for Geo’s Ramazan show

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KARACHI: Thousands have come up to register with Geo TV’s Ramazan Sharif transmission to be hosted by Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain as soon as call for registration was issued. Big number of applicants have sealed success on the transmission that will be launched in Ramazan next week. Dr Hussain has said the transmission will not […]

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AJK govt orders Geo TV off air

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MUZAFFARABAD: The government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) took serious notice of a private TV channel for showing Pakistan’s map, excluding Jammu and Kashmir, and banned its transmission across the region. Geo TV in its recent prime time talk-show, AajShahzebKhanzada Kay Sath, portrayed the country’s map without depicting Jammu and Kashmir. “Geo TV in […]

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Pemra asks channels to exercise caution

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ISLAMABAD: Following the ISPR’s sharp reaction to MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s fiery speech on Thursday night, the Pakistan Elec­tronic Media Regula­tory Authority (Pemra) issued on Friday show-cause notices to 14 private TV channels and barred all channels from airing “inflammatory content”. After Mr Hussain’s speech that followed explosive allegations levelled by a Karachi police officer, […]

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Let’s kill debate

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Let’s kill debateIt was quite an experience. To put tough questions, of the sort that others avoid, to controversial persons heading organisations on the radar of militancy is something journalists wish for. This is what makes our profession so different from the save-your-skin-and-plod-on kind of careers. To use probe as a means to build perspective […]

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SHC issues notices to Zulfiqar Mirza, TV channels, PEMRA

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Thursday refrained former Sindh home minister Zulfiqar Mirza from leveling ‘false and baseless’ allegations against Anver Majid, especially in interviews with TV channels, without backing up his claims with proof. The directions came in response to an application filed by Majid against Mirza, Geo TV, Dunya News, ARY Communications, […]

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Pemra imposes fine on Geo Channel to challenge decision

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed a fine of Rs200,000 on Geo TV channel for ‘intruding’ into privacy of individual and later telecasting the private footages on TV channel in violation of Pemra Code of Conduct. The fine has been imposed on recommendations of the Pemra Council of Complaints, Punjab, says a […]

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An open letter to Geo TV

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Dear Geo TV, I did not think I would be writing this letter to you just days after picking up the heavy coffins of over 100 innocent children in Peshawar. But here I am writing this letter in pain and disappointment. I am pained by your callous disregard for the peace and life of fellow […]

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SC suspends conviction of Geo TV owner by GB court

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court suspended on Wednesday a Nov 25 verdict of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) No. 1, convicting media tycoon and Geo TV owner Mir Shakeelur Rahman and sentencing him to 10 years rigorous imprisonment and Rs300,000 in fines. A three-judge Supreme Court, bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, also asked Attorney […]

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