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PTV rejects opposition’s charge of partisanship

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: State-run Pakistan Television on Monday denied that it favours government MPs in its coverage of parliament and that it breached the privilege of the Senate by broadcasting live the speech Defence Minister Khawaja Asif made in the upper house on December 31. “On December 31, the question hour was going on and PTV was […]

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Appointment of MD PTV: IHC issues notices

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday issued notices to Secretary Establishment Division, Secretary Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Television Network in response to a petition filed against the appointment of Muhammad Malick as MD PTV. A single-member bench of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui heard the petition filed by former […]

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PTV, CCTV sign MoU for co-operation

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Chinese Central Television (CCTV) and Pakistan Television Corporation Ltd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on mutual co-operation in the field of broadcasting here that would enable CCTV News and CCTV 9 documentary channel landing rights in Pakistan. The MoU was inked by Vice President of CCTV, Zhu Tong and Managing Director of Pakistan […]

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Judiciary’s criticism in TV talk shows angers Supreme Court

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has expressed its anger over some journalists for criticising judiciary in a TV programme. Hearing the plea of Information Ministry’s counsel who asked for initiation of contempt proceedings against TV anchor Hamid Mir, a three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja on Tuesday watched the recording […]

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