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Youtube to stream PSL matches

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LAHORE: HBL Pakistan Super League reached a landmark agreement with Google for digital streaming of the first season of the League. This arrangement is another feather in the HBL PSL cap as top international brands continue to join hands with Pakistan Cricket. With the agreement in place, fans across Pakistan will be able to enjoy […]

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Law-enforcer, media being attacked to create chaos: Sethi

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LAHORE: Commenting on the attacks on military personnel in Karachi and a television channel in Lahore, senior analyst Najam Sethi said those behind such attacks wanted to create chaos in the country and a feeling of lawlessness among the citizens. Replying to ‘Apas Ki Baat’ programme host Muneeb Farooq’s question that attack on Military Police […]

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Imran-Sethi duel on social media heats up

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ISLAMABAD – The tug of war between PTI Chief Imran Khan and journalist-turned PCB Chairman Najam Sethi has once again intensified but this time the battle field is social media. After locking horns with the PTI chief, the journalist-turned cricket manager finally presented himself as a substitute to one of the major political parties of […]

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PTI likes those who praise, detests critics: Sethi

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LAHORE: Talking about the PTI’s tactics of targeting media, especially Geo News, senior analyst Najam Sethi said Geo News policy was very balanced and impartial, while some other channels were airing one-sided stories. He said Imran had been damaging media, particularly Geo and its anchors, for quite some time now. Referring to the language used […]

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Black sheep in journalism exposed: Sethi

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KARACHI: Senior political analyst Najam Sethi on Friday said around a dozen of black sheep in journalism had become exposed. Talking in Geo News programme ‘Aapis Ki Baat’, Sethi said in his opinion, the picture of ISI chief should not have been shown on Geo, adding that an unconditional apology must been submitted when the […]

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‘Third forces’ irked by Geo, PM: Najam Sethi

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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi on Monday said there were “institutions” or “third forces” which were uncomfortable with Geo TV, PM Nawaz Sharif and “independent anchorpersons” like him, adding that these forces were behind Imran Khan and had asked him to stand his ground. Sethi was speaking in a television show. When […]

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Much-awaited book fair opens in Lahore

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LAHORE: The much-awaited five-day Lahore International Book Fair (LIBF) kicked off at Expo Centre, Johar Town, on Wednesday. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi, who is also the LIBF secretary-general, inaugurated the event. Speaking on the occasion, Najam Sethi said the increased prices of books meant that the reading material was getting out of […]

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Petitions over contempt, TV rights filed against Sethi in IHC

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ISLAMABAD: A petitioner on Monday filed two separate petitions in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) caretaker chairman Najam Sethi, one for initiating contempt of court proceedings against him and the other for awarding the broadcasting rights to two private media groups. Retired Major Ahmed Nawaz Suddle, the petitioner, in the […]

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Journalists explore Pakistan-India peace prospects

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LAHORE: Journalists discussed on Monday options and possibilities for peace with India through the mass media at the concluding day of the 4th International Literary and Cultural Conference at Alhamra Art Centre. Columnist Attaul Haq Qasmi suggested a visa-free travel arrangement between India and Pakistan, and to reach that point, he said, hatred between the […]

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Information draft law sent to governor

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LAHORE: The Punjab government on Wednesday sent draft of the freedom of information ordinance to the governor for approval and promulgation. The draft law was approved by the provincial cabinet a few days ago with the decision to introduce it through an ordinance. Caretaker chief minister Najam Sethi had decided to enforce it through an […]

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Journalist picked up, thrashed by police

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KARACHI: A young journalist accused police on Friday of picking him up and thrashing him last week. Ali K. Chishti, a correspondent of Friday Times, said he was intercepted by some half a dozen policemen in the PECHS area minutes after he had left his office with driver on Aug 30. Mr Chishti, who felt […]

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PCB controversy: Sethi backed by a media outlet, says Suddle

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ISLAMABAD: Former army cricket coach Major (retd) Ahmad Nadeem Suddle has said Najam Sethi doesn’t know anything about cricket and he is causing harm to Pakistan cricket on the international level. Suddle, who launched a plea against Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) caretaker chairman Najam Sethi in Islamabad High Court, was expressing his ideas on Saturday […]

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Sethi lauds media for cooperation in polls

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LAHORE : Caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi said that the role of the media has assumed great importance in the present age and the world has taken the form of a global village due to the vigorous role of media. He said the media also played an important part in exposing corruption and highlighting social […]

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Sethi rekindles hope for Basant revival

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LAHORE: The hope of revival of the country’s most important and once vibrant cultural festival — Basant — in Lahore have been rekindled after Punjab’s caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi sought an action plan from the quarters concerned in this regard. Earlier, in last November, the city district government had initiated an extensive exercise, holding […]

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