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Probe body declares acting MD PTV senior most director

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By: ASIM QADEER RANA ISLAMABAD: As the state-owned Pakistan Television (PTV) waits for its permanent boss, the inquiry committee of Information Ministry formed on the orders of Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared the Acting Managing Director Mustafa Kamal Kazi as the senior most director in the PTV top brass. IHC also directed the Information […]

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Probe ordered into PTV seniority issue

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed Secretary Information and Broadcasting Agha Nadeem to probe the preparation of two different seniority lists by the Pakistan Television (PTV) administration. The court passed the order while hearing a contempt petition filed by acting PTV managing director Qazi Mustafa Kamal against the secretary information for removing […]

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Playing a critical role: Panel asks state TV, radio to educate public on polls

“Radio Pakistan will ensure impartial and thorough coverage of the elections to fulfill its public responsibility,” said Solangi. ISLAMABAD: The Senate standing committee on information and broadcasting called upon Pakistan Television (PTV) and Radio Pakistan on Monday to educate people about the upcoming general election and ensure that their coverage is both balanced and wide-ranging. […]

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FM-93 and Medium-wave networks are broadcasting the event live from Islamabad radio

Radio Pakistan‚ in collaboration with Pakistan Television‚ is holding annual Naat Competition at Z.A. Bokhari Auditorium of National Broadcasting House in Islamabad on Thursday. Information Minister‚ Qamar Zaman Kaira is expected to be the chief guest on the occasion. The winners of the regional competitions held earlier in all four provinces‚ and Azad Kashmir‚ Gilgit- […]

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National Assembly committee lashes out at PTV Managing Director

ISLAMABAD: Women members of the NA Standing Committee on Human Rights lashed out at Managing Director of the Pakistan Television (PTV) Yousuf Baig Mirza on Tuesday. Mirza made an appearance before the committee on Tuesday, after being summoned to explain his position over claims made by PTV anchor Aisha Sana that he married her and […]

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Karachi Electric Supply Company not paying TV license fee to PTV

By: GHULAM ABBAS Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC), which collects over Rs 70 million as TV license fee every month, is not paying the same to Pakistan Television Corporation (PTVC). The company, according to sources, is defaulting on accumulated amount of over Rs 600 million as on December 2012. KESC charges an average Rs 35 […]

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PTV to launch English channel next month

By: Saadia Qamar KARACHI: Pakistan’s state television, PTV, is poised to venture into new territory as it announced on Thursday that it will launch a new PTV English Channel by January 10, 2013. PTV’s Managing Director Yousuf Baig Mirza, who flew in from Islamabad to speak with journalists in Karachi, informed a packed conference room […]