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Rashid inaugurates Radio Pakistan’s new transmitter in Karachi

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Minister for information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid inaugurated 10 KW medium wave transmitter at Radio Pakistan Karachi today. Director General Radio Pakistan Saba Mohsin and other officials concerned were also present on the occasion. Our Karachi correspondent Altaf Pirzado reports that the transmitter has been installed by Radio Pakistan from its own resources at a […]

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Death anniversary of Riaz Ahmed Khan observed

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The fifth death anniversary of the legend English newscaster of Radio Pakistan, Riaz Ahmed Khan was observed on Saturday. Riaz Ahmed Khan joined Central News Organisation of Radio Pakistan in December 1970 and superannuated in April 1997. It was his passion for news reading that he kept on reading news bulletins of Radio Pakistan even […]

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World Radio Day being observed today

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Radio Pakistan is airing special programmes to mark World Radio Day being observed today [Saturday] to highlight the role of this medium. The objective of the World Radio Day observed on February 13 is to raise greater awareness among the public about the importance of radio, encourage decision makers to establish and provide access to […]

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Radio Pakistan turned into vibrant medium: DG

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Director General, Radio Pakistan, Syed Muhammad Imran Gardezi says Radio Pakistan has been turned into a vibrant medium to promote peace, interfaith harmony and culture, to educate people in peace time and natural disasters. In a message on the occasion of World Radio Day, he said, with access to 98 percent population of the country, […]

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Research, reference section inaugurated at Radio Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – A new research and reference section has been set up in News and Current Affairs Channel of Radio Pakistan to help make current affairs programs credible, relevant, and comprehensive. Director General Radio Pakistan, Syed Muhammad Imran Gardezi inaugurated the section here Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, he said it has been the hallmark […]

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38th death anniversary of Ibn-e-Insha observed

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The 38th death anniversary of eminent Urdu poet humorist and travelogue writer Sher Muhammad Khan, also known as, Ibn-e-Insha was observed on Monday throughout the country. Ibn-e-Insha was born in Jalandhar district of Indian Punjab in 1927. He later migrated to Pakistan. He got fame from his humorous poetry and columns. He died because of […]

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Senior Radio Pakistan official found dead

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ISLAMABAD: An official of Radio Pakistan was found dead in the Koral police jurisdiction on Saturday. According to police, the deceased was identified as Muhammad Ilyas, deputy controller of news at Radio Pakistan. His body was found in Ghauri Town Phase-V, according to Investigation Officer Ashfaq Ahmed. He said the body was recovered on Saturday […]

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Wonderful world of radio

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As I write this week’s piece, my glance strays again and again to a much faded black and white photograph that shows my late father and some of his friends from Radio Pakistan Lahore. Standing in this group is a young lad of ten years, who appears to be overawed in such august company. This […]

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Condolence meeting for Capt Dr Osama Bin Nisar held at Radio Pakistan

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A condolence meeting for Captain Dr Osama Bin Nisar was held at Central News Organization, Radio Pakistan, Islamabad on Wednesday. He was the son of former Controller Radio Pakistan Shaukat Nisar Saleemi and had embraced martyrdom due to frostbite at Siachen on Tuesday. Later, funeral prayers of Captain Dr Osama Bin Nisar were offered at […]

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Radio Pakistan to extend its reach across Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD – Radio Pakistan Director General Syed Muhammad Imran Gardezi has said that the state-run organisation is going to extend its reach across Pakistan through new high rangetransmitters. Addressing the staff and artists of the Radio Pakistan, he said that being the voice of the nation, the national broadcaster has played a very significant role […]

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Radio Pakistan Quetta

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WHERE the acquisition of potentially lucrative tracts of land is concerned, there is never any shortage of takers in this country. Recent decades have seen countless acres of land in cities and even in the rural areas taken over to satisfy the never-flagging demand to either convert its use or parcel it out for sale. […]

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Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

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Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area. On Wednesday, sources confirmed that government officials had been directed to put finishing touches on the plan to […]

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Larkana radio transmitter inoperative for seven years

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LARKANA: The 100 kiloWatt medium wave transmitter of the Radio Pakistan Larkana which was planned to be made functional in 2008 is yet to be put in operation due to technical reasons. It was installed near Chuharpur village located along the Larkana-Naudero Road after complaints by listeners about low signals. Although the work for the […]

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Radio Pakistan woes

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THE recent demand made by Radio Pakistan to levy radio tax on vehicles and mobile phones has started a media debate. Do we need to save Radio Pakistan? In the age of climate change, the neglect of cultures and languages by corporate media and the race for profits, and while keeping the communication and cultural […]

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