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  • Budget debate to be telecast live

    ISLAMABAD: An opposition walkout from the National Assembly and hard bargaining on Monday won the facility of a live telecast of parliament’s budget debate for the first time in Pakistan beginning on Tuesday...

    Leader of the Opposition Khurshid Ahmed Shah refused to open the general debate in the National Assembly on the budget for 2015-16 unless the government agreed to set a new precedent to arrange live television coverage of the...

  • Uproars rock NA budget debate; live telecast idea half dead

    ISLAMABAD: Uproars rocked the budget debate in the National Assembly on Wednesday as the concept of its live telecast for the first time in Pakistan was declared virtually half dead only on the second day of the discussion...

    The general debate on the budget for fiscal 2015-16 was repeatedly interrupted and overshadowed by furores after some lawmakers from both the opposition and ruling party benches accused the state-run Pakistan...

  • PTI wants live telecast of Panamagate case hearings

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) requested the Supreme Court on Wednesday to allow live media coverage of the Panama Papers leaks case’s proceedings so that the nation could know factual position...

    There is no precedent in the country’s history that live coverage of any case being heard by the Supreme Court has ever been given by the media...

  • Pemra issues notice to TV channels for 'unedited live telecast' of Maryam's press conference

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued notices to 21 TV channels for the "unedited live telecast" of PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz's explosive press conference in Lahore on Saturday, in which the daughter of former premier Nawaz Sharif claimed that the judge of an accountability court confessed he had been "pressurised and blackmailed" to convict her father in the Al-Azizia reference...

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  • Justice Isa seeks live telecast of hearings on review petitions

    ISLAMABAD: As the Supreme Court is all set to commence hearing of review petitions in the Justice Qazi Faez Isa case from March 1, the judge on Thursday filed an application seeking a directive that the Pakistan Television Corporation be directed to broadcast live proceedings of the hearings...

    In the application, Justice Isa pleaded that the apex court should order the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to issue written...

  • Cabinet rejects proposal to liaise with Indian company for live telecast of Pak-Eng cricket series

    The federal cabinet on Tuesday rejected a proposal of the Pakistan Television Corporation to liaise with an Indian company for live telecast of the upcoming Pakistan-England cricket series...

    Addressing a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that the cabinet was requested to approve the partnership with an Indian company, which would enable the PTV to telecast the cricket...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    ""They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there," the ISPR handout read...

    "Although the identities of the recovered hostages have not yet been revealed or confirmed by the army's media wing, they are believed to be Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 while on a backpacking trip, and their three children — all of whom were born in captivity...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2012...

    ”The ill-fated Boeing 737-200, designated as the BH-123 flight from Karachi to Islamabad, crashed in the Hussainabad area on April 20, 2012 after being hit by severe wind shear just as it was making its final approach to Benazir Bhutto...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    A written reply to a question asked by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) legislator Dr Seema Zia regarding the number of women who died during pregnancies / deliveries in Khairpur in 2012 and 2013 put the number at 48 women in 2012 and 62 in the year 2013...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    The audit report also cited a letter from a security agency dated 2012, which pointed out that the rooftop of the eight-storey building could be utilized for installing surveillance devices to monitor government offices...

    “In the modern era, there is no need to install spy equipment on the rooftops, since everything can be watched live using applications such as Google Maps,” the minister remarked...

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