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  • Music Mela — a feast for music lovers

    ISLAMABAD: The manicured green lawns of the National Art Gallery were the venue for the three-day Second Annual Music Mela that started on Friday night...

    “The idea is to encourage live music, provide platform to talented musicians, and make the show bigger next year and the years to follow,” said Project Coordinator, FACE, Mehnaz Perveen explaining how this year a day-long Movie Festival had been included to promote films...

  • In music: “I’m always around music”

    Music, music everywhere!”Falak has a special attachment with Simdh...

    After a recent tour of Karachi and Hyderabad, he says, “I have a lot of fans in Sindh, it’s just that being a Lahore-based singer, we get more offers there...

  • Music critics wonder: did television kill the classical music star?

    Kicking off yesterday on a breezy evening, the I Am Karachi Music Festival saw thin attendance at the Music Dialogues...

    These are two-day discussions that deal with copyright and recording issues as well as tracing the relationship between music and society, and are a lead up to I Am Karachi's live musical performances due to be held this weekend...

  • Intelligence Bureau, TV anchor stick to their guns on alleged monitoring of lawmakers

    A National Assembly fact-finding committee formed to investigate a list reportedly prepared by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) to monitor 37 parliamentarians believed to have links with banned outfits on Tuesday took up the matter with Arshad Sharif — the journalist who had broken the story — even as Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director General Aftab Sultan continued to insist that the list was “a fake and forged document”...

    In September,...
  • Controversial Indian TV anchor Goswami to launch 'nationalistic' new channel

    India's most brash and controversial TV news anchor Arnab Goswami, renowned for his hectoring style, is about to launch a new channel and he's unapologetic about what viewers should expect...

    ”Goswami's shows are high-decibel affairs, usually featuring half a dozen panellists on the screen, all trying to get a word in at the same time as the anchor barks questions...

  • Chaos at Sindh Assembly as security ramped up after TV anchor exposes lax arrangements

    KARACHI: Chaos ensued at the Sindh Assembly as security was ramped up days after a private TV channel host managed to sneak a gun into the building in order to expose lax security at the venue...

    Know more: TV channel team exposes 'poor security' at Sindh Assembly, gets arrestedThe session started over an hour late as the newly-enforced security clearance procedures were a cause for delays and frustration among attendees
  • TV anchor’s Pemra job to be closely watched

    ISLAMABAD: “I have been offered the post but I have declined it because I am not interested,” anchorperson Absar Alam had said before the Supreme Court where he appeared in September to plead his case on affairs involving the media...

    Now his consent to become the chief regulator of private channels as Chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has raised eyebrows over whether his decision amounts to conflict...
  • Anchor investor to steer ‘rudderless’ PSX

    The ‘anchor investor’ could be a financial institution (FI) or strategic investor- who acquires at least 25pc shares of the Exchange and, in case of a consortium, the leading FI that holds at all times at least 60pct of shares acquired or held by the consortium and acts an anchor investor...

    The DC would be permitted to proceed with invitation of bids from the interested strategic investor, financial institution or the anchor...

  • Ban on TV anchor termed discriminatory

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Monday termed the 45-day ban on TV anchor Shahid Masood discriminatory and illegal...

    Responding to the allegations, Mr Alam said, “At the start of the meeting I was blamed for not taking action against anchors who were operating beyond their authority, and now you are saying that the action against an anchor was harsh and biased...

  • Reporter becomes Canada's first hijab-clad news anchor

    A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada's first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city's major news broadcasters...

    Ginella Massa was asked to fill in on the anchor desk for CityNews' 11pm broadcast last week and created a buzz after the broadcast ended...

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