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  • 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...

  • Kohli plays anchor as India draw first England Test

    Skipper Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 49 under pressure before India pulled off a tense draw on the final day of the first Test against England in Rajkot on Sunday...

    England had India in early trouble at 71-4 but Kohli steadied the ship with a 47-run partnership that he shared with Ravichandran Ashwin (32)...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • 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 ? known simply in India as “Arnab”, such is his celebrity status ? will launch “Republic TV” within the next fortnight, six months after quitting Times Now where he hosted a nightly news show...

  • 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

    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 of interest...

    “There is no denying the fact that Mr Alam shot to prominence because of the petition which led to the outlining on May 31, 2013, of guidelines by a media commission comprising Nasir Aslam Zahid and Javed Jabbar and...

  • Anchor investor to steer ‘rudderless’ PSX

    It is almost three years since the stock exchanges in Pakistan were demutualised — ostensibly to separate the ownership from management...

    That period expired in Aug 2014; the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) extended the date till August 2015...

  • Pemra takes notice of information minister’s remarks against anchor

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has taken notice of a complaint against federal Information Minister Pervez Rashid, filed by a television anchor who claims the minister threatened him on air...

    Rashid, in his speech, had said Masood issued a warning to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar about his imminent arrest at least ‘10 times during his show on ARY News...

  • 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...

    Senator Kamil Ali Agha was presiding over a meeting of the committee held to discuss actions taken by the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) against various channels for violating its directions...

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