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  • Police storm television stations linked to Erdogan’s rival

    ISTANBUL: Riot police firing tear gas and water cannon stormed two opposition-linked Turkish television stations and forced them off air on Wednesday, stoking deep concerns about media freedom just four days before a pivotal election...

    Officers smashed through the gates of the media compound with chainsaws, according to images broadcast live on the group’s television stations, Bugun and Kanalturk...

  • Television giant Netflix comes to Pakistan

    LAS VEGAS: Netflix, the world's leading video-streaming network, announced the launch of its services in Pakistan and 129 other countries on Wednesday...

    The Netflix Pakistan website says users can start using services starting $7...

  • Number of polling stations increased in Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: The Election Commission has increased the number of polling stations for men and women in Mansehra district from 600 to 750 for the May 30 local government elections...

    “We first reserved 600 polling stations in the district, including men-only, women-only and combined but now the number has been increased to 750 for the comfort of voters,” assistant election commissioner Mohammad Zulfiqar told reporters on Friday...

  • Senior official of private television shot dead

    KARACHI: A senior official of Bol TV was shot dead in the city late on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday...

    Police claimed that the killing appeared to be the outcome of an attempted robbery while the media house said it believed that it was a targeted killing incident
  • Yahoo launches site for free Hulu television

    SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo on Monday launched a website for watching Hulu television shows in the United States...

    The alliance appeared to be part of a move by Hulu to shut its free streaming television service supported by advertising and focus on subscriptions...

  • Role of television during polls

    TELEVISION can be a great democratic enabler, but it can also be an electoral impediment — at least if good sense and the rules are ignored...

    The very first point in the ECP’s code of conduct for the media issued in August for coverage of LG elections in Punjab states: “Neither any Radio or Television Channel shall broadcast/telecast nor any Print Media shall publish anything that adversely affects the public opinion against a...

  • 5 times desi television couples made us think twice

    Five such couples I spotted on television are:Relationship status: First cousins hopelessly in love, without really knowing anything about each otherFunnily enough, it was Mahira Khan's Bin Roye that kick-started this discussion; this seems to be a pattern...

    Adnan Siddiqui's character, Faisal, took the four marriages allowed in Islam bit too seriously in this serial; the only thing is he just keeps remarrying the same two women!...

  • Television takes on film in the next chapter of book adaptations

    ADAPTATIONS of children’s and young adult literature are big news right now, both in film and, increasingly, on television...

    When the TV adaptation was announced he pointedly hailed the way in which television allows for “depths of characterisation and heights of suspense by taking the time for events to make their proper impact and for consequences to unravel” adding that “the sheer talent now working in the world of long-form...

  • Keeping an eye on television

    The opening up of the media TV sector to private undertakings and the adoption of relevant legislation is a recent phenomenon in Pakistan...

    It is conceded that due to the lack of a comprehensive study on the enforcement of electronic media in Pakistan, it is not easy for the Pakistan enforcement authorities to identify what is needed to strengthen the broadcasting of electronic media...

  • Bol television defies Pemra ban on Aamir Liaquat’s show

    ISLAMABAD: Even though the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority barred TV show host Aamir Liaquat Hussain from appearing on screen and issued orders to stop the broadcast of his show, the pugnacious host appeared on TV on Thursday night in defiance of Pemra orders...

    Copies of Pemra’s decision have been sent to PakSat and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) so that Pemra’s decision could be implemented completely...

  • The future of television is online

    Noticing this trend of online television viewing, Khawar Hassan launched Tune TV, Pakistan’s legally licensed online entertainment content on August 14, 2014...

    But Mr Hassan and his team wanted to do it legally and approached TV channels such as Geo Entertainment, Geo Kahani, Hum TV, Hum Masala, Express Entertainment, Ten Sports Pakistan and Toffee TV who were receptive to the idea and directly gave content to Tune TV...

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