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  • Schwarzenegger’s weightlifting idol dies aged 77

    KIEV: Ukrainian heavyweight weightlifter Leonid Zhabotinsky, an idol of Arnold Schwarzenegger who won two Olympic gold medals and set multiple world records while competing for the Soviet Union, died on Thursday at the age of 77...

    Published in Dawn, January 15th, 2016...

  • Bethlehem fetes Palestinian Arab Idol singing hero

    BETHLEHEM: Hundreds of Palestinians celebrated in Bethlehem after a young singer from the occupied West Bank city became the second Palestinian to win the Arab Idol television song contest...

    He became the second Palestinian to win the contest after Mohammed Assaf, who was raised in a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip, won Arab Idol against all odds aged 23 in 2013...

  • 'Idol' singers — Japan's obsession with minor girls

    She is a so-called “idol” singer, common in Japan, where rights groups have complained that society's sometimes permissive view of the sexualisation of young girls puts minors at risk...

    Idol Tama Himeno, who has performed on stage since the age of 16, says the men attending her shows worship the performers and crave communication with young girls that they cannot get elsewhere...

  • Pakistan eyes $150m after direct-to-home broadcast licence bidding

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is expected to attract direct investment of at least $150 million after the Nov 23 bidding for three direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast licences...

    A top official of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) told journalists that 12 companies, including three foreign operators as part of local consortiums, had been shortlisted to bid for three DTH licences...

  • PCB promises 'top-quality' broadcast coverage of first Test between Pakistan and Bangladesh

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) promised on Wednesday to provide fans "top-quality" broadcast coverage of the upcoming Test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh, which will be played in Rawalpindi later this week...

    In a press release issued today, the board said that the match would be broadcast on Ten Sports through 23 high definition cameras, one of which would be ultra-high-speed while two would be super slow-motion...

  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    A petition filed by advocates Abdullah Malik, Aftab, Maqsood and others, called for a lifetime ban...

  • Information ministry moves Pemra against broadcast of Bol

    ISLAMABAD: The federal information ministry wrote a letter to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Thursday, asking it not to broadcast BOL TV channel till completion of investigation into the degree scam by Axact — the parent company of the upcoming television and newspaper group...

    A detailed NYT report titled "Fake Diplomas, Real Cash: Pakistani Company Axact Reaps Millions" and written by New York Times Pakistan...

  • In a first, PSL 2018 to be broadcast in India

    Indian cricket fans wanting to watch the Pakistan Super League (PSL) will now be able to watch it on their television sets, as DSport, associated with the Discovery channel, has acquired the rights to broadcast the league in India, the channel says on its website...

    PSL was previously not broadcast in India, and those wanting to watch the games had to stream it over the internet...

  • Venezuelan journalists ‘broadcast’ live on buses to reach new viewers

    CARACAS: Riding public transport armed with a wobbly TV-shaped cardboard frame and loud voices, a group of young Venezuelan activists have found a novel way to transmit news, in a country where space has shrunk for stories about hardship and protests...

    Traditional media have become more cautious in covering Venezuela’s political crisis, and half the population have limited or no access to the internet
  • Opposition says will boycott budget sessions after denial of live broadcast demand

    Boycotting the budget session in the Parliament, the opposition — led by Opposition Leader Khurshid Shah — declared that it would not participate in any debate on the document unless it was broadcast live for the public to see...

    As the National Assembly session started, the leader of the opposition reiterated his request that the speeches be broadcast live on Pakistan Television (PTV)...

  • Broadcast deal for PSL signed

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League has signed a broadcast production deal with UK-based Sunset+Vine to cover the high-profile league which is scheduled to be played from Feb 4 to 24 in the UAE...

    According to a press release issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Sunset+Vine was awarded the contract after a stringent pre-qualification process driven towards ensuring quality production of the highest level...

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