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  • Geo television temporarily goes off air after moving to Paksat

    KARACHI: One of the biggest television channels of Pakistan, Geo television temporarily went off air across Pakistan after moving to Paksat’s newly commissioned satellite service...

    According to the Geo website, the media group with the help of the Paksat Technical Network Center shifted all its channels to Paksat on March 31 and despite informing the cable operators, the channel was informed by Pakistani officials that it can be...

  • 24/7 cricket on PTV: federations call for launch of new sports channel

    LAHORE: The gigantic presence and consequent proliferation of the game of cricket is seemingly stifling the promotion of other sports which get either very little or in some cases no coverage in the electronic media...

    The other disciplines may get further boost if the proposed new sports channel or even the state-run PTV sees to it that the commentary in various sports is made in the national language instead of English language, for...

  • State Bank shifts some key functions to Lahore office

    KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has shifted some of its important functions to Lahore in order to enhance the efficiency of the Banking Services Corporation (SBP-BSC)...

    “The work of currency management is already being performed through Issue Offices in Lahore, Peshawar and Quetta in addition to Karachi...

  • PTV rejects opposition’s charge of partisanship

    “On December 31, the question hour was going on and PTV was telecasting the proceedings live...

    As Khawaja Asif was replying to questions about Afghanistan, an important issue, he was broadcast on PTV News and PTV National channels,” PTV managing director (MD) Mohammad Malick told the Senate Standing Committee on Rules of Procedure and Privileges, which had called him to explain why the Senate chairman’s permission was not sought for...

  • PTV hold Customs to share points at National Hockey

    KARACHI: Never-say-die Pakistan Television (PTV) slammed a last-minute equaliser to hold formidable Customs to a 1-1 draw in their pool ‘B’ match of the 62nd National Hockey Championship at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium here on Wednesday...

    Fresh after registering a solitary goal victory over Islamabad on Monday, PTV fought courageously by keeping the Customs at bay in the first two quarters...

  • Civil society, literati censure PTV for airing programme ‘insulting’ to Pakhtuns

    PESHAWAR: Poets, artists, political activists and members of civil society organisations staged a protest demonstration outside Peshawar Press Club on Monday to condemn the airing of a programme by the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) seen as insulting to Pakhtuns...

    Poets and writers, including Abaseen Yousufzai, Khaliqdad Umeed, Tariq Afghan and Sana Gulzar, also shared their views, criticizing the PTV for airing the programme......

  • PTV Peshawar centre gets Urdu play project after seven years

    PESHAWAR: PTV Peshawar centre has recently got the project of an Urdu serial play ‘Gul-i-Sang’ after a break of seven years where local actors would get an opportunity to reappear on mini-screen...

    According to a PTV official, the equipment had gathered dust while local talent was being wasted and even local work had been affected owing to the worst law and order situation in the region...

  • PTV to probe airing of derogatory content

    ISLAMABAD: The administration of Pakistan Television (PTV) has formed a committee to investigate its employees for airing a poem that was derogatory to the Pakhtun community...

    PTV has also issued a list of charges to the producer of the programme, while an inquiry has been ordered against the script editor, who was the final authority to clear the contents of the programme...

  • PTV ‘blackout’ prompts opposition boycott of budget debate in NA

    Mr Shah reminded the speaker that his speech on the last year’s budget had been telecast live by Pakistan Television (PTV)...

    Shah says he will deliver speech only if proceedings go live on televisionState Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb informed the house that it was not possible for the government to allow live telecast of Mr Shah’s speech as the PTV was running its routine and planned transmission for which it had also...

  • ATC orders arrest of 17 accused in PTV attack case

    ISLAMABAD: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) here on Monday ordered the arrest of 17 accused who were absent from the hearing of Pakistan Television (PTV) headquarters attack case...

    At least 103 people were booked after a mob of protesters belonging to the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek’s (PAT) stormed PTV headquarters and forced its staff to take two of the state broadcaster’s flagship channels — PTV News and...

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