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  • 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 need for having a separate channel for other sports has long been felt in all quarters concerned but demand in this regard has hardly been articulated in the way as now some sports federations have come forward for...

  • Senate committee to grill PTV bosses over live broadcast of minister’s speech

    ISLAMABAD: A committee of the upper house of parliament will take up a privilege motion against Pakistan Television (PTV) on Monday for broadcasting the speech of a minister live without the permission of Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani...

    The privilege motion against PTV — the first of its kind — is part of a four-point agenda of the Senate Committee on Rules and Privileges, headed by BNP-M leader Dr Jahanzeb Jamaldini, according to a...

  • 'PTV will continue to broadcast Nawaz, Maryam's speeches live even if they speak for 5 hours'

    Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Tuesday defended Pakistan Television's (PTV) allocation of sizable airtime to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz, saying that doing so was a discretionary right conferred upon her by the federal cabinet...

    Aurangzeb's defence of Pakistan Television's programming policy came after Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Senator Faisal Javed, who chairs the Senate Standing...

  • Senate panel decries PTV’s live coverage of ex-PM

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information on Tuesday decried live coverage being given to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at PTV and demanded fair coverage of all political parties and provincial governments...

    The issue was taken up by a meeting of the committee presided over by its chairman Senator Faisal Javed of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf...

  • Rediscovering live cricket commentary on radio

    IT was a great surprise and a greater pleasure to rediscover the live cricket commentary during the recently concluded Pakistan Cup...

    The well-organised tournament staged under the auspices of the PCB in Faisalabad will be remembered for two events — revival of live cricket commentary by Radio Pakistan and the utter disregard of the spirit of cricket and the laws of this great game by Younis Khan, the celebrated Pakistan batsman... ...

  • Cabinet rejects proposal to liaise with Indian company for live telecast of Pak-Eng cricket series

    The federal cabinet on Tuesday rejected a proposal of the Pakistan Television Corporation to liaise with an Indian company for live telecast of the upcoming Pakistan-England cricket series...

    Addressing a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said that the cabinet was requested to approve the partnership with an Indian company, which would enable the PTV to telecast the cricket...

  • POA concerned over sports ministry’s stance on national sports policy

    LAHORE: An emergent meeting of the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) held on Monday expressed its dissatisfaction over the steps the federal sports ministry is going to adopt in the one-sided new national sports policy, as they fear that if implemented all the national sports federations will be banned by their respective international bodies, like FIFA suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) last month...

    Dawn has learnt...

  • Strauss appointed England and Wales Cricket Board's cricket committee chairman

    Former England captain Andrew Strauss is back in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and will drive the development of the game at all levels as part of his new role...

    The 42-year-old, who was knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB's director of cricket last year to support his late wife Ruth's cancer battle and was replaced by former England spinner Ashley Giles...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • SPORTS Diary: Cricket again!

    Lahore is all set to host the ICC World XI next week in a three T20 matches series against Pakistan...

    The tour is important as the players of seven Test playing countries included in the ICC side are visiting Pakistan...

  • SPORTS Diary: Misbah, Younus have given great cricket to remember

    Last week, Misbahul Haq -- the most successful Test captain of Pakistan, and Younus Khan -- the highest scorer in Test cricket, decided to hang up their boots after the next three offshore Test match series against West Indies starting from April 21 to May 14...

    While Misbah is the oldest cricketer in international cricket at the age of 43, Younus has crossed the age of 39...

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