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  • 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...

  • 'I apologise a million times': Dr Nauman Niaz expresses regret over spat with Shoaib Akhtar during live PTV show

    TV anchor and former Pakistan Television host Dr Nauman Niaz has tendered an "unconditional apology" for his misconduct with Shoaib Akhtar in a live TV show a week ago, prompting the resignation of the former star pacer from the channel...

    The two were part of a panel for PTV Sports programme "Game On Hai" on Oct 27 along with guests the likes of West Indies batting legend Sir Vivian Richards, former England captain David Gower,...

  • 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...

  • Shoaib Akhtar says will not appear before committee inquiring altercation with PTV Sports anchor

    Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar refused on Thursday to appear before the inquiry committee formed to investigate the heated exchange between him and anchorperson Dr Nauman Niaz during a live telecast on PTV Sports two days ago...

    Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry had said a committee will be formed to probe the incident and subsequently the PTV administration had formed an inquiry committee...

  • Sports Diary: Zimbabwe security team in Lahore

    Last week, a five-member delegation of Zimbabwe cricket team visited Lahore to review security arrangements by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a series scheduled from May 20 to June 1...

    A curfew-like situation was witnessed in and around the Qadhafi Stadium during the Zimbabwe delegation tour...

  • Zimbabwe sports minister denies interference in cricket after ICC ban

    HARARE: Zimbabwe sports minister Kirsty Coventry on Friday denied that the government had been interfering in the running of the country’s cricket...

    Coventry, a former Olympic swimming champion, said in a tweet she was “devastated” by the effect on players of a decision by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket because of alleged political interference...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • PTV rejects opposition’s charge of partisanship

    ISLAMABAD: State-run Pakistan Television on Monday denied that it favours government MPs in its coverage of parliament and that it breached the privilege of the Senate by broadcasting live the speech Defence Minister Khawaja Asif made in the upper house on December 31...

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

  • 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...

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