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  • Radio Pakistan Quetta

    Know more: Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complexThis pattern seems under way yet again in the finalisation of the Balochistan government’s plan, as reported recently, to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta which houses its supplementary station and some machinery and medium-wave and short-wave transmission towers...

    When the land on Sariab Road was allotted to Radio Pakistan in 1964, it was...

  • Historical Radio Pakistan building, change of guard?

    KARACHI: A noticeable presence of Rangers personnel on the premises of Radio Pakistan just a few years after the bulk of the operations undertaken in the stone-built structure were shifted to Gulshan-i-Iqbal has raised concern about the fate of the historical building...

    The Radio Pakistan staff said that the personnel of the paramilitary force, whose headquarters has been housed in the historical building of Jinnah Courts for the...

  • Radio Pakistan to go off air in favour of sports complex

    Quetta: The Balochistan government has finalised a plan to take over 64 acres of land owned by Radio Pakistan in Quetta by shutting down the station’s transmission, removing its machinery and transmission towers from the Sariab area...

    On Wednesday, sources confirmed that government officials had been directed to put finishing touches on the plan to take over land worth billions of rupees belonging to the radio station...

  • Ministry plans long-term lease for Radio Pakistan premises, upsets employees

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Informa­tion is planning to shift the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) headquarters and give its existing premises on a long-term lease, according to a letter issued by the ministry...

    It states that Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has directed the persons concerned to prepare a proposal for handing over the Radio Pakistan headquarters on a long-term lease and shifting the...

  • Govt withdraws plans to shift Radio Pakistan headquarters after protests, talks

    The Ministry of Informa­tion on Wednesday withdrew its plans to shift the headquarters of the Pakistan Broad­casting Corporation (PBC) and give out its existing premises on a long-term lease, DawnNewsTV reported...

    A letter sent by the Information Ministry to the PBC director general announcing the plans to shift the corporation's headquarters was withdrawn after Radio Pakistan staffers protested against the proposed move and their...

  • Airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan destroy IS radio station

    KABUL: American and Afghan officials say airstrikes on a remote eastern region of Afghanistan have destroyed a radio station operated by the militant Islamic State (IS) group...

    An official with the United States military said on Tuesday the strike had destroyed “Voice of the Caliphate” radio operated by IS near the border with Pakistan...

  • Comedian Sami Shah lands BBC Radio show

    You might have asked this question lately: where in the world is Sami Shah?The answer is: he's planning to take over Britain with a new two-part BBC Radio 4 series called 'A Beginner's Guide To Pakistan'...

    "Just dumb luck basically!"The comic continues: " In 2009 or 2010 a producer at BBC called Ed Morris wanted to do a radio show about comedians around the world...

  • The power of radio

    MARK Tully recently wrote, “Whenever I talk to students of journalism in India about radio I am told ‘It’s dead...

    As the presenter of a radio programme broadcast in Britain I know that’s certainly not true there...

  • Burundi army repulses coup troops in battle for state TV and radio

    Rival factions fought intense battles around the state television and radio complex, with broadcasts to the nation halted for some time, but resuming after a fierce attack by coup troops was repulsed...

    In the afternoon, after state radio broadcast a message from Nkurunziza, a major attack was launched by pro-coup troops, which was fought off, with station director Jerome Nzokirantevye saying it was “loyalist soldiers who are in...

  • India’s first LGBT radio show goes on air

    He is the host of “Gaydio”, the first radio show dedicated to lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) issues in India, where homosexuality is a taboo and gay sex can be punished with up to 10 years in jail...

    The weekly show on commercial radio channel Ishq was launched in mid-July and is aired every Sunday in Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata...

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