ISLAMABAD: Dr Shahid Masood wants sinking ship of PTV afloat

Audit report finds serious irregularities, malfunctioning; Prime time rates not raised since 1999; chairman،-MD being offered other big responsibilities
By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
The titanic of the electronic media known as PTV is sinking since the auditors have revealed massive irregularities and weaknesses in the overall system of the organisation and expressed pessimism about its future. Read More »ISLAMABAD: Dr Shahid Masood wants sinking ship of PTV afloat

Pakistan Rent Laws-PART – I

By Javaid Musarrat Advocate

(1) The First Law which came into force for making effective relationship between the land lords and Tenant was The West Pakistan Urban Rent Restriction Ordinance, 1959. This Ordinance was repealed and The Sindh Rented Premises Ordinance, 1979 was enforced. The other provinces have their own rent laws. In this issue we will discuss only Sindh Rented Premises Ordinance, 1979. Read More »Pakistan Rent Laws-PART – I

Chinese Taliban hostage escapes

From Zein Basravi

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) — One of two Chinese engineers held hostage for seven weeks by Taliban militants escaped Friday, Pakistan’s military said.

The two engineers, who were kidnapped in August in northern Pakistan, both attempted to escape early Friday but one was shot in the leg and remains in the hands of his abductors, said Muslim Khan, a spokesman for the Taliban.Read More »Chinese Taliban hostage escapes