Posted on 10 September 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 11,348
Islamabad: Senior Pakistani journalist and anchor person Nusrat Javed has said that he had been sacked over Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) pressure.
He told Geo News’ Capital Talk that he was conveyed a shocking message during the live show that whether he wants ‘lives of 600 employees of his organization or the programme’.
Nusrat Javed, a veteran journalist, was a co-host of Aaj News’ programme Bolta Pakistan.
Meanwhile, MQM leader Haider Abbas Rizvi categorically denied that his party or its any member was behind the sacking of Javed. He said Javed’s dismissal may be a result of his differences with the management.
The MQM leader said that he has a great respect for Nusrat Javed and he is ready to defend the journalist’s case in his organization.
Former Sindh home minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza says “Nusrat Javed in the first martyr of freedom of media against MQM.”
Posted on 14 February 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 2,008
NEW DELHI: Interior Minister A. Rehman Malik on Sunday telephoned High Commissioner of Pakistan to New Delhi Shahid Malik to inquire details about the detention of famous Pakistani singer, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at Indira Gandhi International Airport.
According to a statement issued here on Sunday, the minister said that he was examining the matter. He has also asked Pakistani High Commissioner to India to monitor the matter thoroughly.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan who was arrested at Delhi airport on Sunday for possessing undeclared currency of 100,000 US dollars will be presented before court on Monday.
His manager Chitresh Srivastava has also been arrested.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan arrived here on a flight from Karachi and was intercepted by personnel from Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.
Khan has several hit numbers to his credit and had won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer this year for ‘Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji’ from the movie ‘Ishqiya’.
Rahat, 37, who has crooned several Bollywood chartbusters, had flown from Karachi to New Delhi. He is the nephew of Pakistani singing legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Posted on 12 February 2011 by PakBee - Total hits: 1,753
ISLAMABAD: Ejaz Haroon has stepped down from the post of Managing Director Pakistan International Airline (PIA) after successful negotiations between the government and protesting employees of PIA, Geo News reported Friday.
After the talks, President Pakistan Airlines Pilot’s Association (PALPA) Sohail Baloch announced end to the strike that continued for four days.
The protesting employees of PIA burst into celebrations as the reports of MD PIA’s resignation came out at the end of negotiations between the Government’s committee and PALPA representatives.
Talking to media after talks, Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar along with Interior Minister Rehman Malik, said: “MD PIA has resigned and his resignation has been accepted.”
He said now it is time for ‘all of us have to work together for the progress of PIA.’
Rehman Malik said an agreement with protesting employees of PIA had been reached.
All the sacked employees of PIA have also been reinstated.