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Encyclopedia > AAJ TV
AAJ TV
Launched 2005
Owned by Business Recorder Group
Slogan AAJ
Country Pakistan
Website www.aaj.tv
Availability
Satellite
AsiaSat 3S (Asia)
Sky Digital (UK)

AAJ TV is 24 hour Pakistani entertainment Television Channel. Aaj in Urdu means "Today". Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Business Recorder Group is one of the most prominent media conglomerates in Pakistan which, in the 40 years of its history, has attained tremendous success and enjoys leadership position in every one of its ventures. ... Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ... The phrase Zaban-e Urdu-e Mualla written in Urdu Urdu () is an Indo-European language of the Indo-Aryan family that developed under Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, and Sanskrit influence in South Asia during the Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire (1200-1800). ... Look up today in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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Channel and its programmes

AAJ TV was initially started in 2005 by the Business Recorder Group. The Business Recorder Group is one of the most prominent media conglomerates in Pakistan. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Business Recorder Group is one of the most prominent media conglomerates in Pakistan which, in the 40 years of its history, has attained tremendous success and enjoys leadership position in every one of its ventures. ...


As Aaj TV is the only Television network to have an Earth Station, it provides flexibility and control in responding to local and international events. AAJ TV caters to all tastes by providing four programming features in the form of News, Current Affairs, Entertainment and Infotainment.


With a vast amount of experience with the Business Recorder Group, AAJ TV provides round the clock news coverage from around the world in collaboration with their partner news sources in more than 100 countries.


Combining news reporting with analytical strengths provided by the respected social and political commentators in Pakistan, accounts for in depth and precise Current Affairs programs.


The Current Affair which are boosting Aaj Television toward its bright future are Live With Talat ( 2205 to 2300 Every Monday to Friday) Bolta Pakistan ( 2305 to 2355 Every Monday to Friday) One of the major achievements in entertainment programming is its one of its kind "The late night show with Begum Nawazish Ali aired on Saturday every week. The show is based on the idea of a male host in disguise of a rich feminist portraying a page-3 elite of the country. The host takes interviews of some very prominent figures from within country talking broadly about the socio-economic issues of the nation. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Ali Saleem. ...


Another popular show is a program called the 4 Man Show. It is a show with 4 'anchors' (hence the title) giving the news and taking interviews with 'polictical leaders' (actors with cheap make-up). However it is deeply immersed in comedy and polictal staire and is a 'loose cannon' meaning no one is immune (sometimes even themselves)


on April 22 2007 The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has served a show-cause notice on Aaj TV, for airing news, talk shows and other programmes on the current judicial crisis and threatened it with closure. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) is a regulatory body eastiblished by Pakistan on 1 March 2002. ...


In notice, it said that the TV channel had violated the Pemra Ordinance in its news, talk shows and programmes on an issue pending with the Supreme Judicial Council.


The notice said that the channel had also failed to produce a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the external publicity wing of the ministry of information and broadcasting which was required for the processing of short-term uplinking licence.


Aaj TV and the Karachi Riots

Main article: Karachi Riots

On May 12th, 2007, at least 41(official gov figure) people were killed in riots erupting across the city of Karachi--the capital of the province of Sindh and the most populous city in the country of Pakistan. Roads were blocked, cars burned and hundreds of people injured and arrested. MQM Muhajir/Urdu Speaking dominated current ruling party is considered behind this outbreak. The violence erupted after the arrival of suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who came to address the city bar association on the 50th anniversary of establishment of the Sindh High Court Bar Association.[1] On May 12, 2007, political and ideological riots erupted across Karachi, capital of the province of Sindh and the most populous city in Pakistan. ... is the 132nd day of the year (133rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...   (Urdu: , Sindhi: ) is the largest city in Pakistan and is the provincial capital of Sindh province. ... Sindh (SindhÄ«: سنڌ, UrdÅ«: سندھ) is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhis. ... The Chief Justice in many countries is the name for the presiding member of a Supreme Court in Commonwealth- or other countries with an Anglosaxon type of justice, such as the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the Supreme... Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry (Urdu: ) (born 12 December 1948), is the Chief Justice of Pakistan. ... High Court usually refers to the superior court of a country or state. ...


During riots in Karachi, a mob also attacked offices of television station Aaj TV, a news network that has covered the recent dispute between Chief Justice Chaudhry and President Musharraf extensively. A huge mob surrounded the building earlier today, and the network issued the following statement regarding the current crisis: AAJ TV is 24 hour Pakistani entertainment Television Channel. ...

Our cameramen were shooting the rally procession when the gunmen started to fire indiscriminately at our office. No security was sent to us though the firing went on for three hours.[2]

According to a later press release from Aaj TV Spokesperson, Arshad Zuberi, the building came under fire from MQM supporters who wanted the airing of live footage of the unrest in the city stopped.[3] Its parking was set ablaze with uncontrolled fires while similar infernos raged throughout the city.[2] [4]


References

  1. ^ Syed Mohsin Naqvi (May 12, 2007). Deadly violence erupts in Pakistan. CNN.
  2. ^ a b Gunmen open fire at Pak TV channel. CNN-IBN (May 12, 2007).
  3. ^ Armed men attack Aaj TV office
  4. ^ MQM Terrorists attack Aaj TV studios. Aaj TV.

See also

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This is a list of television stations available in Pakistan: // Before 2000, these were limited to the State-run PTV, PTV World and Channel 3, but a newly-introduced open media policy caused many new private channels to spring up over the years. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Ali Saleem. ... News, Views & Confused is a Pakistani political and social satire show. ... On May 12, 2007, political and ideological riots erupted across Karachi, capital of the province of Sindh and the most populous city in Pakistan. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • The Business Recorder Group
  • AAJ TV streaming

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