Aamir Liaquat’s ‘Ramazan Sharif’ is named after Gen Raheel Sharif

Famous for unusual titles of Ramazan transmission, televangelist ‘Dr’ Aamir Liaquat is hosting one of the most glamorous Ramazan transmissions and this year’s title is “Ramazan Sharif”. When he announced the name of the transmission a few days back, I was joking around with colleagues that’s Liaquat probably named this transmission after Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. Turns out, it wasn’t a joke, … Continue reading Aamir Liaquat’s ‘Ramazan Sharif’ is named after Gen Raheel Sharif

Geo under fire again for allegedly omitting Kashmir, GB from Pakistan map

Just after recovering from a massive scandal, Geo seems to have landed into another controversy again. A map of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor shown in Shahzeb Khanzada’s show, with Pakistan map in highlight but without Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. This obviously seems like a sloppy work by the research/graphic team of the show Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath who probably lifted off the image from an Indian … Continue reading Geo under fire again for allegedly omitting Kashmir, GB from Pakistan map

Sana Mirza, Sohail Warraich among latest targets of attacks in PTI protests

The tradition of mob harassing women (and men) journalists in PTI protests is continued. The recent most victim of the mob treatment are Geo News’ senior reporters and anchorpersons Sana Mirza, Amin Hafeez and Sohail Warraich. PTI chairman Imran Khan and other leaders have condemned the attack with the insinuation as if this was Geo News staffers’ own fault. They need to be reminded that … Continue reading Sana Mirza, Sohail Warraich among latest targets of attacks in PTI protests

Turkish soap opera Mera Sultan aired in 45+ Muslim countries is ‘blasphemous’?

In the time and atmosphere when everyone seems to be playing blasphemy-blasphemy, Hazrat Mubasher Lucman with spike-inspired youthful haircut branded the Turkish soap opera Muhteşem Yüzyıl – dubbed The Magnificent Century in English and Mera Sultan in Urdu – as blasphemous in his latest show. The apt first reaction, other than rising of an eyebrow would be, as was mine, ‘say what??’ So the show … Continue reading Turkish soap opera Mera Sultan aired in 45+ Muslim countries is ‘blasphemous’?