Islamabad Tonight with Nadeem Malik SC Orders & Gov’t Reaction 7 Mar 13 Aaj News
Nadeem Malik (ندیم ملک) is a Pakistani journalist. He is currently associated with AAJ TV and hosts the daily current affairs program Islamabad Tonight.
Nadeem has served as the Bureau Chief of Islamabad for CNBC Pakistan and hosted talk show News Guru. He has longstanding associations with news organizations and business journals. He has contributed to dozens of local and international news journals as a freelancer, including BBC Online, Asia Times, The News International.
As a host, he has conducted several discussion programs featuring leading politicians; economists and other professionals. He covered the 2002 and 2008 General elections and the Parliamentary sessions for elections of the Prime Minister and Speakers. He has been an analyst and commentator for many current affairs programs for various international TV and Radio channels, before joining CNBC Pakistan in 2005.
He was one of the few senior journalists who conducted programme for PTV News and Current Affairs Channel and Radio Pakistan before the advent of private news channels in the country. He hosted News Morning and News Night for PTV, which were leading talkshows of that time.
He interviewed many international leaders, including American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Afghan President Hamid Karzai etc. and had interviewed almost all Pakistani Presidents and Prime Ministers since 1990.
AAJ News TV is a 24 hour Pakistani news television channel. AAJ News was initially started on March 23, 2005 by the Business Recorder Group. The Business Recorder Group is one of the most prominent media conglomerates in Pakistan.
As Aaj News is the only Television network to have an Earth Station, it provides flexibility and control in responding to local and international events. AAJ News 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 News 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.
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.
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 ‘political leaders’ (actors with cheap make-up). However it is deeply immersed in comedy and political satire 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 News, for airing news, talk shows and other programmes on the current judicial crisis and threatened it with closure.
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. On 23 March 2009,Aaj news has been Convrted In to 24hr news channel.
Islamabad Tonight talk show is being aired by Aaj News & presented by Nadeem Malik.
Watch Pakistani talk show Islamabad Tonight with Nadeem Malik dated 7th March 2013 online on Aaj News at Pakistani TV News.