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IHC asks PEMRA to submit SC orders on vilification drive

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Islamabad – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) yesterday directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to submit verified copies of Supreme Court’s orders, which it issued after taking notice of vilification campaign on electronic media against the judges of the apex court. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq conducted hearing of a […]


Protests across country against shifting Geo to last numbers

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Commission sought to probe conspiracy against TV channel; people from all walks of life express solidarity with Geo ISLAMABAD: The journalist community and media workers from the electronic and print media staged protest demonstrations and rallies across the country against the shifting of Geo News television channel to the last numbers in Karachi. The protest […]


PTI ignores Pemra hearing

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Islamabad – Head of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Media Wing and main complainant Iftikhar Durrani did not appear before electronic media watchdog authority in case of airing false news of PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s marriage. Durrani submitted a complaint to Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator Authority (PEMRA) against 25 private television channels for airing false news regarding […]


‘Maalik’ against spirit of National Action Plan, Sindh High Court told

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KARACHI: The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) informed the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday that the film Maalik projects a ‘celebrated and heroic death’ of a former Afghan jihad mujahid, which is against the spirit of the National Action Plan (NAP), being successfully implemented by the political and military leadership of the country. […]


Regulator issues notice to television channel for airing drama serial on incest

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HUM TV, Pakistan’s leading entertainment television channel was served a show-cause notice by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) for airing scenes alluding to incest in its drama serial Udaari. PEMRA, the regulatory body of electronic media in Pakistan sought an explanation from HUM TV by 25 May, 2016 for the portrayal of incest […]


IHC rejects ARY TV’s request for stay against fine

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday turned down ARY’s request to issue a stay order regarding imposition of Rs100,000 fine on the channel by Pemra for inviting the army to take the charge, through a programme ‘Sawal Yeh Ha’. The IHC bench observed that it could not issue a stay […]


Christian web TV office shifted months after fire tragedy

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KARACHI: The Christian web television, Gawahi TV, has shifted its office to the first floor of a church in Kashmir Colony months after its previous office in Akhter Colony’s C-Sector was damaged in a ‘mysterious’ fire, it emerged on Saturday. Situated in a predominantly Christian neighbourhood of Akhtar Colony, the web TV’s office that uploads […]


Imran wants to address nation on PTV

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday asked the management of Pakistan Television (PTV) to allocate airtime for party chairman Imran Khan to address the nation on the Panama Papers leak. PTI information secretary Naeemul Haq wrote to acting PTV managing director Imran Gardezi, stating that the names of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s family members had […]


TV channel issued notices for airing immoral programme

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LAHORE: The Pemra Council of Complaints on Friday recommended imposition of fine on two cable operators and cancelling the licences of five others in Multan region over violating the rules and regulations. The meeting chaired by Justice Farrukh Mehmood heard 24 complaints and announced written verdict. It issued a show-cause notice to a TV channel, […]