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IHC bans ‘Neelam Ghar’, lottery programmes in Ramazan

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Wednesday directed to ban all programs containing lottery and gambling during the holy month of Ramazan. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued these directions while disposing of a petition against the violation of code of conduct in morning shows and Ramazan transmission by some […]


Art, filmmaking discussed at Quetta Literary Festival

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QUETTA: A panel discussion, fine art exhibition, book fair and other programmes were held on the second day of the Quetta Literary Festival (QLF) on Tuesday. The festival was organised by the Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management Sciences. “Filmmakers, intellectuals, writers, artists and a large number of citizens have participated in the […]


Solution to Balochistan problems lies in free & fair polls, SC told

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ISLAMABAD – Former chief minister of Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch on Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that the solution to the problems of the province is impartial, independent and transparent elections. Baloch, who was summoned along with another former CM Sanaullah Zehri, told this to Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar during the hearing of a […]


‘Raazi’ banned from releasing in Pakistan

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The Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal-starrer Raazi will not be releasing in Pakistan. Due to its controversial content, no distributor has agreed to purchase the film. While the Meghan Gulzar-helmed project is slated to release in India on May 11, this news comes as a major disappointment for Bollywood fans on our side of the […]


TV Hosts Failing to Maintain Ramazan Holiness Will Risk Lifetime Ban

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On Wednesday Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) said that the anchors engaged in pranks or acts not profiting the sacredness of the Holy month—Ramazan risks a lifetime ban. Justice Siddiqui made these remarks during the hearing session of a code-of-conduct petition for morning shows and Ramazan transmissions. The judge said […]


IHC imposes ban on airing controversial TV programmes during Ramazan

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday imposed ban on airing of controversial TV programmes during the holy month of Ramazan and directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to ensure implementation of its Ramazan transmission guidelines. The court directed the committee comprising secretaries information and interior, and PEMRA chairman to submit the implementation report […]


PEMRA takes notice of Orya Maqbool Jan’s ‘derogatory remarks against Meesha Shafi

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has taken notice of Orya Maqbool Jan’s show on Neo TV, where he passed “derogatory remarks against Meesha Shafi.” The notice that was shared on PEMRA’s social media accounts reads: “It has been observed that “Neo TV” on 25.04.2018 aired programme titled ‘Harf-e-Raz’ from 11:03 to 11:56. […]