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Daily Archives: May 11, 2018

PEMRA takes notice of anti-army, anti-judiciary commentators

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SLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has ‘taken notice’ of anti-military and anti-judiciary comments made by guests on two different private television channels. PEMRA sent letters of ‘advice’ to Aab Taak news and Bol News for airing anti-military and anti-judiciary comments. Aab Taak news found itself in trouble over the programme “Tonight with […]

Supreme Court Overturns DTH Decision Against PEMRA

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The Supreme Court has overturned Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on DTH auction. Back in 2016, LHC issued a verdict stating that PEMRA violated several rules when it auctioned Direct-to-Home (DTH). A DTH box allows customers to view channels aired within the country without any cable connection. […]

Ramazan transmissions: Only PhD scholars to discuss religious issues, says IHC

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday declared that not actors, cricketers or models but PhD scholars should talk about religion on TV channels. Hearing a petition, Justice Siddiqui, heading a single member bench, remarked that to analyse a cricket match TV channels engage foreign experts but on the sensitive issue of religion they […]

Zainab rape case being turned into telefilm; father to sue TV channel

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KASUR: The rape and murder case of six-year-old Zainab caused an outrage across the nation in January this year. Following the incident, a local TV channel announced that a telefilm is in making on the same incident. Amin Ansari, the father of the deceased has announced to file a case against the TV channel, a […]