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Daily Archives: October 30, 2019

PM chides ministers over Pemra row after Firdous grouse

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday reprimanded some federal ministers and senior leaders of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for their statements against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) recent move to bar television anchors from appearing as “experts” in their own and other channels. Presiding over a meeting of the federal cabinet, the prime […]


IHC issues contempt notice to Pemra chairman

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday issued a contempt of court notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regu­latory Authority (Pemra) chairman Saleem Baig for using the court’s name to issue strict guidelines to media houses and anchorpersons. Pemra recently issued a notice to private TV channels, restricting appearance of anchorpersons on different television channels as analysts. […]


Notification to ban anchorpersons: IHC issues notice to Pemra chairman

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday issued notice to the Pemra chairman for using the court’s name without prior or context as means of persuasion to enforce strict guidelines on anchors and media houses. During the hearing of contempt of court case against media channels which transgressed the legal boundaries and discussed sub-judice […]


Art of freedom

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The issue of freedom for artists to express their thoughts and emotions without restraint through their work on canvas or in other forms has come up before in our country. This was especially true during the Zia era when the exhibition of figurative art was banned. Art in every form is an intrinsic part of […]


Media under PTI government

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Has Prime Minister Imran Khan taken a U-turn on his promise on freedom of the press, if not he must revisit his government’s media policy and look into how his media team has mishandled the situation time and again in the last 13 months. At times, it resulted in embarrassment for him and his image […]