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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) imposes ban on speeches, pressers of Azam Swati

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ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has banned the broadcast of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Azam Swati’s live speeches and press conferences. According to the PEMRA declaration, the press conference, media coverage, statement, or tickers of Azam Khan Swati will also be banned. The PEMRA has also restrained TV channels […]


Women University Multan (WUM) organizes awareness walk on World Television Day

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An awareness seminar and walk was organized on the occasion of World Television Day by Department Mass Communication, Women University Multan at Matital Campus of Women University Multan. Famous personalities of Television including Beauru Chief South today Jamshad rizwani, Malik Shahadat Bureau Chief of Geo News, Senior Reporter Umair Ali from Ab tak news, Sohaib […]


World Television Day marked

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World Television Day was marked across the globe including Pakistan on Monday through highlighting the importance of television as an important scientific invention which has impacted the decision making process in every sphere of life and raised awareness about significant issues globally. The day was marked by various organizations, especially educational institutions, through a number […]


Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) plans to set up TV channel for business promotion

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ISLAMABAD-  President Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari on Tuesday said that ICCI plans to establish its own radio station and TV channel to highlight the business and investment opportunities in Pakistan. He expressed these views while talking to Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority’s Director General Finance Shamim Gul Durrani, who visited ICCI […]


Suspension of broadcast licenses

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court declares that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman cannot be given the sole and unfettered powers to suspend broadcast licenses. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Ijazul Ahsan and comprising Justice Munib Akhtar and Justice Sayyed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi on Thursday heard the appeal against the Sindh High […]


PM revokes Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) ban on telecasting Imran’s speeches

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KARACHI/LAHORE/ISLAMABAD: The supporters and workers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) staged demonstrations in Karachi, Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and other cities on third day on Saturday to protest against attack on PTI Chairman Imran Khan. Meanwhile, the federal government directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to immediately revoke its ban on broadcasting PTI Chairman […]


Pakistan Electronic and Media Regulatory (Pemra) stops news channels from airing Asad Umar’s statement on Imran’s attack

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The Pakistan Electronic and Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has prohibited news channels from airing PTI leader Asad Umar’s video wherein he has named “three suspects” former premier Imran Khan believed were behind the attack on PTI’s convoy in Wazirabad Thursday. In a notification, the watchdog said: “Broadcasting of such content is likely to create hatred […]


Efforts afoot to make advertisement policy more transparent: Marriyum

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Monday informed the National Assembly’s committee that efforts were afoot to make the advertisement policy more transparent. “The ministry has worked out amendments to make the advertisement policy more transparent,” she said during the NA Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting’s meeting, chaired by Javeria Zafar […]


Pemra warns against airing anti-institutions content

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ISLAMABAD: To prevent the possibility of anti-state commentary from going on-air during the live coverage of PTI’s long march, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued guidelines for television channels. The Pemra, in its notification, has directed channels to implement the delay mechanism while airing speeches of PTI’s leaders, as they address the […]


Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) bans live coverage of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) long march

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The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has prohibited all news media channels from live coverage of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) long march, ARY News reported. Any channel that violates the PEMRA directions would face legal action, the PEMRA notice said. According to detiasl, PEMRA has directed all channels to not broadcast live speeches of any […]


ISI chief appears in media, responded to allegations and criticism

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ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) head made an unexpected appearance in the media for the first time in national history. He held a joint press conference in Rawalpindi with the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) spokesperson, Lt. Gen. Babar Iftikhar. Director General ISI, Lt. Gen. Nadeem Anjum (pictured), responded to allegations and criticism of his agency over […]


ARY News proven to have breached UK broadcasting rules for 14th time

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The UK television media regulator, Ofcom, has ruled in favour of The News journalist, Fakhar Durrani, over a legal complaint made by him over false allegations made on ARY News’ UK broadcaster New Vision Television (NVTV) after the Fact Focus website published Papa John’s and Bajco group story linked with Lt Gen (retired) Asim Saleem […]


Supreme Court (SC) dismisses Axact channel’s plea against fine for vilifying Jang Group

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of Axact’s Bol TV channel against the imposition of fines by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) — a decision earlier upheld by the Islamabad High Court — for airing content having the effect of encouraging violence, terrorism, racial, religious or ethnic discrimination, sectarianism, extremism, militancy […]


Police restrained from taking action against secretary, PTV officials

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday restrained authorities from acting against Information Secretary Shaheera Shahid, acting PTV managing director Sohail Ali Khan and director news Rashid Baig Mirza. They were seeking court’s protection against FIRs registered against them in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah took up the petitions. […]


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