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Chairman PEMRA calls on CM Balochistan

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QUETTA: Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Mohammad Saleem on Friday called on Chief Minister (CM) Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan at CM Secretariat. Matters pertaining to electronic media and establishing of FM Radio in Balochsitan were discussed. CM Balochistan, on the occasion, told the Chairman PEMRA that steps and uplift schemes underway for the […]


PFUJ criticises closure of Balochi television channel

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) have condemned the closure of Balochi language television channel WASH as it has left hundreds of workers and journalists jobless. In a statement on Wednesday, PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi criticised the move as it was the only privately owned TV channel that aired […]


Court seeks arguments on plea seeking case against Faisal Vawda

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LAHORE: An additional district and sessions court on Saturday summoned the counsel of both parties for final arguments on a petition seeking registration of a criminal case against Federal Minister Faisal Vawda over charges of insulting national institutions by showing a boot in a TV talk show. The court has sought arguments after the police […]


Rs73.5 bn liabilities of state-run TV

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ISLAMABAD: Total liabilities of state-run Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) Limited have increased to Rs73.5 billion. The state-run TV launched its six projects that incurred losses of up to Rs39 billion. In addition, the national TV is also facing liabilities of Rs15.2 billion in the head of pension fund, Rs19.3 billion in various heads that include […]


Govt servants banned to appear in media sans permission

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ISLAMABAD – The federal government has banned appearance of government servants in electronic, print and social media without permission. The Establishment Division wrote a letter to all federal secretaries, additional secretaries (incharge) and chief secretaries to ban the appearance of government servants in electronic, print and social media without permission. The letter says, “Various instances […]


Chairman PEMRA Calls For Rigorous Drive Against Obscenity, Vulgarity, Illegal Indian Content

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ISLAMABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 23rd Jul, 2020 ) :Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Muhammad Saleem Baig on Thursday directed all officers and field staff to exhibit zero tolerance not only for Indian channels and content but also against vulgar and indecent material being relayed through any channel. This […]


Licence Of Cable Operators Violating Laws To Be Canceled: PEMRA Chairman

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Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Muhammd Saleem Baig Thursday visited the regional office here FAISALABAD, (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 23rd Jul, 2020 ) :Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Muhammd Saleem Baig Thursday visited the regional office here. Chairing a meeting , he said that licence of cable […]


Pakistan’s Supreme Court takes notice of ‘objectionable content’ on YouTube, other social media platforms

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took notice of ‘objectionable content’ on YouTube and other social media platform and issued notices to the Foreign Ministry and the Attorney General of Pakistan. The apex court was hearing a case against suspect Shaukat Ali pertaining to a sectarian crime when the topic came under discussion. The court […]


Pemra initiates action against cable operators showing Indian content

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ISLAMABAD: The field staff of Pemra is taking action on dissemination of Indian content on TV by cable operators. This drive is in continuation of Pemra chairman’s orders. Pemra regional offices, including Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi Sukkur, Hyderabad, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa South and North Quetta and Gilgit-Baltistan under the supervision of regional general managers have […]


Increase in fee to put PTV on path of development

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ISLAMABAD – The steps being taken by Prime Minister Imran Khan for development and stability of national institutions will have positive results in the form of national development. With the approval of the increase in PTV licence fee by efforts of Federal Information Minister Senator Shibli Faraz, Chairman PTV Arshad Khan and Managing Director Amir […]


Zero tolerance for Indian content on TV channels: Pemra chairman

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PESHAWAR: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig on Saturday said that zero tolerance policy was adopted against showing Indian content and TV channels. He said this while chairing a meeting of Pemra here at the regional office. The chairman said those violating Pemra rules and regulations would be prosecuted as par […]


Distressed media

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TV ANCHORS must be trained to remain calm, objective and adept at navigating and defusing tense on-air situations. But in a recent evening talk show, one anchor reacted violently to his panellist. Viewers pointed out the undeniably political and gendered dimensions of his inflammatory outburst. But few saw the behaviour as pathological — irrational agitation […]


Governor Imran Ismail calls for speeding up shifting of TV cables from poles

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Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has stressed the need for speeding up the process of shifting Internet service and TV cables from the poles of K-Electric (KE) and other utility services in the city and laying them underground. He made this point while talking to a delegation of the Cable Operators Association led by its Chairman […]


Cable operators agree not to suspend internet, TV transmissions

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KARACHI: The cable operators have agreed not to suspend the internet and TV transmissions anymore following resolution of their dispute with the K-Electric (KE) in a meeting with the Commissioner Karachi on Wednesday. The suspension of the internet and TV services had become a nagging problem for Karachiites for the past few days as the […]