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Action taken against cable TV operators

DERA ISMAIL KHAN- The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has taken action against two Cable TV operators for violating the code of conduct and transmission of banned channels. A two-member PEMRA team, comprising incharge enforcement and In-charge Operations of Cable TV, inspected, monitored and checked the transmission of cable TV networks in different localities […]

Pemra warns cable operators

ISLAMABAD, Ag 29! Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed cable TV operators to immediately stop showing banned channels, vulgar films, pornographic materials and violence related programmes. According to Pemra officials, the operators have been warned earlier to take due care of the social, religious, cultural and traditional values of the Pakistani society. Although […]

Radio awards ceremony held

LAHORE-The commercial awards ceremony of Radio Pakistan Lahore Station was held at Alhamra on Thursday night. The awards were given in sales and commercial categories. The Categories included life time achievement awards as well as the better commercial voice, commercial traffic department and the leading commercial voice of the year. The life-time achievement awards were […]

4 educational channels to be launched by year’s end

ISLAMABAD (Agencies) Government of Pakistan has decided to launch four new educational TV channels by end of this year. The said channels would be helpful in imparting quality education relating to IT and other fields. It is learnt that the said channels would be linked with public sector universities and later all of these channels […]

600,000 new Telephones by, December

LAHORE (PPI) – Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) would be installing 600,000 new telephone connections at a cost of Rs 19 billion by December this year, said PTCL Chairman, Akhtar Ahmad Bajwa. “Before we lose our monopoly, by December 2002, we would have to give 600,000 new connections at a cost of Rs 18 to […]

Hard work of employees improved PTV image: Nisar

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information and Media Development Nisar A Memon has said owing to hard work of the Pakistan Television (PTV) staff since March this year, the image of the organization has improved. Addressing the employees of PTV Karachi Centre at its premises on Saturday, the minister said after March there appeared a trend […]

SBP works on data warehousing project

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), is working on a data warehousing project which would provide required data on demand This was stated by Sultana Mehmood, head of the ebusiness section of the SBP at a talk show, organized by MARKiT under the Information Technology Commerce Network (ITCN) Asia-2002 held at Expo Centre here […]

Indus launches 24 hours news channel

KARACHI-Indus Entertainment has started a new channel -‘Indus News’ on Friday. It is Pakistan’s first Independent round the clock news channel. The man behind Indus Entertainment Ghazanfar Ali is the pioneer of private productions and Indus Vision, the first independent satellite TV channel from Pakistan. The idea of an independent News channel was in the […]

PTCL introduces range of new value-added services, says chairman

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Co Ltd (PTCL) has taken a number of measures to facilitate its customers, promotion of telecommunications and information technology and cellular industry in the country. The PTCL has also taken major policy initiatives, in line with the global trends for meeting the emerging demand, to change the direction of business by upgrading […]

Media urged to highlight rights abuses

KARACHI: Appreciating the role of the print media in creating awareness about human rights in the country, speakers at an Arts Council seminar on Friday criticized successive governments in Pakistan for keeping the electronic media under strict control. The seminar, titled “Human rights and the role of the media”, was organized by the press and […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Company plans cut in Internet bandwidth rates

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd is actively considering to introduce new technology, which may further reduce the bandwidth rates in order to popularise Information Technology in Pakistan. This was disclosed by Nooruddin Baqai, Member Business Development, PTCL. The Internet Service Providers would benefit from this new product, he added. He said that as per directive […]

PEMRA unable to issue TV licences before Dec

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) will not be able to issue even a single licence for private television channel due to non-completion of procedural formalities before the next civilian government is in place, it is reliably learnt. The PEMRA will require at least four months to complete the formalities, procedural and others, […]

Election Commission issues code of conduct for electronic media

ISLAMABAD : The Election Commission on Thursday issued code of conduct for electronic media and directed the Pakistan Television Corporation and Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation to observe it in letter and spirit. A meeting of the Election Commission was held here. Former Chief Justice Irshad Hassan Khan, Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan presided over the meeting. […]

Pakistan Telecommunication Company earns Rs 19 billion net profit during 2001-02

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has earned a net profit of over Rs 19 billion during fiscal year 2001-02 as against Rs 18 billion profit last yearn In an interview with APP here Wednesday, Chairman PTCL, Akhtar A. Bajwa said the total gross revenue of PTCL is about Rs 67 billion with the pre-tax […]