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Petitioner moves Lahore High Court (LHC) against PEMRA over broadcast of Nawaz Sharif’s speech

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A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) Friday seeking orders against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to implement a ban on the electronic media coverage of former Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. In the petitioner by Munir Ahmed the federal government, PEMRA and others […]


ARY News ‘back on air’ after Islamabad High Court (IHC) order

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court ordered the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday to immediately restore the transmission of ARY News at the position it was on Aug 7 or face consequences for defying the order. Chief Justice Athar Minallah ordered Information Secretary Shahera Shahid and Pemra Chairman Saleem Baig to appear before […]


Islamabad High Court (IHC) summons Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) officials in case against ban on TV channel

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ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday summoned officials of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) in a case against the ban on ARY. The IHC, in its order, said the employees of TV channel had approached the high court against the channels’ closure. It said the ban had affected the rights of […]


Salman Iqbal wonders why ARY is being sabotaged

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ISLAMABAD—as the ban on ARY News Television continued, its CEO Salman Iqbal said he was “sad today” and asked why the channel was being sabotaged. He took to twitter to express his feelings: “My family I have worked day and night for Pakistan. Always stood in front of the enemies of state. Fought hard, tried […]


Islamabad High Court (IHC) suspends Pemra’s order to ban live telecast of Imran’s speeches

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday suspended the Pakis­tan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority’s (Pemra) orders to ban the live telecast of PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s speeches. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, after taking up the matter on an application filed by the former prime minister today, observed that the watchdog had “exceeded its authority” […]


ARY news transmission: SHC issues contempt notice to PEMRA chairman

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday has issued a contempt of court notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman Saleem Baig on a petition over the non-implementation of the court’s order to restore ARY News transmission. In a major development in ARY News transmission suspension case, the SHC has issued a […]


PEMRA, PTV, Radio Pakistan asked to run special transmissions

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting on Thursday directed the Pemra, PTV, and Radio Pakistan for running special transmissions for the flood affectees and extending relief to them. The committee was chaired by Senator Faisal Javed, in which, he emphasised the role of the committee to help the flood victims. He said […]


Recorded speeches to be aired with delay mechanism

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Sunday clarified that it had imposed ban on live coverage of Imran Khan’s speeches on electronic media, but they could telecast recorded speeches with effective delay mechanism in line with PEMRA code of conduct 2015. Earlier, the PEMRA had issued the prohibition order on telecast of live […]


Pemra places ban on live speeches of Imran Khan

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Islamabad: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has banned live speeches of PTI Chairman and former Prime Minister Imran Khan, according to a private TV channel. According to a declaration issued by the authority, “the PTI chairman is levelling baseless allegations against the institutions so his live speeches are being banned under section 27 […]


Sindh High Court (SHC) rejects PEMRA’S plea against stay order on show-cause to ARY NEWS

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday rejected a plea from the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to annul a stay order on a show-cause notice issued by the authority to ARY NEWS, ARY NEWS reported. During the hearing before the Sindh High Court (SHC) regarding suspension of ARY NEWS transmission, the court […]


Interior ministry, PEMRA fail to present evidence against ARY news

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KARACHI: Interior Ministry and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) have failed to present evidence against ARY News before Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday. During a hearing on a petition for restoration of the channel’s transmission, the interior ministry and PEMRA failed to present evidence against ARY News before Sindh High Court. The government […]


Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU), education ministry launch four education TV channels

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Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) in collaboration with the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training, is launching four education TV channels to keep the students informed about educational activities in the remote and far-flung areas of the country. In this regard, a MoU was signed by Additional Secretary Federal Education Ministry, Waseem Ajmal […]


ARY NEWS TRANSMISSION: SHC DIRECTS PEMRA TO SUBMIT WRITTEN ASSURANCE

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KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday directed Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to submit written assurance with regard to resumption of transmission of ARY NEWS after the authority said that it has not suspended the transmission, ARY NEWS reported. During a hearing on a petition for restoration of ARY NEWS transmission, the […]


MoFEPT to run educational channels on PTCL’s smart TV app

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KARACHI: Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training (MoFEPT) and Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) signed an agreement for the provision of four educational OTT channels in order to deliver educational content to students across the country, at a ceremony on Friday. The channels will boost accessibility to quality educational content to foster learning and […]