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PEMRA Renews Licenses Of 12 Non-commercial Radio Stations

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ISLAMABAD: In its 163rd Authority meeting, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday renewed licenses of 12 non-commercial FM radio stations. The renewed licenses belonged to educational institutions including Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro, Allama Iqbal University Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, University of Karachi, National University of Modern Languages […]


Who is empowered to send notices to private radio channels?

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PESHAWAR: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan said while addressing a press conference in Bajaur on Tuesday that objection has been raised on Radio Shumal because it runs local news and whenever its reporters visit the field, people start criticising government performance and also raise questions about alleged irregularities in […]


Illegal FM stations shut in Bajaur

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BAJAUR: The local authorities on Wednesday closed down four private FM radio stations in Bajaur tribal district for functioning illegally. According to a notification issued by deputy commissioner Mohammad Fayyaz Khan, the district administration took the action after observing that the FM radio stations were not only functioning illegally but also broadcasting biased content. It […]


Radio Live Shows project for newly merged districts launched

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PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here Saturday said that access to information is key to bringing about socio-economic development and transparency in the governance system. They spoke at the launching ceremony of the Radio Live Shows project in the newly merged tribal districts. Addressing the event, Secretary Local Governments and Rural Development Shakeel Ahmad Mian […]


We’re becoming stories when booked under black laws: Zahra

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An award-winning Kashmir-based photojournalist, Masarrat Zahra, who was last month booked under draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for her social media posts, has said that the Kashmiri journalists are also becoming stories, when they are beaten by Indian troops and booked under draconian laws like UAPA. On Thursday, Zahra was named the winner of the […]


Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19

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ISLAMABAD: Two Radio Pakistan staffers died from Covid-19 on Thursday. The deceased include a senior broadcast engineer and an Urdu newscaster. They were both associated with Radio Pakistan for 20 years. According to an official statement issued by the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Senior Broadcast Engineer Mohammad Ashfaq, 48, was a regular Radio Pakistan employee […]


Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBA

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KARACHI: In a strong statement issued on Saturday, the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for what it called attempting to destroy the radio broadcasting industry in the country with its `highhanded tactics’. “Pemra in a move to fill its coffers with irrational levies has started collecting from […]


FM 91.1 radio station set up in Bajaur

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KHAR: The first Khyber Pakhtunkhwa FM 91.1 radio station set up in Bajaur district on Tuesday started its test transmission programmes. Established by the Information and Public Relations Department in a short span of time despite the prevailing coronavirus pandemic at Khar, the district headquarters of Bajaur, the radio would now disseminate information on important […]


“Radio is a powerful medium for crisis communication during COVID-19”

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Interview with Zohare Ali Shariff, CEO APR: As the world experiences one of the most debilitating and unprecedented health and economic crises of recent times, corporations have a tough task on their hands-how to continue to reach out to their customers and target audiences while keeping business afloat. BR Research sat down with Zohare Ali […]


Educational radio programme launched in Gilgit & Skardu

On the footprints of Tele School Channel, Alight Pakistan and National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) in collaboration with the Education Department of Gilgit-Baltistan have launched an online distance learning educational program on Radio Pakistan and FM channels for children in Gilgit-Baltistan districts. Named as “Muallim,” the radio program would be aired on FM-93 Radio […]


Radios installed at Panah Gahs to promote personal hygiene

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ISLAMABAD: The management of shelter homes has installed large radios at Islamabad-based facilities to promote personal hygiene among its dwellers through provision of content about precautionary measures against coronavirus (Covid-19). Talking to this agency at the G-9 shelter home, Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Shelter Homes Naseemur Rehman said: “The government in collaboration with the […]


Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radio

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ISLAMABAD: The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, under its vision of introducing modern trends and technology in different sectors, has planned to fully digitize the state-owned radio bringing about a revolution in the field of broadcasting in the country, and to capture the audience at home and abroad including South Asia and Central Asia […]


Radio’s grim prospects

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How is radio different from other mediums in Pakistan? Until the last millennium, radio was a major medium of information and news for the semi-literate population. Television, being an expensive technology dependent on then-scarce resource of electricity, was not available to everyone. Newspapers were considered mainly for the urban, literate segments. Radio as an economical […]


پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن نے میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت کے فیلوشپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔

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درخواست جمع کرانے کی آخری تاریخ جمعہ،27فروری،2020 پاکستان پریس فاوٗنڈیشن (پی پی ایف)نے پاکستان میں میڈیا کی آزادی اور حفاظت   کے فیلو شپ پروگرام کے لیے درخواستیں وصول کرنے کا اعلان کردیا۔ اس فیلو شپ پروگرام کا مقصد آزادی اظہار رائے کو فروغ دینا اور میڈیا کارکنان کو مدد فراہم کرناہے تاکہ وہ میڈیا کی […]