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Pemra, cable operators agree to digitalise network

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority and Pakistan Cable Operators Association have reached an agreement for digitalizing cable network in major cities of the country by September 30 this year. Addressing a joint press conference along with office-bearers of Cable operators association including its Chairman Khalid Arain and Central President Malik Furqan Ghiyas here, Pemra […]

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Pemra KP council bans ads by quacks, hakeems

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ISLAMABAD: The Council of Complaints KP in a meeting held at Pemra Regional Office Peshawar under the chairmanship of Shakil Chandar directed all cable operators of KP to immediately stop advertisement of quacks and hakeems on their CD channels. The council also directed the cable operators to provide surety bonds that they would not distribute […]

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2 cable operators shot dead in Gujranwala

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GUJRANWALA: Armed men gunned down two cable operators upon refusal to pay extortion money here in the wee hours of Wednesday. SHO Aamir Shaheen said that armed men of extortionist gang stormed office of cable operators located in Noorakot locality of Gakhar Mandi, district Gujranwala after they refused to pay extortion money. The culprits ransacked […]

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Pemra to launch complaint against Mian Channu SHO

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MULTAN: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has decided to move a complain against Mian Channu SHO for registering fake case against its official, instead of taking action against the corrupt during a crackdown on illegal cable operators. According to PEMRA release issued here, Malik Zahid Hassan, field inspector, sought police assistance from SHO City […]

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Cable operators reject service tax

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KARACHI: The cable operators association has opposed the imposition of a fresh ‘service tax’ by the Sindh government and called upon the authorities to declare their business tax-free for 10 years. “We make this demand so that we can offer cheap and quality service to our customers,” Khalid Arain, chairman of the Cable Operators Association […]

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Punjab Police refuse to cooperate with Pemra

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ISLAMABAD: Punjab Police have once again refused to obey the law and refused to assist Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) to take action again an illegally operating powerful cable operator who is not only a defaulter of tens of millions but is also depriving citizens from their basic right. Regal Star Cable Network, an […]

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