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PPP opposed to govt moves against free media: minister

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KARACHI: Media persons covering the proceedings of the Sindh Assembly’s ongoing budget session staged a walkout in protest from the press gallery of the Sindh Assembly on Monday against the suspension of licence of the ARY News and illegal curbs on other news channels in the country. Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon rushed to […]

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Pemra sets up 24-hour public complaint centre

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ISLAMABAD: In order to facilitate public complaints against any aspect of broadcast media or cable TV operators, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has set up a 24-hour Complaint Call Centre (0800-73672). The toll free number is active round the clock. Pemra has urged the public to immediately inform Pemra through this call centre, if […]

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Digital Technology – The future of Cable TV

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The cable TV was introduced in America almost half a century ago. At that time, there were only a few channels that were broadcast on Cable TV Network. With time, the Analog Technology improved and the number rose to around 80 to 90 channels. When the cable TV first came to Pakistan, the cable operators […]

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Govt starts collecting tax from media industry

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ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed tax on media industry under Finance Act 2013 and made Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) responsible for collection of this tax. It is expected that the government would collect Rs350-400 million through this tax in year 2013-14. According to documents available with ‘The News’, advance tax would be collected […]

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