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Pemra pleads for granting status of industry to cable TV sector

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD – The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority yesterday asked the federal government to grant status of industry to cable TV sector and allow Tax Holiday to facilitate the cable operators in meeting digitalisation deadline of September 30. The PEMRA stated in statement, while pleading the much-awaited demand of cable TV operators on both issues. […]

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Pemra destroys 200 illegal Indian DTH decoders

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to curb the menace of illegal Indian DTH proliferating Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Regional Office Karachi held ceremony to destroy more than 200 illegal Indian Direct to Home (DTH) decoders confiscated by the regional office. The decoders were confiscated during the crackdowns against Cable TV operators of Karachi, Hyderabad […]

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Unauthorised cable TV channels shut down in Azad Kashmir

Pakistan Press Foundation

MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) administration stopped on Saturday transmissions of unauthorised cable television channels in the light of a decision made by a high-level official committee in connection with implementation of the National Action Plan on counter-terrorism. In a letter to the commissioner of Muzaffarabad division on Friday, the home department had […]

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Radio Pakistan: then and now

Pakistan Press Foundation

Village life used to be very simple and sweet. Farmers would share their views with one another in a hujra or some other common place after toiling all day in the fields. The only window open to them to learn what was going on in the world outside happened to be the noble and honest […]

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Rise to your responsibility

Pakistan Press Foundation

When we look at what is wrong in Pakistan today, we see multiple manifestations of failure – symptoms of a failing or failed state: insurgency and military conflict, unchecked terrorist attacks, killings and abductions of civilians, unemployment, hopelessness, desperation, suicides, and a shocking absence of the writ of government. The list is longer still. But […]

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