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Back to the movies

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As if the deprived citizens of this country did not have enough on their plate, we have to worry about rogue television anchormen/women with axes to grind. Recently, Mubashir Lucman, the anchorman of a private news channel, submitted a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) contending that the screening and import of Indian movies […]

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Turkish TV soaps

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THESE days there is much hue and cry against the airing of Turkish dramas on a private TV channel. Actors from across the country to people in parliament were seen and heard speaking against the foreign content. All were advocating that there must be a code of conduct imposed by Pemra against airing foreign content […]

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Stay against airing of foreign TV productions

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Tuesday stayed exhibition of foreign films, dramas, television shows etc., on Pakistani channels and sought detailed replies from the federal government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra). Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan passed this interim order on a petition moved by television anchor Mubashar Lucman. As the proceedings […]

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Pemra imposes Rs10m fine on 10 TV channels

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed Rs10 million fine on 10 entertainment television channels this year for violating code of conduct by airing excessive foreign contents, reveals a document of Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage. According to the document, the local channels were airing excessive Indian contents from the prescribed […]

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Pemra imposes Rs10m fine on 10 channels

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed a fine of Rs10 million on 10 entertainment channels of the country for airing Indian and obscene content for more than 10 percent of the airtime. Show cause notices have also been issued to these Pakistani entertainment TV channels. According to sources, Pemra, founded to […]

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Express’ entertainment launches two new shows

After getting rave reviews for the Urdu dubbing of Turkish soap Manahil aur Khalil, Express’ entertainment channel has two new foreign shows that promise to leave viewers glued to their TV screens. This time around, the channel will be launching two foreign contents — one of them is a Turkish mega hit serial Asi, while […]

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