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Ban on live coverage impedes citizens’ right to information: PBA

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KARACHI: On Monday, the KP Home Department issued a letter on the request of the KP Apex Committee, asking the federal government to ban all live coverage of terrorist incidents.The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) says it realises the nation is going through a very challenging time and the entire country has to come together including […]

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KP seeks ban on live coverage of terrorism incidents

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ISLAMABAD: KP government has asked the federal government and Pemra to ban live coverage of terrorism incidents. Home and Tribal Affairs Department of KPK government’ letter No. PA/AS(Dev: & Fin) /HD/2015 dated January 23, 2016 written to federal secretary information and chairman PEMRA with the subject” APEX COMMITTEE MEETING – BAN ON LIVE COVERAGE OF […]

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PTV rejects opposition’s charge of partisanship

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ISLAMABAD: State-run Pakistan Television on Monday denied that it favours government MPs in its coverage of parliament and that it breached the privilege of the Senate by broadcasting live the speech Defence Minister Khawaja Asif made in the upper house on December 31. “On December 31, the question hour was going on and PTV was […]

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