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TV channels cautioned over crime re-enactment shows

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has expressed concern over what it says is a rising trend of broadcasting objectionable content in crime re-enactment shows. Pemra issued an advice to TV channels on Wednesday on the basis of recommendations of its Councils of Complaints (COC) which held a joint meeting on Monday. Pemra […]

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Police asked to consider cancelling case against Geo TV

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KARACHI: A prosecutor of an anti-terrorism court has suggested to police to examine the possibility of cancellation of a case lodged against Geo TV after it broadcast a programme whose contents were deemed sacrilegious. An FIR was lodged on the complaint of a lawyer in May against the management of Geo TV, Shaista Lodhi, the […]

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IT Ministry clarifies news report regarding Twitter

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology has clarified a news item published in print media on June 19, under the caption “Twitter restores access to blasphemous content”, saying that the news item does not portray the actual picture of the state of affairs. According to the spokesman of the Ministry, all social media websites like […]

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Objectionable content: Countrywide protests against Geo continue

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KARACHI: Several segments of society continued their protests across the country on Sunday against Geo/Jang Group for allegedly airing objectionable content in its morning show Utho Jago Pakistan. In Karachi, activists of the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) and Anjumane Naujawan-e-Islam (ANI) staged a demonstration outside the Jang Group office on II Chundrigar Road. Addressing the […]

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