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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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Senate panel asks govt to impose media code by 15th

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ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary committee on Monday asked the government to implement a code of conduct for the media before the July 15 and submit a compliance report at the next meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting. Senator Kamil Ali Agha chaired Monday’s meeting while Additional Secretary Information Chaudhry Azam told the […]

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SHC fines seven channels for showing excessive ads, wasting court’s time

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KARACHI: A two-judge bench of the Sindh High Court, headed by Justice Aqeel Ahmed Abbasi, while imposing fine of Rs50,000 on Pakistan Broadcasting Association, ARY and other private television channels on a petition filed against a judgment of Pemra, has dismissed the petition. Earlier, the Pakistan Broadcasting Association and others had pleaded in the petition […]

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PEMRA, Punjab police crossed all limits, said PBA

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The Pakistan Broadcasting Association (PBA) on Monday denounced the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Punjab police for ‘crossing all legal boundaries’ in their support for Geo TV. According to Express News, the PBA, in a statement, demanded that Pemra stop its officers from carrying out illegal actions. The PBA said the Punjab […]

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Draft Right to Information Bill – Minister seeks APNS, PBA recommendations

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has invited Pakistan Broadcasting Association (PBA) and All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) to forward their recommendations on draft Right to Information Bill and assured that these will be brought up during discussion in the Senate. The minister said this in a letter written to PBA Chairman […]

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Draft Right to Information Bill: Minister seeks APNS, PBA recommendations

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has invited Pakistan Broadcasting Association (PBA) and All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) to forward their recommendations on draft Right to Information Bill and assured that these will be brought up during discussion in the Senate. The minister said this in a letter written to PBA Chairman […]

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