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Educating through television and radio

By: Laeeq Khan Pakistan’s literacy rate hovers around 37 per cent. We are not sure how many of our people are actually educated in the real sense but what we are sure of is that education has lifted countries out of poverty and improved their overall quality of life. Educational initiatives lie at the heart […]

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Pakistan Broadcasters Association pledges collective resistance to pressure

KARACHI: The Pakistan Broadcasters Association adopted in its board meeting on Monday a ‘media protection policy’ that could lead to ‘collective boycott and collective legal action’ against ‘illegal’ shutdown of news channels for not following ‘advice of political parties and pressure groups’. “In the past channels have been shut down using force and coercion because […]

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Pakistani FM Radio Sector to Establish Platform to Promote Professionalism and Local Community Development Agenda

About 40 licensed independent FM radio stations in Pakistan have decided to establish a formal platform to represent the radio broadcast sector’s interests and to promote greater professionalism and an enhanced and prioritized focus on local communities to become the premier voice of the people across Pakistan. This was resolved at a National Radio Conference […]

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Pak-Japan Relations: Japan to invest in radio broadcast, child health

The ambassador says that the new radio system will contribute to stability of these areas. The Government of Japan will extend grant assistance for radio broadcasting and child health, worth ¥2.8 billion (Rs3.16 billion) to Pakistan. The Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Oe and the Economic Affairs Division Secretary Javed Iqbal signed the two projects on Friday, […]

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Supreme Court bars acting chairman PEMRA from working

By: Sohail Khan ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday barred the acting chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Dr Abdul Jabbar from holding office and asked the government to appoint a head of the authority on a permanent basis. A two-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Jawad S […]

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