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Pemra empowers its chief to shut down any channel

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ISLAMABAD: Pemra has delegated powers to shut down any channels instantly upon violating the code of conduct for media to its chairman Absar Alam. Pemra has taken notice of exaggerated coverage of protests and stated that such attempts have created panic in society and can risk people’s life and limb. It said some channels are […]

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Sepa shuts six factories

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HYDERABAD: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa) shut down three factories in Hyderabad site on Wednesday as they had been working without waste water treatment plants and committing other violations of the Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014. An agency team led by its Hyderabad regional office head Muneer Ahmed Abbasi along with police took action […]

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Unauthorised cable TV channels shut down in Azad Kashmir

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MUZAFFARABAD: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) administration stopped on Saturday transmissions of unauthorised cable television channels in the light of a decision made by a high-level official committee in connection with implementation of the National Action Plan on counter-terrorism. In a letter to the commissioner of Muzaffarabad division on Friday, the home department had […]

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