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Pemra imposes 30-day ban on Neo TV’s programme

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has put a 30-day ban on the broadcast of Harf-i-Raaz, a programme of Orya Maqbool Jan on Neo TV, for violating the Pemra Ordinance, 2002 and several other rules. Neo TV was issued a show-cause notice on Dec 7 for violating several laws and directives of the […]

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Revival of radio

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Radio Pakistan is a symbol of our statehood and nationalism. We should never consider it a burden on the state coffers. Nor we should take it as a purely commercial organisation. It has helped to produce a plethora of artists, singers and musicians from all around our beloved homeland. It has in its repository many […]

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BBC Urdu brings new-look Sairbeen to Aaj News

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BBC Urdu has announced the re-launch of its TV programme, Sairbeen, on Aaj News channel and online on From Monday 31 March, the new-look Sairbeen will be broadcast live from London by Aaj News and streamed on at 19.30 PST (14.30 GMT) Monday to Friday, covering key global and regional issues. Sairbeen developed […]

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Judiciary’s criticism in TV talk shows angers Supreme Court

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has expressed its anger over some journalists for criticising judiciary in a TV programme. Hearing the plea of Information Ministry’s counsel who asked for initiation of contempt proceedings against TV anchor Hamid Mir, a three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja on Tuesday watched the recording […]

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BBC Urdu programme on private TV channel soon

KARACHI: BBC World Service is launching the first ever BBC Urdu TV programme, Sairbeen, which will be broadcast by a private TV channel in Pakistan. From Monday, 11 February, the BBC’s new TV programme in Urdu will air three times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 11 pm PST. Sairbeen draws on the […]

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Jummah Kareem, special transmission of Geo TV today

KARACHI: Friday is the best day of the week. It is the mother of all days and the most virtuous in the sight of Allah. In the sight of Allah it has more greatness than Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha. There is no day more virtuous than Friday. There is such an hour in this day that […]

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Launch of BBC Urdu’s Sairbeen programme from Feb 11th

KARACHI: BBC World Service has announced the upcoming launch of the first ever BBC Urdu TV programme, Sairbeen, which will be broadcast from Monday, 11 February on a private TV channel in Pakistan. The new BBC TV programme builds on the longstanding success of the flagship daily BBC Urdu radio programme brand, Sairbeen, which is […]

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