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Pemra bans channel’s show for five days

ISLAMABAD: Pemra on Thursday prohibited the morning show titled Geo Pakistan from broadcasting or rebroadcasting fresh, old or repeat on Geo News for a period of five days from April 03 to April 07 for airing objectionable/indecent content. According to a Pemra statement, a fine of Rs1 million has also...

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‘PTA be allowed to block all objectionable websites’

By Sehrish Wasif ISLAMABAD: The ministry of religious affairs asked security agencies concerned on Thursday to allow Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to block all websites containing blasphemous, anti-state and/or objectionable content as soon as possible. The request was forwarded during an inter-ministerial meeting here. An official, who attended the meeting, said...

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Pemra bars channel from commenting on SJC issue

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued a directive to ‘Neo TV’ for analysing and commenting on a reference pending before the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC). The authority contended this was a violation of the Supreme Judicial Council’s orders dated November 21, 2015. These orders, it emphasised,...

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Punjab University restricts media coverage after clash

By Ammar Sheikh LAHORE: Instead of providing security at the Punjab University, the administration has restricted media coverage to stop outsiders from learning of any untoward incidents or developments on campus. In a meeting between deans at the Punjab University on March 24, Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Zafar Mueen Nasir instructed...

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Channel anchor’s talk declared hate speech

By Mumtaz Alvi ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) Monday announced its decision with regard to Dr Amir Liaquat’s programme on Bol TV asking for airing apology by both the channel and the anchor before March 31, 2017. The decision was announced by the Pemra’s 127th meeting on the...