PEMRA Cancels FM Radio Licence on Failure to Produce Necessary Documents

PEMRA Cancels FM Radio Licence on Failure to Produce Necessary DocumentsISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Wednesday unanimously cancelled the bid of Messers Airwaves Media (Pvt) Ltd for grant of FM radio licence for Thatta due to their failure in producing necessary documents. The 165th meeting of Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chaired by PEMRA Chairman Muhammad Saleem Baig unanimously approved request […]

Radio broadcast for farmers

Radio broadcast for farmersKARACHI: The Sindh government has started radio broadcast in three major cities for the awareness of farmers of the province. Adviser to Sindh Chief Minister on Agriculture Manzoor Hussain Wassan told Dawn on Friday that radio broadcasting had been started in Hyderabad, Larkana and Khairpur. One hour of broadcasting would be regarding awareness on weather […]

Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) launches radio stations in Multan, Rawalpindi

Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) launches radio stations in Multan, RawalpindiLAHORE: The Punjab Institute of Language, Art and Culture (Pilac) has launched Punjab Rung Radio FM radio stations at Multan and Rawalpindi. Pilac Director General Dr Sughra Sadaf told Dawn both new radio stations had started their test transmissions at the 99.4MHz. “Pilac has also been running the Punjab Rung Radio at Lahore for the […]

PEMRA Renews Licenses Of 12 Non-commercial Radio Stations

PEMRA Renews Licenses Of 12 Non-commercial Radio StationsISLAMABAD: In its 163rd Authority meeting, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday renewed licenses of 12 non-commercial FM radio stations. The renewed licenses belonged to educational institutions including Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro, Allama Iqbal University Islamabad, Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi, University of Karachi, National University of Modern Languages […]

Who is empowered to send notices to private radio channels?

Who is empowered to send notices to private radio channels?PESHAWAR: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former lawmaker Akhunzada Chattan said while addressing a press conference in Bajaur on Tuesday that objection has been raised on Radio Shumal because it runs local news and whenever its reporters visit the field, people start criticising government performance and also raise questions about alleged irregularities in […]

Illegal FM stations shut in Bajaur

Illegal FM stations shut in BajaurBAJAUR: The local authorities on Wednesday closed down four private FM radio stations in Bajaur tribal district for functioning illegally. According to a notification issued by deputy commissioner Mohammad Fayyaz Khan, the district administration took the action after observing that the FM radio stations were not only functioning illegally but also broadcasting biased content. It […]