We’re becoming stories when booked under black laws: Zahra

We’re becoming stories when booked under black laws: ZahraAn award-winning Kashmir-based photojournalist, Masarrat Zahra, who was last month booked under draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for her social media posts, has said that the Kashmiri journalists are also becoming stories, when they are beaten by Indian troops and booked under draconian laws like UAPA. On Thursday, Zahra was named the winner of the […]

Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19

Two Radio Pakistan staffers die of Covid-19ISLAMABAD: Two Radio Pakistan staffers died from Covid-19 on Thursday. The deceased include a senior broadcast engineer and an Urdu newscaster. They were both associated with Radio Pakistan for 20 years. According to an official statement issued by the Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Senior Broadcast Engineer Mohammad Ashfaq, 48, was a regular Radio Pakistan employee […]

Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBA

Pemra destroying radio broadcasting industry: PBAKARACHI: In a strong statement issued on Saturday, the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) has condemned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for what it called attempting to destroy the radio broadcasting industry in the country with its `highhanded tactics’. “Pemra in a move to fill its coffers with irrational levies has started collecting from […]

FM 91.1 radio station set up in Bajaur

FM 91.1 radio station set up in BajaurKHAR: The first Khyber Pakhtunkhwa FM 91.1 radio station set up in Bajaur district on Tuesday started its test transmission programmes. Established by the Information and Public Relations Department in a short span of time despite the prevailing coronavirus pandemic at Khar, the district headquarters of Bajaur, the radio would now disseminate information on important […]

Educational radio programme launched in Gilgit & Skardu

On the footprints of Tele School Channel, Alight Pakistan and National Commission for Human Development (NCHD) in collaboration with the Education Department of Gilgit-Baltistan have launched an online distance learning educational program on Radio Pakistan and FM channels for children in Gilgit-Baltistan districts. Named as “Muallim,” the radio program would be aired on FM-93 Radio […]

Radios installed at Panah Gahs to promote personal hygiene

Radios installed at Panah Gahs to promote personal hygieneISLAMABAD: The management of shelter homes has installed large radios at Islamabad-based facilities to promote personal hygiene among its dwellers through provision of content about precautionary measures against coronavirus (Covid-19). Talking to this agency at the G-9 shelter home, Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Shelter Homes Naseemur Rehman said: “The government in collaboration with the […]

Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radio

Govt plans to fully digitise state-owned radioISLAMABAD: The government of Prime Minister Imran Khan, under its vision of introducing modern trends and technology in different sectors, has planned to fully digitize the state-owned radio bringing about a revolution in the field of broadcasting in the country, and to capture the audience at home and abroad including South Asia and Central Asia […]