Govt delays leasing out Radio Pakistan premises by one-month

Govt delays leasing out Radio Pakistan premises by one-monthISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led government has given one month’s time to the management of Radio Pakistan to table a plan to bring out the state-run broadcaster from the financial crisis it is currently facing. The federal government had given directives t lease out Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation headquarters building in the federal capital. However, the one […]

PBA condemns attack on TV channel

PBA condemns attack on TV channelPakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) strongly condemns the attack on DIN News Office in Lahore by unknown people. PBA termed this act an attempt to curb freedom of expression and to discourage media from performing its constitutional responsibilities. PBA expresses complete solidarity with its member channel DIN News against this act of violence and demands from […]

28 media persons injured in police attack during rioting in Pakistan; PTV stormed in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: At least 28 journalists, cameramen and media workers were injured in attack by Punjab police n Islamabad on August 31. The police attack came during clashes between personnel of law enforcement agencies and activists of two political parties, Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) The media persons came under attack while they …

PBA criticises Pemra’s action

Pakistan Broadcasters Association

KARACHI: Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) on Monday passed a unanimous resolution, condemning the ‘unlawful action’ of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) in suspending the licence of ARY News.In a press statement issued, the PBA also deplored a heavy fine handed down to ARY. The PBA also demanded immediate restoration of ARY News and withdrawal …