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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ not anti-Pakistan, assures Kabir Khan


July 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is upset after "Ek Tha Tiger" promos were banned in Pakistan following allegations that it portrays the neighbouring country's intelligence agency in ... Read more...

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Pakistan police to launch FM radio


June 11th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan will soon launch a "Police FM" radio service to provide information about traffic jams, accidents, crimes and weather conditions besides broadcasting interviews and talk shows ... Read more...

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No licence to any Indian channel: Pakistani minister


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) No licence has been issued to any Indian or Indian content channels, a Pakistani minister has clarified.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan Monday informed ... Read more...

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PEMRA fines two TV channels for promoting terrorism, blood and gore


January 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.12 (ANI): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of one million rupees each on two private TV channels -- SAMAA and Waqt TV -- for projecting ... Read more...

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Pakistani TV channels fined for interviews of Taseer’s killer


January 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's media regulatory authority Tuesday imposed a penalty on two private television channels for airing interviews of the assassin of Salman Taseer, governor of Punjab province.Taseer was killed ... Read more...

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BBC Pakistan to challenge ban on its radio services


June 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.7 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has decided to challenge a ban imposed on its bulletins being aired on different radio channels across Pakistan.Terming the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory ... Read more...

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24 BBC partner stations go off air in Pakistan


April 30th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) As many as 24 FM partner stations of BBC in Pakistan have been ordered to cease broadcasting BBC Urdu service news bulletins. BBC World Service said 24 of its ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab assembly urges govt. to deny transit route to ‘enemy’ India


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.27 (ANI): Punjab provincial assembly members have urged the Gilani government, through a resolution, to refuse any transit trade facility to India through Pakistan until the resolution of the water dispute ... Read more...

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PML-Q calls for halting Indian TV broadcast in Pakistan


August 10th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) information secretary and senator Tariq Azeem has said transmission of all Indian channels being relayed in the country be stopped in line with ... Read more...

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Private TV channels in Pakistan set for strict monitoring


June 20th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party government has finally set up a complete infrastructure to monitor private channels in the country and have hired a private company for this purpose.Federal ... Read more...

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Sherry Rehman denies resigning from PPP


March 18th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader and former information minister Sherry Rehman Wednesday denied reports that she had resigned from the party. She told newsmen that she did want to ... Read more...

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Zardaris aides force Sherry Rehman to resign


March 14th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14 (ANI): Pakistans Information Minister Sherry Rehman resigned following differences over governments handling of the electronic media and insistence by President Asif Zardari and his close aides to impose ... Read more...

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Pak Senate asks Govt. to ban Indian channels


February 9th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 9 (ANI): The Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting has called on the federal government to immediately ban the broadcast of Indian television channels in Pakistan. According to The ... Read more...

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Pak to have ten new satellite TV channels


November 26th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has reportedly approved ten new satellite YV channels.The decision to give new licences was taken at PEMRAs its 51st meeting ... Read more...

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Transmission of two Pakistani channels stopped in Karachi


November 17th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The transmission of two leading Pakistani news channels was stopped Monday in Karachi and several other cities of Sindh province but no government department has taken responsibility for ... Read more...

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Pak moral police ask cable operators not to air obscene Star Plus TV channel


November 14th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 14 (ANI): A top cop in Gujranwala town in Pakistan has reportedly directed the local cablewallahs not to air Indian entertainment channel Star Plus because programmes running on this ... Read more...

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Zardari denies crackdown plan on Pak media


May 13th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 13 (ANI): Refuting press reports suggesting that the new federal government was planning a crackdown on the 'unrelenting' media persons, PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari said that the government ... Read more...

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New Pak cabinet to review media gagging laws today


April 9th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 9 (ANI): The new Pakistan government is set to review today all the media gagging laws enacted on November 3, coinciding the imposition of emergency in the country. According to ... Read more...

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Nod for bringing PEMRA under Pakistan PMs control


March 5th, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 5 (ANI): In what appears to be a reversal of his last years decision, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has given his silent nod for PEMRAs (Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority) ... Read more...

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No more live phone talks on Pak TV: PEMRA


December 12th, 2007 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued another warning to satellite television channels, directing them not to air live telephone talks, which can contain baseless propaganda ... Read more...

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Sindh High Court adjourns hearing of Geo TV case till December 4


November 29th, 2007 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov.29 (ANI): The Sindh High Court today adjourned the hearing of a case relating to the ban on Dubai-based Geo TV till December 4. A two-judge bench of the high court, comprising ... Read more...

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Restrictions on Pak TV channels challenged in Supreme Court


November 29th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 29 (ANI): Restrictions on Pakistani TV channels clamped on November 3 after the proclamation of emergency and the imposition of the PCO have been challenged in the Supreme Court. Petitioner ... Read more...

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Pak newspaper editors, lawyers demands end of emergency, ban on Geo and other news channels


November 19th, 2007 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Lahore/Peshawar, Nov.19 (ANI): The Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) and lawyers today called for a free media and free and fair elections and a lifting of the 16-day-old state of emergency. CPNE ... Read more...

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Countrywide protest against closure of Geo News, ARY TV in Pakistan


November 18th, 2007 - 1:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 18 (ANI): Journalists, lawyers, political workers and civil society activists have staged protest demonstrations against curbs on the media especially shutting down of Geo News and ARY OneWorld in all ... Read more...

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Pak government restricts import of dish antennae, decoders


November 14th, 2007 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
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Musharraf released 24 terrorists after imposing emergency: Pak rights body


November 14th, 2007 - 10:20 am ICT by admin
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Pak TV channels losing millions of rupees daily following media gagging


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Experts worried over media gagging in Pakistan


November 14th, 2007 - 8:26 am ICT by admin
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