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  • New proposed media authority can fine TV channels up to Rs250 million: Fawad

    Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry has said the proposed Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA) will be authorised to impose a fine [on TV channels] of up to Rs250 million against the current upper limit of Rs1 million in existing laws...

    In an interactive session with digital broadcasters on Monday, the minister pointed out that the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) was a rich...

  • Ton-up Babar lifts Pakistan to fighting total

    ABU DHABI: Babar Azam scored a second successive century to lift Pakistan to 219 for 9 in the second One-day Interna­tional against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday...

    The 23-year-old right-hander made a fighting 133-ball 101 and added an invaluable 109 runs in a crucial seventh-wicket stand with Shadab Khan (52 not out) after Pakistan were struggling at 101 for 6 on a sluggish Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch...

  • 'Total insult to say we're playing even worse': Arthur hits back at critics after Pakistan defeat

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur conceded his team were woeful in Sunday's Champions Trophy defeat against India but said it was an "insult" to suggest that the squad had regressed under him...

    Explore: Champions Trophy encounter: Pakistan concedes to India in one-sided contest"That's a total insult to say we're playing even worse," said the 49-year-old South African, who took on the role a little more than a year ago, after his team...

  • Irfan helps Pakistan restrict England to modest total

    ABU DHABI: Led by lanky paceman Mohammad Irfan’s three wickets, Pakistan restricted England to 216 all out in the first One-day International in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday...

    Irfan finished with 3-35 from his ten overs as England, who won the toss and opted to bat on a flat pitch at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, struggled to put up a big total...

  • Australia thrash Pakistan in 5th ODI with highest-ever total at Adelaide

    Australia thrashed Pakistan, winning the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday with a 57-run lead...

    Australia piled on the runs, setting an unassailable target of 369/7 for Pakistan ? the home team's highest score at the venue ? thanks to a record opening partnership of 284 between David Warner and Travis Head...

  • Haris, Babar strike centuries to help Pakistan post big total

    DUBAI: A career-best hundred from Haris Sohail and a maiden century from Babar Azam helped Pakistan post a big total to boost their chances of a series-levelling win against New Zealand in the second Test in Dubai on Sunday...

    Haris contributed a snail-paced 147 in a marathon stay of nine hours and 34 minutes while Babar made an unbeaten 127 to steer Pakistan to an imposing 418-5 declared on day two at the Dubai International Cricket...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    The Pemra notification ordered channels to abide by Clause 8 (8) of the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisement) Code of Conduct 2015, to...

  • Spat aside, US-Pakistan dialogue channels remain open

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United States are keeping channels of communication open in a bid to cool the row over terror sanctuaries that worsened with President Trump’s baffling New Year Day Twitter tirade...

    The US State Department had after President Trump’s tweet about getting nothing from Pakistan except “lies and deceit” despite paying $33 billion over the past 15 years suspended all military assistance for Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Broadcasters Association 'condemns taking off air three of its member channels'

    The Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) on Monday said that a complaint has been lodged by three of its members — AabTak, 24News and CapitalTV — against the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) for "taking their channels off air from cable networks without assigning a reason or giving them a hearing"...

    In a statement issued today, the PBA "condemned taking off air" the three channels...

  • TV channels directed to flash political map of Pakistan before 9pm bulletins

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has directed all public and private TV channels to flash the political map of Pakistan before airing news bulletins at 9pm...

    “All the news channels (both public and private) have to flash the political map of Pakistan for two seconds before airing the news bulletin at 9pm on a regular basis,” says the Pemra directive issued on November 3 that became public on...

  • Representative organisations of media industry reject Pakistan Media Deve­lopment Authority

    KARACHI: All representative organisations and associations of media in-dustry — the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE), Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA), Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Dir­ec­­t­­o­rs (AEMEND) — have rejected the proposed Pakistan Media Deve­lopment Authority (PMDA) and termed the law behind it a...

  • Media bodies assail attempt to establish Pakistan Media Development Authority

    KARACHI: A joint committee of media organisations in the country has unanimously rejected the government’s attempt to establish the Pakistan Media Development Authority (PMDA)...

    The committee comprises the Council of Pakistan News­paper Editors (CPNE), All Pakistan Newspapers Socie­­ty, Pakistan Broadcasters Association, Pakistan Fed­eral Union of Journalists and Association of Electronic Media Editors and News Directors...

  • Iran’s foreign reserves total $115-125bn

    VIENNA: Iran’s foreign reserves total between $115 billion and $125bn, including assets in its sovereign wealth fund, its industry minister said on Friday in one of the most detailed public descriptions of the reserves by an Iranian official...

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