Pakistan News

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  • 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...

  • TV channels fined for airing news about Imran’s marriage

    ISLAMABAD: The Council of Complaints (COC) of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs500,000 each on several TV channels for airing incorrect news about the marriage of PTI chairman Imran Khan in July this year...

    The COC also recommended to Pemra that news channels that either do not air an apology or pay the fine should be penalised and their operating licence may be suspended... ...

  • Leakage of CCTV camera footage to news channels irks police top brass

    KARACHI: The police authorities have shown “serious concern and anger” over the leakage of footage to news channels from closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed across the city after every serious or high-profile incident that, on the one hand, affected investigations and, on the other, facilitated “criminal elements” to counter the video surveillance system, it emerged here on Wednesday...

    So we have planned that there...

  • Pemra fines 17 channels for airing incorrect news regarding LHC decision on anti judiciary speeches

    Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Friday imposed a one million rupee fine each on 16 news channels for incorrectly reporting a Lahore High Court (LHC) decision last month which had also drawn ire from the chief justice...

    The channels had incorrectly reported that the LHC had imposed an interim ban on the airing of anti judiciary speeches made by former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and other...

  • Pemra serves show-cause notices to 14 news channels for commenting on SJC reference against senior judges

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Autho­rity (Pemra) served a show-cause notice to 14 news channels for failing to act upon its advisory to avoid commenting on references filed in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) against senior judges, a press release by the regulatory authority said on Saturday...

    The channels that received the notices include Geo News, DawnNewsTV, Dunya News, ARY News, Channel 24, 92 News, Express News, Aaj...

  • Pakistan returns Indian arrested in 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan authorities returned an Indian prisoner to authorities of India’s Border Security Force (BSF) at the Wagah border crossing on Monday...

    According to an official, Ghulam Qadir had crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir and entered the Pakistan territory illegally in 2012...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The FIR contains charges under Sections 109 (punishment for abetment), 120B (criminal conspiracy), 286 (negligent conduct with respect to explosive substance), 287 (negligent conduct with respect to machinery), 302 (qatl-i-amd), and 417 (cheating) of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC)...

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    The question asked by Pakistan Muslim League-Functional (PML-F) legislator Nusrat Sehar Abbasi was probably submitted to the assembly in 2013 and had been taken up during the question hour after a couple of years as it asked for the district-wise number of deaths during “last...

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