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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...

    Additionally, Facebook, YouTube, DailyMotion, Twitter and Instagram have been blocked in some parts of the country...

  • Despite localisation, YouTube remains blocked

    ISLAMABAD: Despite having been launched globally, Internet users in the country still cannot access ‘YouTube PK’, the popular video-sharing website domain localised specifically for Pakistan...

    On Tuesday, Google announced that YouTube was now also available in Urdu...

  • No reason to keep YouTube blocked, PTA tells SC

    ISLAMABAD: Even though the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) acknowledges that Google has made it possible for the Pakistani government to ask for the removal of objectionable videos from YouTube, the site’s Urdu version still remains largely inaccessible inside the country...

    The PTA told the Supreme Court on Saturday that YouTube was blocked because it was not possible to remove or block an offensive video from the website...

  • Junaid Jamshed tribute film blocked on Youtube in several countries over copyright issues

    Singer Salman Ahmed on Wednesday said that the short film made to pay a tribute to singer turned preacher Junaid Jamshed has been blocked on Youtube in several countries...

    The former bandmate said that the short film, Khwab, has been blocked over "copyright issues with Universal Media Group India, to which the song Khwab from Junoon's silver anniversary album Door is licensed, and VEVO, the American multinational video hosting...

  • POPARAZZI: WHERE ARE PAKISTAN’S YOUTUBE STARS?

    For children of the ’90s, AIB represents one of many ways in which Indian culture has seemed to catch up with and overtaken Pakistan’s...

    In contrast, Pakistan’s electronic media industry developed later and almost immediately after its arrival became preoccupied with the news of covering a near constant state of war and upheaval...

  • Youtube turns 'local' for Pakistan

    KARACHI: World's largest video-sharing website, Youtube, on Tuesday announced that it has launched localised versions of the site in Pakistan...

    According to a media release issued by Youtube's parent firm Google, visitors to YouTube from Pakistan will see their country-specific YouTube site by default...

  • YouTube returns to Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: After over three years of being told to ‘Surf Safely’, Internet users in the country were able to access the popular video-sharing website, YouTube, following orders from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) that the website be unblocked...

    YouTube was blocked in September 2012, after a blasphemous film, ‘Innocence of Muslims’, triggered global protests...

  • YouTube Pakistan officially launched

    KARACHI: Like Zaid Ali T and Shaam Idrees, who have over four million likes on Facebook and more than 300,000 views on YouTube, any Pakistani man, woman or child can now have their own channel and make money from it on YouTube...

    At a press conference held at the DHA Golf Club on Wednesday to launch the video-sharing website in Pakistan, it was learnt that if one is in the YouTube partner programme one can monetise videos on one’s...

  • YouTube releases list of Pakistan's most watched videos

    YouTube Pakistan on Thursday released a list of the most watched videos and music videos in Pakistan for the current year with Commander Safeguard taking the top spot, said a press statement from the world's most popular online video community...

    YouTube is the world's most popular online video community allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally created videos...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The case has been registered against the owners, directors and shareholders of Bhoja Air (Pvt) Ltd, Farooq Omar Bhoja, Jet Aviation Sharjah, Arshad Jalil, and officers of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)...

    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),...

  • 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...

  • Opec output highest since 2012

    LONDON: Opec oil supply in April has jumped to its highest in more than two years, boosted by record or near-record supplies from Iraq and Saudi Arabia, a Reuters survey showed, as key members stand firm in their focus on market share...

    Opec supply has risen in April to 31...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    Tariq Fazal Chaudhry says issue of PM’s permission was raised after civic agency approved building planSenator Hamdullah had moved a calling attention notice following the recent report by the auditor general of Pakistan (AGP), which had pointed out that construction work was started on the US embassy building without the prime minister’s approval, and that the civic agency failed to stop it...

    The audit report also cited a letter...

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