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She faced criticism from her admirers and critics when she defended the founder of MQM Altaf Hussain in the Supreme Court of Pakistan after the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority had put a blackout of his speeches in August 2016. She courageously faced various allegations for her ...
7, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority sent a notice reminding broadcasters not to "promote" Valentine's Day. It followed a ruling by the Islamabad High Court last year -- on Feb. 13 -- that banned Valentine's celebrations in public spaces and government offices. That was in response to a ...

Islamabad, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Pakistan has banned events marking Valentine's Day, and media coverage of them, for the second year in a row after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) issued an advisory on Wednesday warning television and ...
It further adds that such celebrations are against Pakistan's cultural and religious values, and that women across the country feel insecure to step out of homes on February 14 since they are afraid of being harassed and eve-teased. On Wednesday last week, Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) ...
Pakistan has again banned Valentine's Day events and media coverage of them, after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic for a second consecutive year. ... In order to comply with the court ruling, Pakistan's Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) last week sent out instructions to its TV and radio ...
... Secretariat, Federal tax Ombudsman (FTO), Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC), Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), National electric power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and others.

Pakistan has again banned Valentine's Day events and media coverage of them, after a court ruled the holiday un-Islamic for a second consecutive year. ... In order to comply with the court ruling, Pakistan's Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) last week sent out instructions to its TV and radio ...
... working according to unknown 'agendas', Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar, who headed the three-judge bench, asked if the journalist should be banned. Senior journalist Matiullah Jan opposed Justice Nisar saying that only Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and ...
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Wednesday issued an advisory directing local media to "desist from promoting Valentine's Day". The authority directed all "broadcast media and distribution services licensees" to refrain from promoting Valentine's Day as per an order of the ...
In December 2017, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) had recommended fine and other measures against Bol News for broadcasting objectionable content against Mir Shakilur Rahman and his son Mir Ibrahim Rahman. The council had received a total of 13 complaints made ...
He reminded that the commission had recommended that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) should be free of government control and the government had agreed to make the authority independent through an amendment to the law. The additional attorney general told the court that a ...
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Wednesday issued an advisory directing local media to "desist from promoting Valentine's Day". The authority directed all "broadcast media and distribution services licensees" to refrain from promoting Valentine's Day as per an order of the ...
Regulators in Pakistan have reminded the country's media outlets that they are banned from covering Valentine's Day. In a notification to Publishers and broadcasters, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) writes that "respondents are directed to ensure that nothing about the ...
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the Ministry of Interior and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) after a petition to protect the identities of rape and sexual abuse victims was filed in the court. Petitioners Sharafat Ali and Umar Sajid Chain, in their petition, told ...
Chaudhry said the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, or PEMRA, should devise new rules to regulate social media and the internet. "With millions of users with internet access, who needs television anymore to connect to the people?" Chaudhry asked. Following the court decision, PEMRA ...
Islamabad: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has issued a notice to all satellite TV channels regarding the content of morning shows' comprising of directives from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) here on Tuesday. The notice that was shared on PEMRA social media accounts ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) while hearing a petition regarding anti-judiciary remarks made by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Thursday. The petition ...

MTA, the official TV channel of Ahmadia 'Jamaat', are not recognized by PEMRA and all official websites of the community are forbidden. Ahmadis are the citizens of Pakistan and expects the equal rights of humanity, religion, worship and belief according to the law of Pakistan. No Pakistani Ahmadi has ...
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), the regulator of radio and television, said the operation of the radio channel does not fall under its jurisdiction as it was being operated from the Czech Republic using shortwave radio frequencies. "We have taken up the issue with the Ministry of ...
"The site you are trying to access contains content that is prohibited for viewership from within Pakistan." The Islamabad High Court had last month instructed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to ensure that Hussain did not appear "on any TV channel or radio programme in any ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to take legal action against Sahir Lodhi's morning show in response to an application filed against the dance performances of young girls in the show. The court approved the petition ...
Islamabad: Media Watchdogs in Pakistan express concern over the closure of US Congress-funded RFE/RL's Radio Mashaal bureau office in Islamabad ... Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), however, says the operation of the radio does not fall under its jurisdiction as it was being ...
Lahore: A three-member bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) heard the petitions against the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) led protest of opposition parties, which is scheduled to take place on Mall ... After the arguments, the LHC sought replies from the federal government, PEMRA and other parties.
Lahore: A Lahore High Court full bench on Tuesday issued notices to federal and provincial governments and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on petitions challenging the dharna (sit-in) of opposition parties being held today (Wednesday) on The Mall. The three-judge bench ...
The minister said the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) had always taken action against any TV channel for being involved in airing such programmes that went against the norms of the society. She said that PEMRA took action against all objectionable advertisements on television ...
It may be recalled that the TCC and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) have already been working to institutionalise mass media campaigns through their regulatory system. Over the past 12 months, TCC, in coordination with the PEMRA, has distributed two tobacco control mass ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court has issued notice to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for making "anti-judiciary" remarks in an "inflammatory" speech in Sialkot. Notice was also issued to the government and the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Friday when the court heard a ...
In this matter, a citizen Muhammad Abbas moved the petition through his counsel Shoaib Razzaq Advocate and cited federation of Pakistan through Ministry of Information, Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), chairman Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) and Dr Aamir Liaquat ...
Lahore: Justice Shahid Karim of Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to federal government and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on an application seeking action against disqualified ex- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Safdar for their alleged ...
Afzal Butt, president Pakistan Federal Union of journalists (PFUJ), suggested that regulatory departments like the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) should be empowered to bind the print and electronic media to submit insurance certificates ...
... other video statements from Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority given to Pakistani news channels. Well-placed sources in the NAB told The News that in a bid to give the files semblance of some evidence, NAB has "collected" some "evidence" that would be produced before the accountability ...
Islamabad: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Tuesday decided to file a formal application to the National Accountability Bureau chairman ... The PTI media team was directed to vehemently pursue the cases in the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Press Council of Pakistan ...
The petitioner's counsel had also pointed out that the TV show host had repeatedly violated the Pakistan Electronic Media Authority's (PEMRA) code of conduct, and accused the media watchdog of failing to do its job. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, who is hearing the case, had passed an interim order ...
'Surviving the Story' highlights the plight of Pakistani journalists and their families in the wake of serious financial, security and professional challenges faced by ... The Pakistan Federal Union of journalists (PFUJ) president, Afzal Butt suggested that regulatory departments like PEMRA and ABC should be ...
Islamabad: The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday, while hearing suo moto case on Faizabad Interchange dharna by Tehreek-e-Labaik, rejected and declared report of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) unsatisfactory and ordered it to submit new detailed report till next hearing.
During the course of proceedings, the ministries of defence and interior, Punjab government and Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) submitted their reports on the protest before the court. Justice Qazi Faez Isa said that safeguarding the Constitution and its implementation was ...
The court also expressed dissatisfaction with the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) regarding its responsibility to curb hate speech on TV channels. It noted that majority of journalists were responsible but there were some black sheep in the media as well. Pemra submitted a report ...
The appointment of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority Chairman Absar Alam was also declared illegal and unconstitutional by the Islamabad High .... On Dec 18, the Lahore High Court nullified the appointment of PEMRA Chairman Absar Alam on the grounds of a flawed selection process.
The 28-hour blackout of private news channels and social media across Pakistan by the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority received sheer criticism from the digital rights activists and journalist fraternity. The government stopped the broadcast of the news channels except the state channel PTV, ...
media in Pakistan is subservient to religion and politics, but it is not responsible to the democratic ideals. This is the flaw we see at its worst in private television. The print media is being affected by the breaking news and sensationalism prevalent in the electronic media, especially the television. PEMRA ...
Islamabad - After the removal of Absar Alam as chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority, no one is there to look after the affairs of the authority as the federal government could not appoint the executive member of the regulator during the last two years, The Nation leant. Last week, the ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday rejected the federal government's plea filed against nullifying Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) former chairman Absar Alam's appointment. The federal government told the court that a new chairman cannot be hired on an ...
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday declared Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Absar Alam's appointment void. LHC Justice Shahid Karim had reserved the verdict on Nov 29, on a petition filed by a citizen, Munir Ahmed, who had challenged Alam's ...
Lahore: Absar Alam on Monday relinquished charge as chairman of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority(PEMRA) after the Lahore High ... announced the decision on the petition filed by a citizen, Munir Ahmed, who had challenged senior journalist Alam's appointment as PEMRA chief.
Islamabad: Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), complying with the court orders, has directed all the private TV channels and all FM radio broadcast station licensees prohibiting the appearance of Aamir Liaquat Hussain from all satellite TV channels and all FM radios, in any capacity ...
Lahore : The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to file its response to a petition against closure of private news channels during a crackdown against Faizabad protesters. A bench of the LHC was hearing the petition seeking ...
Islamabad: The 136th authority meeting of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on Tuesday approved the request of M/s Indigo Entertainment (Pvt.) Ltd, Lahore with regard to grant of landing rights permission for the foreign satellite TV Channels "Fight sports" in 'Sports' category ...
Lahore: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday, in a petition regarding the closure of private TV channels during the Faizabad operation has issued a notice to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA). The petition, which is currently being heard in LHC states that PEMRA didn't provide a ...
Islamabad: The counsel for Pakistan Electronic Media and Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Absar Alam Thursday completed his arguments before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) bench in a case regarding appointment of the PEMRA chairman. The court adjourned hearing of the case till ...
Islamabad: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has advised all Sindhi-language TV channels not to portray Sindhis as "extremists and miscreants". The regulator has also advised these channels to respect the code of conduct agreed upon in 2015 and refrain from promoting ...


 

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