PEMRA

Pak's media watchdog warns channels against airing fake news

It also advised all satellite TV channels to adhere to the code of conduct and avoid airing fake news reports/items picked from social media in order to hold the basic professional standard and their credibility.

Sep 13, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Pakistan suspends Nickelodeon channel's licence for airing Indian content

The Pemra decision is largely seen as a tit-for-tat move after a similar action by some channels and the entertainment industry in India against Pakistani content and artists

Nov 01, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
No blanket ban on Pakistani artistes in view of prevailing atmosphere: MEA

No blanket ban on Pakistani artistes in view of prevailing atmosphere: MEA

The controversy surrounding ban on Pakistani artistes working in India has taken the country by storm, with recently Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator (PEMRA) also banning all Indian content on television and radio.

Oct 20, 2016, 19:10 PM IST
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator imposes blanket ban on Indian content

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator imposes blanket ban on Indian content

After the Indian Motion Picture Producers’ Association (IMPPA) imposed a ban on all Pakistani artistes working in India, now Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator approves blanket ban on Indian content, reportedly.

Oct 19, 2016, 20:42 PM IST
Pakistan to air Indian content only on reciprocal basis

Pakistan to air Indian content only on reciprocal basis

The quantum of airtime for Indian content in Pakistan will mimic the format India has adopted for the airing of Pakistani content, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has said.

Oct 04, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
After Bollywood movies, Pakistan bans all Indian channels

After Bollywood movies, Pakistan bans all Indian channels

Pakistan bans broadcast of all Indian channels on cable after India's surgical strike in Pakistan Occupied kashmir (PoK). 

Oct 01, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
Miffed over PM Modi's plan to air radio programmes in Balochi, Pak bans Indian TV channels

Miffed over PM Modi's plan to air radio programmes in Balochi, Pak bans Indian TV channels

The PEMRA chairman said action against the dealers of Indian DTH would be launched with immediate effect.

Sep 01, 2016, 16:56 PM IST
Pakistan shuts coverage of JuD, others as part of commitment to US

Pakistan shuts coverage of JuD, others as part of commitment to US

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recently had detailed talks with President Obama on terrorism.

Nov 04, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

New voice in Pakistan: 'Let's talk about sex'

 The idea of sex itself is taboo in Pakistan, a daily said Wednesday, adding: "We need to talk about why it is so".

Sep 16, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

US expresses concern over the space for media freedom in Pak

The US has expressed concern over the space for media freedom in Pakistan where the licence of Geo News channel was suspended for 15 days.

Jun 07, 2014, 08:09 AM IST

Pakistani media cautioned over Valentine`s Day broadcasts

Pakistan`s national media regulator has asked television and radio stations to avoid offending religious sentiments and `corrupting the nation`s youth` in their Valentine`s Day broadcasts.

Feb 14, 2013, 12:37 PM IST