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YouTube launches Pakistani version, paving way for ban to be lifted

YouTube launches Pakistani version, paving way for ban to be lifted

Google said Tuesday users in Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka would see a new YouTube homepage featuring local content in native languages. 

Jan 13, 2016, 17:19 PM IST
Lift ban on YouTube, demands Pakistani daily

Lift ban on YouTube, demands Pakistani daily

 A leading Pakistani daily on Thursday demanded that the ban on YouTube in Pakistan must be lifted and wondered whether it was "one of the most ridiculous bans slapped by the state".

Sep 17, 2015, 11:34 AM IST

Pak ban on YouTube to remain indefinitely

The suspension of video-sharing website YouTube is likely to continue in Pakistan for an indefinite period, officials said on Saturday, as authorities have failed to come up with a solution for filtering objectionable or 'blasphemous' material without blocking the site.

Feb 08, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

Calls grow to lift Youtube ban in Pakistan

As the ban on video-sharing website Youtube in Pakistan entered its third year, calls to lift the controversial ban have begun to grow even as the government appears reluctant to take any chances, fearing backlash from Islamist extremists.

Sep 30, 2014, 18:42 PM IST

I try to outdo myself every time: Yo Yo Honey Singh

Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh, who has been dubbed as the current singing sensation of Bollywood, says he is glad to have been accepted by the industry but his struggles have not ended yet as he tries to outdo himself every time.

Aug 17, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

Indie bands face ban over YouTube licensing row

Popular video streaming website, YouTube, has decided to take off some indie music labels from its website.

Jun 19, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Pakistani Parliament lifts YouTube ban

Pakistan`s National Assembly Tuesday approved a resolution to lift a ban on video-sharing website Youtube, a media report said.

May 06, 2014, 15:51 PM IST

Pakistani activists demand removal of ban on YouTube

With a US court ordering Google to remove an anti-Islam film from YouTube, Pakistani internet activists today said the government here had lost its "moral high ground" and should remove a ban on the video-sharing website.

Feb 27, 2014, 18:27 PM IST

Pakistan campaigners say lift YouTube ban after US ruling

Pakistani Internet campaigners said Thursday there was no excuse for the government to maintain its ban on YouTube, after a US court ordered the removal of an anti-Islam film.

Feb 27, 2014, 14:08 PM IST

Pak govt. reluctant to lift YouTube ban amid political turmoil

The Pakistani government has shown reluctance in uplifting the year-long YouTube ban amid the political turmoil in the nation, even after the blasphemous content has been removed and filters have been put in place to monitor any pornographic content online.

Nov 26, 2013, 15:01 PM IST

Pakistani judge seeks larger bench to hear case on YouTube ban

A Pakistani judge on Thursday requested the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court to constitute a larger bench to hear a petition challenging the government`s ban on YouTube.

Sep 19, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

YouTube ban to stay in Pakistan

A Pakistani court on Thursday refused to issue an interim order to restore the services of banned video-sharing website, YouTube, in the country.

Jul 05, 2013, 01:00 AM IST

Egypt stares at Google after YouTube ban

Egypt`s telecommunication authority on Wednesday said that all Google services must be shut down to fully suspend YouTube in the country over an anti-Muslim film.

Feb 13, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Pakistan to lift ban on YouTube

Pakistan which had banned popular video-sharing website YouTube following the release of a film that allegedly insulted Islam, will lift the ban next month, an official said.

Nov 16, 2012, 19:12 PM IST

Pak Minister threatens to shutdown Google, YouTube

Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik Saturday warned that popular websites like Google and YouTube could be shut down in Pakistan if they did not cooperate with authorities investigating crimes and incidents of terrorism.

Sep 18, 2011, 00:29 AM IST