It asked the channels to ensure that no such content is telecast which is violative of the Programme and Advertising Code as prescribed in the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act.
Pakistani dramas and soap operas, many of which seek to challenge the deeply patriarchal country's conservative taboos, are immensely popular, according to data from PEMRA and Gallup Pakistan.
In 2016, Pemra had imposed a complete ban on airing Indian content on local television and FM radio channels.
Mubashir Zaidi of Dawn News TV channel in a tweet asked about probe into murders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police officer, Tahir Dawar, and Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Ali Raza Abidi.
The move comes after the board found that a few unqualified Siddha medicine practitioners were found promising miracle cures in television channels.
Last year, the government imposed the processing fee for non-news channels, with national TV channels being asked to pay Rs 1 lakh for temporary uplinking and downlinking.
Gujarat polls: Congress seeks EC's action against Narendra Modi, Amit Shah for violation of model code
The Congress's complaint came soon after the EC issued a show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi for violating the model code by giving interviews to Gujarati TV channels.
According to the Express Tribune, following the PEMRA order, there has been a media blackout in Islamabad, where almost all leading private TV channels have gone off-air.