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Pulwama terror attack: I&B Ministry asks TV channels to be cautious about content 

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.

published on : 15th February 2019

Pakistan bans 'bed scenes,' 'intimate moments' from TV, complains of feminist content

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.

published on : 9th January 2019

Pakistan CJ says SC will not allow airing of Indian content as it 'damages our culture' 

In 2016, Pemra had imposed a complete ban on airing Indian content on local television and FM radio channels.

published on : 9th January 2019

Pakistan journalist gets Twitter notice over tweet seeking probe in high-profile murders

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.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Tamil Nadu's Indian Medicine board tells Tamil TV channels to stop airing Siddha medical programs

The move comes after the board found that a few unqualified Siddha medicine practitioners were found promising miracle cures in television channels. 

published on : 4th December 2018

I&B Ministry waives processing fee for devotional TV 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.

published on : 28th October 2018

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.

published on : 13th December 2017

TV channels go off air amid Islamabad crackdown

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.

published on : 25th November 2017