Articles about Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority

Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV-shows

06 Mar 2019

World
Pakistan SC bars private channels from airing Indian films, TV-shows

Pakistan's Supreme Court yesterday barred private channels from airing Indian films and television shows, amid escalating tensions between the two countries following the Pulwama terror attack.

Pakistan seizes smuggled Indian, other DTH equipment worth Rs. 7.83cr

08 Nov 2018

World
Pakistan seizes smuggled Indian, other DTH equipment worth Rs. 7.83cr

Pakistan authorities have seized smuggled Indian and other Direct-To-Home (DTH) equipment worth Rs. 7.83 crore from various markets in a nation-wide crackdown against the illegal devices, revealed a report.

Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

07 Apr 2018

World
Pakistan's largest TV network taken off-air, military's role suspected

The incessant struggle between Pakistan's civilian and military institutions has now culminated in Geo TV, Pakistan's largest television network, being taken off air in most parts of the country.

Pakistani media told to not broadcast unverifiable news about Army

13 May 2017

World
Pakistani media told to not broadcast unverifiable news about Army

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), issued a statement warning to all the TV channels against broadcasting unverified news or interpretations about the Pakistan Army.

Pakistan theatres will resume screening Bollywood movies

01 Feb 2017

Entertainment
Pakistan theatres will resume screening Bollywood movies

Months after banning Bollywood movies from their theatres, the Ministry of Information issued a notification that said, "Federal government is pleased to continue the existing open policy to display all international movies (including Indian movies) in Pakistani cinemas."

Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

28 Jan 2017

World
Pakistan TV anchor banned for hate speech

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) banned a popular TV anchor Amir Liaquat (Hussain) after he allegedly indulged in hate speech.

Pakistan lifts ban on Bollywood after 4 months

18 Jan 2017

Entertainment
Pakistan lifts ban on Bollywood after 4 months

After the Uri attack, Pakistani artists were reportedly banned in Bollywood. In a tit-for-tat response, Pakistan had blocked the screening of Indian-movies.

Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

11 Jan 2017

World
Pakistan obligated to locate missing human rights activists

Pakistan has been commanded by the Human Rights Watch to investigate the abductions of four bloggers who campaigned for human rights and religious freedom.

Pakistan to ban Indian TV shows, radio

20 Oct 2016

Entertainment
Pakistan to ban Indian TV shows, radio

Pakistan's Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has decided to ban the broadcast of Indian TV shows and radio content from 3PM on Friday, 21 October.

Pakistani actress to be replaced in Shahrukh Khan's movie

10 Oct 2016

Entertainment
Pakistani actress to be replaced in Shahrukh Khan's movie

The escalating tensions between India and Pakistan has resulted in Pakistani-actress Mahira Khan being replaced in Shahrukh Khan's movie Raees.