IHC says no ban on court reporting

Says sensational and irresponsible reporting is a concern

Another petition contesting PEMRA notification on court proceedings lands in LHC

Another petition contesting PEMRA notification on court proceedings lands in LHC

PEMRA's notification of court reporting ban challenged in LHC, IHC

The petitioners say it violates Articles 19 and 19-A

Every institution should work within constitutional limits: Tarar

Armed forces have fought against terrorism: Tarar

Pemra issues guidelines for election coverage by media

The code of ethics during the news coverage and analysis must be ensured

Faiz Hamid pressurised Pemra during Faizabad sit-in, Absar Alam tells SC

Faiz Hamid pressurised Pemra during Faizabad sit-in, Absar Alam tells SC

Pemra Amend Bill: Marriyum says broadcasters, journalists now part of decision making

Says regulatory body chairman no longer have arbitrary powers; no salaries, no ads

Govt decides to amend media laws

Pemra chairman will no longer be authority to suspend licence

PTI Chief files contempt plea against Pemra in LHC

Pemra failed to abide by court direction regarding Khan's coverage: plea

Pemra steps in to block Imran Khan's court appearance coverage

Media regulatory authority stressed that the live coverage of such happenings was also violation.

Police deter attempt to smuggle narcotics in ambulance

Police deter attempt to smuggle narcotics in ambulance

PEMRA imposes ban on speeches, pressers of Azam Swati

PEMRA imposes ban on live telecasts of Senator Azam Swati's speeches.

PM revokes PEMRA's ban on airing Imran's speeches: Marriyum

PM reverses PEMRA’s ban on airing Imran’s speeches, says Marriyum

Complete ban on broadcasting live and recorded Imran Khan's speeches imposed

Complete ban on broadcasting live and recorded Imran Khan's speeches imposed

PEMRA prohibits live coverage of PTI’s march

PEMRA prohibits live coverage of PTI’s march

Will everything be put at stake just for 'Game of Thrones'?, IHC asks Imran

CJ asked that do political leaders deliver such speeches.

IHC suspends PEMRA order banning Imran Khan's live speeches

PEMRA had imposed a ban under PEMRA Ordinance 2002 section 27.

PEMRA imposes ban on broadcasting Imran Khan's live speeches

The ban has been imposed under PEMRA Ordinance 2002 section 27.

LHC takes notice of Nauman Niaz's spat with Shoaib Akhtar

LHC takes notice of Nauman Niaz’s spat with Shoaib Akhtar

PEMRA bans media coverage of outlawed organisation

Restriction has been imposed under Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct

Media can report proceeding of cases: CJ LHC

Pictures of the accused and the victim cannot be aired: LHC

PEMRA warns cable operators against airing Indian content

The regulatory authority has directed all cable operators to strictly abide by the rules

PEMRA instructs cable operators to broadcast Pakistani content instead of Indian channels

PEMRA instructs cable operators to broadcast Pakistani content instead of Indian channels

ANF foils bid to smuggle 15kg heroin in Karachi

ANF foils bid to smuggle 15kg heroin in Karachi

PEMRA confiscates illegal equipment of cable operator showing Indian content

PEMRA confiscates illegal equipment of cable operator showing Indian content.

PEMRA bans ads featuring Indian celebrities

PEMRA bans ads featuring Indian celebrities

PCP, ITNE, PEMRA roles being strengthened to resolve media workers salary issues: Firdous

She said PEMRA should link job security and timely payments to media workers before issuing licence.

PEMRA chairman presents performance report to President

President Arif Alvi said that PEMRA and media should play their role in discouraging fake news.

PEMRA bans 'intimate moments' from TV

PEMRA said such dramas "depict hackneyed image of women.

PEMRA chairman calls on ISPR DG

Both discussed measures to facilitate Pakistani media.

SC rejects reports on Faizabad sit-in

The court ordered the relevant stakeholders to submit fresh report in the case

PEMRA chairman for crackdown against illegal DTH

He instructed PEMRA officers and staff to coordinate with other law enforcement agencies

Federal govt decides to abolish PEMRA: Information minister

Fawad also lambasted Fazal over his dual behavior.

PEMRA asks media houses to ensure impartial election coverage

PEMRA has asked broadcasters to air final, formal or definite results only.

Senate body discuss matter of restrictions on media

Chairman PEMRA Saleem Baig informed the committee about the code of conduct issued to the media

Petitioner moves IHC for Imran's disqualification

Plea seeks ban on live speeches by the PTI chairman.

ECP directs PEMRA to issue notices to media channels violating code of ethics

Chief Election Commissioner ordered PEMRA to take action according to authority’s rules.

Mirza Saleem Baig appointed PEMRA chairman

SC directed information minstry to appoint Baig as PEMRA chairman within two days.

SC orders to appoint Saleem Baig as PEMRA chairman within two days

As per details acquired, a notification in this regard will be issued within two days.

PEMRA chairman appointed despite ECP's notice

ECP further added that appointment against said position should be made after elections.

IHC suspends single bench's verdict regarding Ramazan transmission

The court further ordered the television channels to take steps considering the sanctity of Ramazan

CJP takes notice of LHC's decision to ban anti-judiciary speeches of Nawaz, Maryam

CJP has sought record of the case today at any cost for further proceedings.

Nawaz, Maryam remarks: LHC bans airing of 'anti-judiciary' speeches for 15 days

A three-member bench headed by Justice Muzahir Akbar Naqvi conducted hearing.

PEMRA issues reminder regarding IHC order against Valentine's Day coverage

PEMRA said in its notice that the orders issued by the IHC on February 13, 2017 are still in field.

LHC rejects federation's plea against annulling Absar Alam's appointment

File an appeal if the government has any issue with the verdict, remarked the judge.

LHC annuls Absar Alam's appointment as PEMRA Chairman

The reserved decision was read out by Justice Munir Kareem.

Faizabad sit-in: LHC issues notices to federation, PEMRA for banning news channels

The claimant demanded the court to take action against the responsible people.

PEMRA issues notice to TV channels prohibiting talk shows on Hudaibiya case

News on basis of factual reporting without analysis is allowed

PEMRA issues notice after Hamza Ali Abbasi's controversial remarks

In his political talk show, the actor said no one even spits on Pakistani passport

Marriyum Aurangzeb demands investigation into Gulalai's allegations

Marriyum Aurangzeb said that it's shameful to harass women and vowed to end this culture.

Quetta: Generator of mobile phone tower explodes

Generator of a private mobile phone tower in Satellite Town area of Quetta exploded on Tuesday.

PEMRA issues fourth show cause notice to local TV channel for showing Indian teleplays

The CEO of the said channel has also been summoned for personal hearing.

Chinese Foreign Minister welcomed by Punjab CM at Islamabad airport

Wang Yi has come to Pakistan on a two-day visit on Saturday

PEMRA fines Nickelodeon Rs500,000 for airing 'indecent' cartoon

PEMRA also warned the channel to be vigilant while airing content of the cartoon series

PEMRA issues notice to ARY News for spreading hatred against Pak Army

ARY News has been notified for casting aspersions against the Pakistan Army in its programmes

PM, COAS take notice of threat calls received by PEMRA

Both civilian and military leadership assure protection of PEMRA employees

Pemra bars Geo TV from airing interview with former TTP spokesman

The regulatory authority remind Geo TV that it will hurt the sentiments of affectees of terrorism

CJ takes notice against private channel for airing vulgar songs

Chief Justice of Supreme Court ordered PEMRA Chairman to take action against the channel authorities

LHC suspends PEMRA's decision against Neo TV

PEMRA fined Neo TV after it aired the alleged wrong news of Gulberg blast.

Karachi: Equipment used to broadcast Indian channels taken into custody

PEMRA officials started action against shopkeepers selling illegal DTH showing Indian channels

Chairman Pemra determined to stop money transfers to India through TV channels

Pemra has arrested one hundred and thirty out of fifty thousand illegal cable operators

Standing committee orders probe in Dr. Asim's leaked video case

PEMRA also presented the list of 20 TV channels that aired the video

Nisar orders Sindh govt to investigate promotion of suspects' videos on media

PEMRA shall be asked to come up with a code, procedure to curtail such happenings in future: Nisar

Pemra bans Hamza Ali Abbasi's Ramazan show

PEMRA said it took action after receiving 1,133 complaints in four days.

Committee formed for 'effective' PEMRA

The committee would revise, amend PEMRA laws and propose new legislation where felt necessary

Meeting called to discuss SC observation on PEMRA

PEMRA rules and regulations would be reviewed to make effective laws: Pervaiz Rashid

Crime reenactment shows to be banned from Ramazan 1: PEMRA

PEMRA chairman says any channel found violating regulations will be initially shut down for 1 month

Crime dramatizations: LHC seeks programs list from PEMRA in 15 days

The claimant urged the court to impose ban on re-enactment shows.

PEMRA asks TV channels to contain excessive foreign content

The meeting also decided to put control on re-enactment and crime shows.

IHC grants two days to finalise arguments in PEMRA chairman's case

Process of appointing new chairman has been initiated, says Afnan Karim Kundi

IHC rejects federation's plea challenging reinstatement of PEMRA Chairman

Ahmed assumed charge of the post without written order, says plaintiff's counsel

IHC reinstates Ch Rashid Ahmad as chairman PEMRA

The authorities suspended the chairman in an accusation of indulging in corrupt practices.

PEMRA issues notice to 14 TV channels over broadcasting hate speech

Appropriate action should be taken under section 27 of PEMRA act, stated the letter

LHC refers petition seeking ban on Altaf Hussain's speeches to PEMRA

The PEMRA rules do not allow MQM chief to deliver speeches on the television, maintains petitioner

Cops: Teen charged in teacher killing had bloody box cutter

Diana Chism said her son did not have a record of violence.

SC restores Pervez Rathore as acting PEMRA chief

Supreme Court court has directed the respondents to contact Islamabad High Court.

PBA asks SC to restrict PEMRA as per law

The petition pleads the court to term the appointment of interim Chairman PEMRA

No signatures: Time to appeal for extending the ban on Geo lapsed

Attorney General had not filed the appeal as it didn't bear the signatures of relevant authority

PEMRA suspends licences of ARY News, Geo Entertainment, fines 10 million

A penalty of Rs 10 million has been imposed on both the channels.

Defence Ministry moves Attorney General to raise Geo's penalty

Attorney General is told to move IHC to increase the penalty.

PEMRA private members term decision illegal, decide to challenge

Israr Abbasi said the decision is illegal and unconstitutional.

PEMRA suspends Geo's licence for 15 days

PEMRA took action on a complaint filed by the Ministry of Defence.

Pervez Rathore appointed acting chairman PEMRA

PEMRA had been working without chairman since April 17.

PEMRA's Private members form committee to 'implement rulings'

The committee comprises Israr Abbasi, Fariha Iftikhar and Shama Parveen Magsi.

IHC suspends show-cause notices to three private members of PEMRA

Israr Abbasi, Mian Shams and Fareeha Iftikhar were issued show-cause notices for abuse of power.

PEMRA summons key meeting on May 27 over GeoTV issue

The authority also halted action against the channel until law ministry's response is received.

Show-cause notices issued to 3 PEMRA members for 'abuse of power'

The notice also alleges the members to have adopted 'improper conduct'.

PERMA authorised to decide Geo's fate: Law ministry

It said PEMRA committee's decision would be conclusive and binding on all parties.

Will go to court if Geo transmission not suspended: PEMRA member

He alleged that Mir Shakil tried to influence PEMRA members and the due process.

PEMRA suspends Geo, Geo Tez, Geo News licenses, recommends revocation

PEMRA Complaints Council Karachi had also recommended canceling Geo's license.

PEMRA complaints council recommends revocation of Geo's license

PEMRA had sent complaints to the Complaints Council for review seeking recommendations.

'Watching Geo is Haraam,' Sunni Ittehad Council issues fatwa

Hamid Raza said Geo's apology is meaningless, will hold sit-in until channel is shut down.

PEMRA issues Show Cause notice to Geo over alleged blasphemy

PEMRA spokesperson said that the broadcast in question violates PEMRA laws.

Govt trying to postpone PEMRA session: Mian Shamsul Rehman

He warned of strong protests if session postponed upon government’s pressure.

Govt reluctant to proceed against Geo, 2 PEMRA officials boycott hearing

One member Israr Abbasi also resigned from PEMRA's 3-member committee.

Can boycott channels involved in anti-state propaganda: Cable Operators Association

The association warned Geo News to refrain from its 'ulterior motives' or it will be shut down.

Geo News's behaviour 'irresponsible': Khursheed Shah

One man's allegations are no justification to malign the whole institution, he said.

Even enemy wouldn't do what was done to army and ISI: Imran Khan

He appealed to PEMRA to inquire about funding sources of media houses.

Sindh Assembly approves resolution against Geo News

Media should have freedom but not jeopardize national interests, resolution said.

PEMRA's Show Cause notice to Geo News: Response sought within 14 days

The Show Cause notice says that the evidence supplied indeed violated PEMRA rules.

PEMRA issues Show Cause notice to Geo News

PEMRA had forwarded the Defence Ministry's complaint against Geo TV to its legal department.

Pemra forwards defence ministry's complaint against Geo TV to legal department

Defence ministry had asked Pemra to cancel the broadcasting license of Geo television.

Defence Ministry moves PEMRA against Geo News, files evidence

The petition alleges Geo News is involved in anti-Pakistan activities.

Allegations on ISI: Defence Ministry to move against private TV channel in PEMRA

The petition alleges private TV channel to be involved in anti-Pakistan activities.

Islamabad High Court restores Rashid Ahmad as PEMRA chief

The IHC declared null and void the dismissal notification of PEMRA chief Chudhry Rashid Ahmad.

Islamabad High Court reinstates PEMRA chief

Rashid Ahmad had been appointed as PEMRA chairman by the former government on January 28, 2013.

SC bars acting chairman PEMRA from work

The SC was hearing the petition pertaining to the formation of judicial commission.

UN: High blood pressure, glucose a global problem

One in three adults worldwide suffers from high blood pressure, a key trigger of heart disease.

Sindh victim women to be liberated: Altaf

Altaf Hussain said that all Sindhis from Karachi to Kashmor would gather under the banner of MQM.