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Press Releases

Complaints against TV Dramas, Commercials & Morning Shows: PEMRA to hold Consultative Meeting with Stakeholders (March 13, 2017)

Media Asked to Show Respect for Terror Victims, their Family Members (February 17, 2017)

PEMRA banned Dr. Shahid Masood and his programme for 30 days starting from today February 13, 2017, 08:00 p.m. (February 13, 2017)

SC sets aside contempt notices to PEMRA Chairman, summons Bol News management on Feb 6 (January 31, 2017)

PEMRA determined to vigorously contest cases, resolves 124th meeting of the PEMRA Authority (January 31, 2017)

PEMRA bans Aamir Liaquat and his programme (January 26, 2017)

PEMRA CoC Recommends Imposing Fine of Rs. 50,000 on Channel 24 for Non-appearance (January 15, 2017)

Complaints on Social Media: PEMRA Teams Seize Equipment from Cable Networks in Jampur, Pattoki (January 13, 2017)

PEMRA Team Raids Illegal Cable Network in UmerKot; Confiscates Equipment (January 13, 2017)

H’onable Lahore High Court Grants Stay order to Channel 24 (December 26, 2016)

Channel 24 Licence suspended for 7 Days (December 23, 2016)

COC recommends Rs. 1 Million fine on Channel 24 (December 15, 2016)

PEMRA suspended Licenses of Two TV Channels (November 26, 2016)

PEMRA imposed a complete ban on TV & FM radios to broadcast Indian content (October 19, 2016)

PEMRA receives complaint from PTI, CoC to hear case on 15th July, 2016 (July 13, 2016)

PEMRA CoC Imposed Fine on Royal News (June 30, 2016)

PEMRA approves licensing for Loop Holder for Cable TV and IPTV (June 29, 2016)

PEMRA banned Geo Entertainment programme “Inaam Ghar” for 3 days (June 27, 2016)

PEMRA CoC Imposed Fine on Samaa TV (June 23, 2016)

113th meeting of PEMRA Authority (May 23, 2016)

PEMRA Authority Deliberates on DTH Licensing Regime (May 18, 2016)

PEMRA Holds Meeting with PBA and Cable Operators to discuss Digitalization of Cable TV Networks (May 11, 2016)

PEMRA imposes fine of Rupees One Lac on Neo TV Channel and directs to air apology (May 11, 2016)

Meeting with PBA & CAP on Digitalization, Postponed (May 3, 2016)

Shahid Masood Withdraws Complaint against Private TV Channels; Seeks Adjournment on Finance Minister’s Complaint (April 30, 2016)

Hearing of Shahid Masood’s Complaint against Information Minister adjourned till April 29, 2016 (April 8, 2016)

PEMRA awards Mobile TV License. Legal due diligence report for DTH Licensing also discussed (March 30, 2016)

PEMRA Advises Channels to responsibly cover Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi incidents today (March 27, 2016)

PEMRA Council adjourns complaint of Shahid Masood till April 8 on his Request with displeasure on his non appearance (March 24, 2016)

PEMRA Finalizes minimum standards for Digital Cable TV Set-Top Boxes (March 22, 2016)

Chairman PEMRA meets CM Punjab – Discussed matters relating to facilitation and growth of Electronic Media (March 17, 2016)

PEMRA issues Advice to GEO News on airing footage of death scene (March 16, 2016)

PEMRA Directs Samaa TV to Air apology on NAB’s complaint (March 16, 2016)

PEMRA directs TV, Radio & Cable operators to stop advertisements of Quacks, Hakeem, Peers & Aamils (March 10, 2016)

PEMRA Fines News One Channel for Faning Ethic Divide and Provincial Hatred; Also Fine TV One and Abb Takk Channels (March 4, 2016)

PEMRA Take Notice of Finance Minister’s Complaint Against Dr. Shahid Masood (March 4, 2016)

PEMRA Imposes Fine on Channel-24 and Din News Channels; Directs to air apology (March 2, 2016)

PEMRA CoC Quetta Recommends Cancellation of 03 Cable TV Licenses; Direct Hum TV to Air apology on Indecent Content (March 1, 2016)

PEMRA Orders Geo & ARY Channels to Pay Fine by March 14 (February 29, 2016)

PEMRA Takes Notice of Shahid Masood’s Complaint against Comments of Information Minister Pervez Rashid (February 28, 2016)

PEMRA Council of Complaints Recommends Fine on ARY News on Charges of Incitement Against Democratic Setup (February 27, 2016)

PEMRA council of complaints Peshawar refuse to renew licenses of Cable TV operators violating PEMRA laws (February 25, 2016)

PEMRA ask Federal Govt to Grant Tax Holiday and Industry status to Cable TV (February 24, 2016)

PEMRA to Keep its Functioning Transparent and above Board (February 18, 2016)

Abb Tak TV Channel paid the fine imposed by PEMRA (February 18, 2016)

PEMRA Council of Complaints recommends Rs. One lac fine on Value TV (February 17, 2016)

PEMRA Suspends Royal TV and Sohni Dharti TV Licenses (February 10, 2016)

PEMRA Council of Complaints Karachi Recommends Fine on Geo, ARY, TV One & News One Channels (February 9, 2016)

PEMRA approves imposition of fines on Samaa TV (January 29, 2016)




Issuance of NOC for C-Band LNBs is suspended till further orders. (March 28, 2017)

Recruitment Notice for the Post of Programme Manager / Broadcasting Engineer (Television) (March 8, 2017)

PEMRA Issues Show Cause Notices to 29 TV Channels for airing false News (February 23, 2017)

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Hum TV on violation of Code of Conduct (February 20, 2017)

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Geo (February 17, 2017)

Prohibition Orders Under Section 27 of PEMRA Ordinance 2002 (February 13, 2017)

Show cause Notice issued to Bol News (January 31, 2017)

Cable operators met Chairman PEMRA, Absar Alam and his team (January 11, 2017)

Update regarding amendments in Terms & Conditions of DTH License (November 22, 2016)

Update regarding Shortlisted Applicants for DTH Licenses (November 14, 2016)

Update Regarding DTH Licensing (November 10, 2016)

Tentative Schedule of Bidding FM Radio Licensing Phase-IX (October 26, 2016)

Attention Notice (Compliance of PEMRA Act is mandatory before placing order for the import of Transmitting Equipment) (October 24, 2016)

Extension in Deadline for submission of DTH Applications (August 13, 2016)

Update in IM and or Amendments in Associated Documents (July 26, 2016)

Final Show Cause Notice – Muhammad Altaf (July 10, 2016)

PEMRA permanently bans reenactment of Crime Shows, Rape & Raid programmes transmission from 7th June 2016 (June 6, 2016)

PEMRA issues notice to Roze TV (May 18, 2016)

PEMRA issues show cause notice to channel 24 on airing remarks about the H’onble Chief Justice of Pakistan (May 12, 2016)

PEMRA serves Warning to ARY on objectionable scene in Drama “Be Qasoor” (May 3, 2016)

PEMRA ordered SAMAA TV to submit reply over indecent remarks of Qandeel Baloch (May 2, 2016)

PEMRA CoC Multan recommends Fine on 2 Cable Operators (April 1, 2016)

PEMRA asks Geo reason of suspension of its transmission in violation of PEMRA Laws (April 1, 2016)

PEMRA issues warning for indecent language (March 31, 2016)

PEMRA Advises Dunya TV for airing unedited indecent language in its talk show (March 31, 2016)

Invitation to apply for FM Radio Broadcast Station Licenses (March 26, 2016)

PEMRA Advises channels not to create sensation, despondency and fear while reporting incidents of terrorism (March 24, 2016)

PEMRA issues Advice to Samaa TV on airing indecent language (March 17, 2016)

PEMRA issues Advice to Channel 92 and Aaj TV on airing insulting and derogatory remarks against Shahid Afrdi (March 14, 2016)

Digitalization Road map For Cable TV Networks (March 7, 2016)


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