April 11, 2017
ISLAMABAD – For airing vulgar scenes in a movie, regulator PEMRA Tuesday issued a show-cause notice to HBO.
The movie was shown at 7.30am and included scenes which the watchdog said could not be acceptable to Pakistani viewers. The name of the film was not mentioned.
PEMRA said it also goes to show that the channel’s owners, senior management and editorial committee (if at all it exists) have failed to perform their duties.
The management has been given seven days to submit its reply and explain why a fine of Rs1 million not be imposed or its license suspended or canceled.
Dawn, November 15, 2016
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Salamat Ali, a Pakistani correspondent of the Hong Kong-based Far Eastern Review, was sentenced to one-year by a military tribunal on 29 November 1979 in Rawalpindi. Arrested on 13 November, Mr Ali, 45, was brought to the military court in chains where a major passed the sentence. The reporter was found guilty for writing an article – An Upheaval is Forecast – on the volatile situation of Balochistan. It was published on 19 October 1979.
On 14 August 1947 Radio Pakistan started its broadcast with two small medium wave stations broadcasting 18 hours a day with transmitting power of 15 kilowatts, covering six percent of the area and 21 percent of the population.