July 08, 2017
Published 12 days ago
ISLAMABAD –Electronic media regulator PEMRA Saturday warned cable operators not to air transmission of Wesal Urdu, a TV channel inciting violence and hatred and which is not its licensee.
“Strict action will be taken in case any cable operator is found involved in airing this channel’s transmission,” PEMRA said in a press release.
The release said it is a UK-based channel and is being beamed into Pakistan illegally through a foreign satellite operator Asiasat 7, which is out of bounds for PEMRA. It can only be watched by individuals who have installed illegal satellite dishes.
The Express Tribune, November 11, 2016
Every so often we hear of some person who has been arrested for touching someone’s child. His defense is always that it was an innocent gesture of affection or that he was struck by a bout of homesickness and thinking of his own children back home and meant no harm.
Probably he did not mean anything untoward and one ...Read more...
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