Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content

Oct 5, 2016: Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has introduced it is going to droop the licences of media shops airing Indian content material with out issuing prior discover.


Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content.


pakistan-authorities-to-suspend-channels-airing-indian-contentThe media regulator has granted the authority to its Chairman Absar Alam to revoke or droop the licenses of corporations airing Indian content material with none prior discover, an announcement stated on Tuesday.


The announcement got here solely a day after the highest digital media regulator requested the federal authorities on Monday to deliver the extent of Indian content material on Pakistani channels at par with Pakistani media within the hostile South Asian neighbour’s broadcasts as Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content.


Beforehand, Pakistani channels have been allowed to air six p.c content material throughout 24-hour transmission cycle. Till the choice by the federal government, Pemra stated, tv channels and FM radio stations and cable operators have been suggested to strictly observe the present coverage on this regard when Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content.


Pemra really useful that permission to air Indian content material in Pakistan must be linked with the Indian authorities’s determination to permit Pakistani content material on Indian channels. Pakistan is taking this resolution within the backdrop of current hateful acts dedicated by India in opposition to Pakistani artists, the place they have been threatened, harassed and unceremoniously requested to depart the nation as Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content.


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Pakistan authorities set to suspend channels airing Indian content

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