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Press Releases

PEMRA suspends NEO TV licence with immediate effect on illegal transmission of News and Current Affairs content

PEMRA directs Neo TV to immediately stop illegal transmission of News and Current Affairs content & revert to its original programming of Entertainment

PEMRA imposed fine of Rs. 1 Million on Dawn News for airing fake news pertaining to demise of British Prime Minister

PEMRA Regional Office Karachi raids on Cable TV networks in the city

PEMRA Regional Office Karachi raids Cable TV Network in Korangi

Islamabad High Court upholds PEMRA’s order for suspension of “Champion” on Bol Entertainment

PEMRA floats consultation paper for Regulating Web TV & OTT Content services in Pakistan

Clarification with regard to Public Service Messages aired on Diamer-Bhasha & Mohmand Dams Fund

Chairman PEMRA visits PEMRA Regional Office Lahore

Chairman PEMRA assumes charge today

PEMRA issues show cause notices to four channels for airing indian content

PEMRA COC recommends fine on ‘BOL NEWS’ for launching hate campaign in Aamir Liaquat’s programme ’Aisay Nahi Chalay Ga’

PEMRA Uploads Questionnaire On Satellite TV Policy on its Website, Invites Stakeholders, General Public to give their Input

PEMRA issued directions to restore all TV Channels on their original positions


Airing of fake news: PEMRA forwards IB’s complaint against ‘ARY News’ to COC for necessary action

Show cause issued to Geo News for airing content in violation of code of conduct during Shahzaib Khanzada’s Programme

Fire Fighting training, mock exercise held at PEMRA Head Office

PEMRA Issues Warning to ARY Digital for Airing Advertisement Prohibited by PEMRA

PEMRA Warns Dharti TV for Broadcasting Advertisement on Black Magic

PEMRA Issues Warning to Samaa TV over Airing Suicide Scenes

PEMRA Issues Warning to Apna TV for Airing Indecent Content in their Morning Show

SHC Allows Indian Dramas on ‘Urdu-1’; Stops PEMRA from Proceeding against Law Violators; PEMRA to Challenge order in SC

Complaints against TV Dramas, Commercials & Morning Shows: PEMRA to hold Consultative Meeting with Stakeholders

Media Asked to Show Respect for Terror Victims, their Family Members

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


SC sets aside contempt notices to PEMRA Chairman, summons Bol News management on Feb 6

PEMRA determined to vigorously contest cases, resolves 124th meeting of the PEMRA Authority

PEMRA bans Aamir Liaquat and his programme

PEMRA CoC Recommends Imposing Fine of Rs. 50,000 on Channel 24 for Non-appearance

Complaints on Social Media: PEMRA Teams Seize Equipment from Cable Networks in Jampur, Pattoki

PEMRA Team Raids Illegal Cable Network in UmerKot; Confiscates Equipment

H’onable Lahore High Court Grants Stay order to Channel 24

Channel 24 Licence suspended for 7 Days

COC recommends Rs. 1 Million fine on Channel 24

PEMRA suspended Licenses of Two TV Channels

PEMRA imposed a complete ban on TV & FM radios to broadcast Indian content

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

PEMRA CoC Imposed Fine on Royal News


PEMRA approves licensing for Loop Holder for Cable TV and IPTV

PEMRA banned Geo Entertainment programme “Inaam Ghar” for 3 days

PEMRA CoC Imposed Fine on Samaa TV

113th meeting of PEMRA Authority

PEMRA Authority Deliberates on DTH Licensing Regime

PEMRA Holds Meeting with PBA and Cable Operators to discuss Digitalization of Cable TV Networks

PEMRA imposes fine of Rupees One Lac on Neo TV Channel and directs to air apology

Meeting with PBA & CAP on Digitalization, Postponed

Shahid Masood Withdraws Complaint against Private TV Channels; Seeks Adjournment on Finance Minister’s Complaint

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

PEMRA awards Mobile TV License. Legal due diligence report for DTH Licensing also discussed



PEMRA issues directives on media coverage / reporting on Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Prohibition of TVC – Power Full

Report on Fake News aired during 1st to 30th April 2020

In the wake of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, PEMRA issues directives for its licensees on Ramadan Transmission

Report on Fake News aired during 14th to 28th February 2020

Report on Fake News aired during 1st to 14th February 2020

Report on Fake News aired during the month of January 2020

Report on Fake News aired during the month of December 2019

Report on Fake News aired during the month of November 2019

Judgment in SUO MOTU CASE NO.28 of 2018 Regarding Discussion in TV Talk Show with regard to a Sub-judice Matter

PEMRA issues show cause notices to Six STV Channels on violating ECP’s Code of Conduct for Media

Advice Regarding General Elections – 2018

PEMRA issues instructions to all STV Channels & FM Radio Licensees not to air insolent worded media campaign of any political party

PEMRA issues notice to all STV Channels FM Radio Licensees to ensure fair and balanced coverage

Application Form for Satellite Television Broadcast Station License

Public Hearing for Grant of Direct to Home (DTH) Distribution Service Licences

Invitation to Apply for Satellite Television Broadcast Station Licence

Compliance of The Hon’ble Supreme Court of Pakistan orders in the matter of Human Rights Case No. 22753-S of 2018

PEMRA prohibits Bol News to broadcast or Re-broadcast, programmes titled “Ramzan Main Bol” and “Aisa Nahi Chalay Ga”

Public Announcement

PEMRA Chairman Relinquishes his Charge after Lahore High Court Decision.

Consultation regarding policy on Electronic Media / Satellite TV

Guidelines of the Authority on Media Coverage of Sit-in at Faizabad, Islamabad

Consultation on Dubbing of Foreign Content in Urdu or other Local or Regional Languages on Landing Rights and Satellite TV Channels

Recruitment Notice for the Post of Programme Manager / Broadcasting Engineer (Television)

PEMRA Issues Show Cause Notices to 29 TV Channels for airing false News

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Hum TV on violation of Code of Conduct

PEMRA issues show cause notice to Geo

Prohibition Orders Under Section 27 of PEMRA Ordinance 2002

Show cause Notice issued to Bol News


Show Cause Notice

ARY deposited fine imposed by PEMRA

Show Cause Notice to Express News

PEMRA issues Show Cause Notice to Mr. Muazam Abbas (Field Inspector)

PEMRA issues Show Cause Notice to Mr. Dil Nawaz (Photocopy Machine Operator)

BBC Urdu served Show Cause Notice by PEMRA

Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on March 16, 2011 issued a show cause notice to BBC Urdu for publishing a misleading advertisement in the daily newspapers on 15.3.2011 & 16.3.2011, inviting general public to listen its services through FM Radio networks across the country. The show cause notice explicitly states that BBC Urdu services … Continue reading BBC Urdu served Show Cause Notice by PEMRA

PEMRA issues Show Cause Notice to Mr. Asad Ali Shah (Dispatch Rider)