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Pak channels fined for showing Indian content

Source : IBNS
Last Updated: Tue, Nov 19, 2013 04:23 hrs

Islamabad: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of Rs 10 million on ten Pakistani entertainment channels for airing Indian and obscene content for more than the prescribed time, media reports said on Monday.

"The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed a fine of Rs 10 million on 10 entertainment channels of the country for airing Indian and obscene content for more than 10 percent of the airtime," The News International reported.



Show cause notices have also been issued to the channels in connection with the matter.

"The channels that have been fined by Rs 1 million each include Hum TV, Oxygen TV and Play TV while Kohinoor Entertainment, TV One Entertainment, NTV Entertainment, GXM Entertainment, Jalwa Entertainment and other entertainment channels have been fined by Rs 7 million," The News International reported quoting PEMRA sources.

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