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Pakistan blocks BBC World News TV channel for spreading 'anti-Pak propaganda'
Pakistani cable television operators have blocked broadcasts of the BBC's World News channel, and threatened to suspend other foreign channels showing 'anti-Pakistan' content.

MQM 'inventor of extortion' in Karachi: Asma Jahangir
Pakistan's Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) President Asma Jahangir has said that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) introduced extortion in Karachi.

Ex Deputy Attorney General moves Pak SC against media's 'anti-army campaign'
Former Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Sardar Muhammad Ghazi has filed a constitution petition in the Supreme Court to stop the media from criticizing the country's armed forces, intelligence and other security related institutions, especially the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

'Jittery' Pak Govt bans foreign TV channels from live coverage from Abbottabad
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has barred all major foreign television channels from making live broadcasts from Abbottabad, five days after Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed in a US raid there.

Malik orders immediate blockage of anti-Islam websites
Interior Minister Rehman Malik has taken strong note of websites and SMSes propagating an anti-Islam agenda, and ordered an immediate blockage of such sites within 24 hours.

PEMRA fines two TV channels for promoting terrorism, blood and gore
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has imposed a fine of one million rupees each on two private TV channels-SAMAA and Waqt TV -- for projecting terrorists and airing blood and gore on their respective news channels.

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