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Pak media watchdog suspends licence of news channel for airing 'contemptuous' remarks against judges


  • Pakistan's media watchdog has suspended the licence of a TV channel for 30 days and imposed a fine of Rs. 1 million on it after one of its controversial anchors voiced  contemptuous  remarks and  cast aspersions  on the judiciary.
  • The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) took action against Bol News on 22 Jan.
  • The authority noted that the channel failed to express regret after being issued show cause notice and instead insisted that it should be withdrawn.