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Pakistan does a surgical strike on media: brings print, electronic and internet-based media under one regulatory body, with the same laws applying to all

Pakistan has done what India has been threatening for a long time to do: merge its various media regulatory bodies into one outfit. Imran Khan‘s government has approved the formation of the Pakistan Media Regulatory Authority (PMRA) which will comprise the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and the Press Council of Pakistan (PCP). Pakistan’s…

‘Aman ki Asha’ now bears the whiff of newsprint

First two newspaper groups, The Times of India and Jang joined hands to give peace a chance. Now, Hindustan Times reports that newsprint has stepped into the minefield that is India-Pakistan relations. Jang and The Dawn are buying newsprint from India. Image: courtesy Hindustan Times Also read: Sailing with the doves, supping with the hawks