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Pakistan Banned Indian Content TV & Radio

The Daily Dawn
Dawn Desk Report

Pakistan on Friday banned from television and radio channels to the Indian context, the media regulator said the ban on media tit-determine- Tat that a spike in tension between the nuclear-armed neighbors stepping behind.

Tension between arch-rivals India protests in Kashmir, an Indian security forces have been high since the crackdown began in July, by the security forces following the death of a young Muslim separatist leader.

The relationship, in September, when the militants attacked a military base in India-controlled Kashmir and killed 18 soldiers, raided the New Delhi blamed on Pakistan.

Islamabad denied involvement but the diplomatic fallout, and New Delhi's efforts to isolate Pakistan internationally prompted Pakistani actor and actress of the giant Bollywood film industry in India to call for a ban.

Bollywood film actor in Bollywood movies were banned in Pakistan and Pakistani-down rhetoric against the reaction, Islamabad, Pakistan has responded by enforcing a ban on popular Indian channel.

A total ban 3:00 pm (1000 GMT) on Friday will begin, Muhammad Tahir, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) spokesman told Reuters.

Measure goes further than the strict control of the media, announced earlier this month, when an existing law that only allowed 86 minutes for each day the wind has pledged to boost Indian content channels.

Law is often entertainment channels and cable operators and soap operas airing Indian films in Pakistan was flouted by the wildly popular. Indian direct-to-home services are forbidden to sell, but in general, Pakistan.

Tahir said the 2006 decree by former President Pervez Musharraf last measure that is allowed to proliferate Indian TV channels will be overridden.

At the end of British colonial rule in Pakistan in 1947, was built as a home for the Muslims of the subcontinent. Although the partition was bloody, and mostly Muslim Kashmir since the neighbors, have fought three wars, two of them, a lot of people who share cultural links.

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