PEMRA issues show cause notice to 31 news channels

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PEMRA issues show cause notice to 31 news channels

ISLAMABAD: (APP) Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Thursday issued show cause notices to 31 satellite television news channels for telecast of a news item about a bomb blast in Gulberg locality of Lahore without verification.

The PEMRA had given 7 days to the management of the said channels for reply to the notice.

Following a deadly blast in a shopping centre in Defence area of Lahore, news report about second explosion in Lahore turned out to be a hoax.