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Pemra slaps fine on Neo News for airing sexiest remarks against Nida Dar

The clip from the show 'G Sarkar with Nauman Ijaz' caught the attention and ire of social media.


Pemra slaps fine on Neo News for airing the sexiest remark about the female cricketer Nida Dar, it emerges on Friday.

As being reported, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed a fine of Rs200,000 on news channel Neo News for airing “insensitive, demeaning, derogatory and hateful” remarks against Pakistan women’s cricket team player Nida Dar during its programme ‘G Sarkar with Nauman Ijaz’.

The program went air on June 6, and as the clip from the show was shared on social media it left the netizens in disgust.

As being reported, renowned tennis player Aisamul Haq Qureshi had filed a complaint with Pemra’s Council of Complaints through Barrister Khadija Siddiqi, seeking action against Neo News.

Check how the participants of the show including former bowler Abdul Razzaq degrade and shame the career and appearance adopted by female cricketers.





the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.