Pakistan round-up: PM Sharif approves scrapping of CPEC authority – Times of India

Pakistan’s media watchdog has banned the broadcast of former prime minister Imran Khan’s live speeches on all satellite television channels with immediate effect, hours after he threatened state institutions and government officials while addressing a rally in Islamabad. .

However his recorded speeches can be broadcast after an effective delay mechanism to ensure monitoring and editorial control.

Khan had threatened to register a case against top police officials, a woman magistrate, the Election Commission of Pakistan and political opponents over the arrest of an aide. read full story