Maldives’ human rights worsening, Amnesty tells UN
Bangladesh opposition says leader's Internet, electricity cut amid protests
72-hour shutdown across Bangladesh from Sunday as blockade continues
Nepal leaders take dig at ‘meddling’ India, praise China’s ‘neutrality’
Sujatha Singh's removal: Ousted Indian official speaks out
Afghan Taliban concerned at harassment of fellow nationals

Recent Headlines

South Asia Media Monitor

Bhutan's private media seeks to merge

The Media Owners Association of Bhutan (MOAB) is considering a merger of private media companies and has sought government incentives to make it feasible. The association wrote to Bhutan Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay about the idea after a meeting of its members held on January 27. Tobgay had recently mooted the idea of merging media companies, Bhutan's national newspaper Kuensel reported. On Tuesday, the association with its members discussed the idea but majority of them felt that...

LHC prayed to order restoration of Geo TV on old numbers

On applications filed against non-restoration of Geo TV to its previous number in different cities of Punjab, Justice Ijazul Ahsan of Lahore High Court (LHC) has directed Deputy Attorney General (DAG) to seek reply from Pemra and inform the court on July 10 as to why the channel’s transmission had not been restored to the previous position on the cable after 15-day suspension and payment of fine. The court directed the DAG to get a specific answer from Pemra as to what action it took after...

Diplomats express support for SAFMA

ISLAMABAD: Diplomats from member countries of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and the European Union Wednesday lauded South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA)'s efforts for peace and cooperation in South Asia and expressed their support to its future plans. At a briefing, SAFMA Secretary General Imtiaz Alam shared with the envoys details of the association's activities during the last 14 years since its inception. SAFMA, an association of journalists from across...

Memorandum of Association

1. Preamble The status of women in the countries of South Asia — under feudal traditions, chauvinist ideologies, patriarchal family and authoritarian traditions and structures—needs to be addressed. Women media persons also face discrimination on the basis of their gender, and share common concerns with other women that can be resolved by working together towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. The media have a great potential to promote gender equality by portraying women and...

Memorandum of Association

South Asia has seen an unprecedented media explosion over the past few years, but this has not been untrammelled growth. The region’s media face numerous obstacles and restrictions. Media freedom remains under threat in South Asia as corporate interests increasingly define both content and form. Journalists and media outlets are attacked for practising their profession in an independent manner. Media laws have not kept pace with the 21st century. The right to know and freedom of expression are...

Projects In-Progress

Eight researches to be published soon: 1.Human Security 2.Women in South Asia 3.Education in South Asia 4.Media in South Asia 5.Democracy, Ethnicity and Nation-Building 6.Militancy and Conflict 7.Pak-Afghan Relations 8.Minorities in South Asia

FMP Production Facility

The production facility is composed of the following units, which functions in concert with each other for the development, marketing and sales of products developed at the production facility. Creative unit Marketing unit HD Production Studio Training facility with studio and EFP Postproduction Unit Video conferencing and seminar setup Web broadcast for audio/video streams and FM radio trials The facility is developed with the objective of establishing channels for dissemination of an...

RSS Contact Us