CNN International South Asia

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CNN International South Asia
CNN International logo.svg
CountryAmerica
India
Broadcast area
NetworkCNN International
CNN
SloganGo there
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080p HDTV
Ownership
OwnerWarnerMedia International[1] (As of 2019)
Turner International India (earlier)
Global Broadcast News
Sister channelsCNN
CNN International
Cartoon Network
Pogo TV
CNN News18
CNBC Awaaz
CNBC-TV18
News18 Lokmat
Availability
Cable
United Communication Service
(Bangladesh)
Channel 44
Dialog TV (Sri Lanka)Channel 65
Asianet Digital (India)431
Satellite
IntelsatCheck frequency
Dish TV (India)Channel 277
Tata Sky (India)Channel 631
Airtel Digital TV (India)Channel 393
Videocon d2h (India)Channel 359
IPTV
PTCL Smart TV (Pakistan)Channel 098

CNN International South Asia is the South Asia subsidiary of the CNN International pay-TV cable network targeted toward India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and Afghanistan.[2]

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Controversies[edit]

In 2017, a retired Liutenant General and now a frequent TV news analyst and commentatator, Talat Masood told CNN International about Pakistan's nuclear capabilities and nuclear deterrent against any attacks on the country.[3]

In October 2018, the Supreme Court of Pakistan directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) to issue directives to all foreign channels broadcasting in Pakistan to make them aware that, under the existing Pakistani law, they are not permitted to have more than 10 per cent foreign content. This law's purpose was to have the foreign channels focus on local news events also, rather than rehash and rerun broadcasts of American and European TV programs.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Roy, Tasmayee Laha (5 March 2020). "Pogo & Cartoon Network go local with India Originals". Exchange4media. Retrieved 24 September 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ John Herbert. Practising Global Journalism: Exploring Reporting Issues Worldwide. GoogleBooks website. Taylor & Francis. p. 27. Retrieved 5 September 2019. cnn international south asia. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Anwar Iqbal (11 January 2017). "US urges nuclear states to exercise restraint". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 5 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ PEMRA told to ban broadcast of foreign content beyond permissible time Dawn (newspaper), Published 28 October 2018, Retrieved 5 September 2019