Afghan Biographies

Noorin TV

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Haji Mohammad Aref Nouri, the head of Afghanistan's private Nourin television network, has been arrested by the Taliban authorities for unspecified reasons.(20211227) The Taliban has released the director of an Afghan television station two days after he was detained, the Afghanistan Journalists Center (AFJC) monitoring group said on December 28, 2021. A Taliban government spokesman said the detention was not related to Nouri's media activities.(20211228)

Noorin TV  is a private non-governmental satellite television network that broadcasts from Kabul in Afghanistan. The service was launched in 2007. Noorin broadcasts news, cartoons, films, dramas, music, and many other type of programmes. Their goal is to integrate western influence in Afghan television and create a modern bench mark for how television network stations are run in Afghanistan.

The channel is available in Afghanistan and Europe through the Turksat 3A satellite. They also have a radio station, called Noorin FM, available throughout Afghanistan on 94.4FM. The channel airs Hindi serials dubbed in Persian and Dari such as Kahiin To Hoga. It is the fifth most watched channel in Afghanishtan, Lemar TV being the fourth.


Last Modified 2021-12-28
Established 2021-12-28