channel off

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vt sep (lit)ableiten; (fig)abzweigen
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He said PEMRA had no legal justification to take the private news channel off air during the crackdown against protester belonged to Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLYRA) as the channels were operating under the PEMRA's code of conduct.
Boats are dotted in the English Channel off the Sussex coast during the search for the missing men.
PEMRA chief's claims have come in days after license of the Bol Television Network was suspended and the authorities concerned were ordered to take the channel off air.
That little stunt where you switched the channel off for an hour in a bid to get people off the couch?
A passer-by with a tracking app traced the phone's GPS, which showed it being washed out of reach into the English Channel off Gorey beach in Jersey.
In a three-page resolution released Thursday, the high courts Second Division granted the PCG request and directed the Basco RTC Branch 13 to forward to the executive judge of the Manila RTC the records of the case involving eight PCG personnel charged for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese poacher at the Balintang Channel off Batanes in May 2013.
Inspector Andy Walbeoff said: "I understand from the coastguard it was a 13m yacht on a leisure day out in the channel off Lavernock Point.
The confrontation turned violent last month, with thousands trying to storm Sharif's house in the capital Islamabad and briefly taking the state television channel off the air.
Pakistani soldiers and paramilitary forces entered the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad on Monday after a crowd of protesters stormed the building and took the channel off the air.
If Twenty-First Century Fox succeeds in buying Time Warner, it's likely to sell CNN and pay billions of dollars in taxes rather than go through the headaches of spinning the cable news channel off to shareholders of the merged company, according to people familiar with the matter.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has come up with a new set of rules of engagement to prevent incidents like the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman in Balintang Channel off Batanes.
TWO divers died yesterday after getting into difficulties during an underwater expedition in the Channel off Eastbourne, East Sussex.