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PPF concerned over assault on photojournalist in Swaziland

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Vincent Mhlanga, Prime Minister of Swaziland has expressed concern over the attack on a journalist Mduduzi Mngomezulu on September 28. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter, has called on the authorities to investigate this matter and hold those responsible for assaulting Mngomezulu. PPF also […]

CM calls environmental protection council meeting

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Balochistan Chief Minster Jam Kamal Khan on Thursday called the first Environmental protection council meeting to discuss climate change and its impact on the province. CM Kamal, who is also the chairman of the Provincial Environmental Protection Council, expressed his concerns over the lack of interest of the Environment department on this issue. He said […]

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Senate body announces roadmap for protecting freedom of expression

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights has announced the roadmap for protection of freedom of expression and said that there will be public hearing on the matter saying that freedom of expression is getting equal to facing death in the country. The meeting of Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights chaired by Senator […]

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Human rights in naya Pakistan

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Pakistan’s human rights record is not heartening. One would have thought that a political party with justice as its raison d’être would try and take the issue of human rights seriously. However, the evidence thus far does not give much ground for enthusiasm. Instead of continuing to pay lip service or evading human rights obligations, […]

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SC asks PEMRA to register rating companies

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulator Authority (Pemra) to register all the six media rating companies within a week. A three-judge SC bench, headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, on Thursday issued a written order, giving directions to Pemra and the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) to […]

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PM asks Umar to streamline, facilitate IT experts

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ISLAMABAD – Keeping in view the problems being faced by young entrepreneurs in Information Technology sector, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday asked Finance Minister Asad Umar to devise a mechanism to streamline and facilitate the IT experts. Khan chaired a briefing on Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication at Prime Minister’s Office. The briefing […]

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Imran’s cabinet set to be expanded further

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ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet is set to be expanded for the fourth time with the induction of six new ministers that will take its strength to 34, Dawn has learnt. Sources in the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) said that President Dr Arif Alvi would administer the oath to the new ministers, including one minister of […]

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