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Human rights ministry asked to simplify Zainab alert bill

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ISLAMABAD: Describing the Zainab Alert, Response and Recovery Bill 2019 as vague, a parliamentary body on Wednesday asked the Ministry of Human Rights to make the bill simple. The committee also asked the ministry to incorporate its recommendations in the bill. Once the bill is passed by the parliament, it will pave the way for […]

Climate Change Ministry fetches record funding

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Islamabad: Suggesting climate change is no more ignored in Pakistan, the federal government’s funding for the ministry tasked with dealing with global warming and everything affected by the growing greenhouse gas levels in the country has hit a record high. The climate change ministry, whose Public Sector Development Programme allocations in the last budget (2018-19) […]

Blasphemous materials on social media: IHC asks FIA, PTA to take action

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday directed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to take action against people involved in uploading blasphemous materials on social media. A divisional bench of the IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhter Kayani issued the directions while announcing its reserved verdict in an […]

Heavy rains expected in Sindh as ‘Vayu’ heads north

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Karachi: Tropical cyclone named Vayu, in the East of Arabian Sea, has intensified and developed into a category-one cyclone. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the cyclone was located at a distance of 725 kilometres from Karachi on Wednesday morning. PMD said that the cyclone had moved north-west during the last six hours, lying at […]

Billion tree project at risk in KP’s tribal districts

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Peshawar: The saplings planted over hundreds of acres of land during the previous spring season in the merged districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are in danger of dying after staff of the forest department abandoned their maintenance due to unavailability of funds. Official sources said the office of the conservator forests for merged districts couldn’t get […]

TV channel fined over malicious video clip

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Islamabad: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has imposed Rs1 million fine on News OneTV channel for airing ‘malicious’ content against National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal on May 23 According to Pemra’s order, M/s Airwaves Media Pvt Ltd (News Onechannel) repeatedly flashed audio and video clips allegedly showing the NAB chairman […]