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Daily Archives: June 28, 2019

Billion tree tsunami project may increase forests by 1%

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ISLAMABAD: The federal government has estimated a one per cent increase in forest area in the country from the Billion Tree Tsunami Project. Around 0.8 million hectare land would be required for this purpose. The cost of Rs125 billion has been estimated for first phase of the project which would be generated by both, the federal […]

Restrictions on social media in the offing

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ISLAMABAD:In view of the wrong use of social media, the Ministry of Law and Justice has prepared a draft to introduce amendments in the cybercrime law. Minister for Law and Justice Barrister Farogh Naseem said that new rules regarding cybercrime are being framed and will be presented in cabinet once finalised. He said that Prime […]

PTA, Pemra submit replies in IHC in PTM case

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ISLAMABAD   –   Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and PEMRA have submitted their replies before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in a petition filed against anti-state and anti-army rhetoric of Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement. A single bench of IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq conducted hearing of the petition seeking ban on PTM as the same has neither been […]

Media, NGOs facing state pressure over HR protection: Babar

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Islamabad: Former PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar said NGOs, playing role in protecting human rights, and media are facing state pressure and as a result there in no organised voice for the rights of minorities. Farhatullah Babar expressed these views while addressing a ceremony Thursday regarding representation of non-Muslim in media. He said that intellectual infrastructure […]

Bar on media to use word ‘selected’

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Islamabad: The National Assembly on Thursday witnessed uproar when Opposition Leader Shahbaz Sharif called Imran Khan a ‘selected’ prime minister a few minutes after the Leader of the House took his seat. Shahbaz was speaking on the issue of hike in the power tariff when Imran Khan entered the House. The treasury benches’ members rose […]