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Daily Archives: June 30, 2019

President Alvi calls for addressing social issues

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Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi reiterated his pledge to play constitutional role to address the social changes and societal issues. Talking to a delegation of the Executive Committee of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), the president said it is imperative to address issues like malnourishment, infant mortality, high population rate and property rights for […]

The News colleagues’ fond memories of veteran journalist Anil Datta

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The News International senior staffer Anil Datta’s colleagues remember him as an erudite and affectionate person. The veteran journalist passed away due to heart failure on Friday evening at the age of 74. Subeditor Saba Habib said that in her eight-month period at the city desk, she found Datta to be a committed employee, true-hearted […]

Rethinking Peca

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SEEN as a tool for repressive governmental sanctions on online free speech by rights activists, the Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act (Peca) 2016 was bulldozed through parliament as it was considered necessary by the government of the time to address the inadequacy of Pakistan’s existing criminal legislation and legal system in dealing with new and emerging […]

Human rights top priority of Sindh govt, says Wahab

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Karachi – Barrister Murtaza Wahab, adviser to Sindh chief minister on information, archives, law and anti-corruption, said on Saturday the government should ensure general public’s participation at all levels to identify the real issues being faced by them. The adviser said that unification of the government and the general public was in the interest of […]