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Daily Archives: October 17, 2019

HRCP supports protest of the visually impaired

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LAHORE: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed its supports for the ongoing protest by visually impaired persons at Charing Cross. Terming the situation unacceptable in a statement, the HRCP urged the Punjab government to support the right of persons living with disabilities to earn, at the very least, a living wage – […]

Teachers pushed for role in child protection

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Islamabad: The role of teachers is not limited to school classes, they should accept the responsibility for their protection until reaching home as well, said Minister of Human Rights Dr Shireen M Mazari on Wednesday. Addressing the children of Islamabad Model School F/7-1 here, the minister said children had their rights protected in the Constitution […]

Pemra bound by NAP to act if jathas assault on state: Firdous

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ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday said the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) did not need any instruction from the government as it was bound to act in line with security parameters set in the National Action Plan if any person at any […]

Senate human rights panel to take up media censorship issue tomorrow

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ISLAMABAD: The Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights, headed by an opposition lawmaker, is set to take up the crucial issues of media censorship and denial of facilities to under-trial prisoners of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in its meeting on Friday. The five-point agenda issued by the Senate Secretariat for the meeting shows that […]

Alvi wants e-textbooks introduced in the country

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LAHORE: President Dr Arif Alvi has underscored the need to introduce e-textbooks in the country to impart the latest knowledge to the youth. Addressing the concluding ceremony of the 33rd three-day annual conference of the Asian Association of Open Universities at a hotel on Wednesday, he said the world had changed due to revolution in […]

Two arrested in Lahore for harassing women on social media

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LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber crime wing on Wednesday arrested two suspects separately on charges of harassing and blackmailing women on social media. In a complaint, Muhammad Muzammil alleged that Azeem Khan was harassing and blackmailing his sister by uploading her objectionable pictures on a social media site. Deputy Director Chaudhry Sarfraz constituted […]