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Indictment in DHA double murder case delayed again

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A sessions court on Saturday gave a final chance to the DHA double murder suspects to ensure that their lawyers are present in the next hearing, warning them that if they are a no-show again, the court itself will provide them with lawyers. Atif Zaman and his brother Adil Zaman were booked for the murders […]

Anti-polio campaign: Cricketer, anchors join Geo News to eliminate crippling disease

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KARACHI: The Geo News along with anchorpersons and celebrities, including several top cricketers and actors, appealed to the people of Pakistan to get their children inoculated against poliovirus to save the future generation from the life-crippling disease. The Geo News was joined by former cricketer Moin Khan, anchorpersons Saleem Safi, Shehzad Iqbal, and Absa Komal […]

AIC says social media restrictions will kill Pakistan’s digital growth

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Days after the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government led by Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to impose restrictions on social media, the Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) urged the PM to retract the decision as this could “severely cripple the growth of Pakistan’s digital economy”.  AIC is an association that promotes the understanding and resolution of […]

CJP comes out in support of cyber laws

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LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed said on Saturday the government needed to work seriously on cyber laws and enhance capacity of law-enforcement agencies to deal with the cyber crimes. He was speaking at a seminar on cyber laws, organised by the Punjab Judicial Academy in a local hotel on Saturday. The CJP said […]

Govt urged to withdraw ‘curbs’ on social media

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ISLAMABAD: As criticism of the government over new social media regulations continues, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) and the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) urged the government to reconsider its decision. The HRCP has expressed concern over the rules under which the curbs on social media will enable the designated authorities to […]