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Call for strong democratic institutions

KARACHI – Politicians, lawyers, human rights activists, government representatives and journalists at a seminar called for strengthening democratic institutions and civil society by shunning all sort of differences to restore peace and harmony in Karachi. Conspiracies are being hatched against Karachi to distort its image. People of Karachi should remain united to foil the nefarious […]


Resolution on domestic violence to be moved

KARACHI – The MPAs belonging to the opposition benches in the Sindh Assembly will contact the Treasury benches MPAs to move a joint resolution with regard to the domestic violence, sources close to opposition benches disclosed to The News. In this connection, opposition benches women MPAs may take their counterparts from the Treasury benches into […]


Call to back resolution on Hudood law

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) on May 26 appealed to the parties opposed to changes in the Hudood laws to dispassionately review their stance. The party also called upon the ruling coalition to endorse the PPP resolution in the Senate reminding them of Gen Pervez Musharraf’s call on May 25 to review the Hudood […]


Fazal opposes changes in laws

PESHAWAR – Maulana Fazlur Rehman, chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam, on May 23 opposed proposed changes in the Blasphemy and Hudood laws and asked the government to refrain from, what he called, ‘working against Islam’. He was speaking at a combine meeting of the party central and provincial executive committees at Nathia Gali. Central and provincial […]