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Action plan: Govt devises strategy to protect human rights

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ISLAMABAD: The government announced on Thursday a 16-point comprehensive action plan to promote and protect human rights in the country and allocated Rs100 million for its effective implementation. Minister for Human Rights Zahid Hamid announced the plan, flanked by Minister of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid and Special Assistant to the Prime […]

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Cyber security: Country lags in preparedness: experts

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Security experts have called for a national cyber security force in a policy seminar here on Friday, said a press release. The seminar ‘Cyber Threats: Implications on National Security’, organised by Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), was designed to build a consensus around any possible future threats and the need to encourage indigenous technologies, it […]

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Pakistan submits climate action plan to UN body

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan finally submitted its action plan to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat on Thursday, after missing the October 1 deadline. In the Climate Action Plan, Pakistan did not make any specific commitments. It says the country would only be able to make specific commitments once reliable data on peak […]

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Weather experts call for action plan on climate change

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ISLAMABAD: As residents of Sindh and Karachi, in particular, continue to reel from a deadly heatwave that has claimed more than a thousand lives, weather experts have called for devising a policy or a national action plan on an immediate basis that focuses on dealing with the impact of climate change on people’s health. A […]

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Sethi rekindles hope for Basant revival

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LAHORE: The hope of revival of the country’s most important and once vibrant cultural festival — Basant — in Lahore have been rekindled after Punjab’s caretaker Chief Minister Najam Sethi sought an action plan from the quarters concerned in this regard. Earlier, in last November, the city district government had initiated an extensive exercise, holding […]

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