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Two INGOs allowed to operate under new procedure

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ISLAMABAD: Two international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) were formally allowed to operate in Pakistan under the new procedure after the process to accord approval under the first-ever policy governing registration and operation of INGOs commenced on Monday. The decision was taken at a meeting held with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the chair. The […]

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On media report: Nisar takes notice of fake death certificate

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has taken serious notice of a media report which stated that a candidate for local government (LG) polls – who belongs to Kot Momin, a town in Sargodha district, Punjab – was declared as ‘deceased’ as per the record of the National Database Regulatory Authority (Nadra). Chaudhry Nisar […]

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Media houses, key buildings get ‘panic buttons’

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ISLAMABAD: Following the interior minister’s directives, the capital city’s police have begun equipping key installations and important buildings – including media houses – with a ‘panic button’, which can be activated in the case of any emergency to summon a quick response from rescue and law enforcement personnel. A total of 78 important installations in […]

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Minister says media should blacklist terrorists

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has called on media houses Wednesday to blacklist terrorists by devising a media code of conduct. Addressing a meeting of parliamentary leaders held at the Prime Minister House, he said that misuse of media by the terrorist outfits should end and this can be easily done if […]

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The media and polarisation

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I have yet to hear a strong voice in the media saying the allegations should be probed and the principle of innocent till proved guilty should be held paramount till the final verdict is out I feel a little odd writing this for the op-ed pages of a newspaper but then I believe it has […]

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