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Climate change: LHC summons report of commission’s meeting

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) sought a report on Monday on the meeting of the commission formed to address climate change till November 19. Justice Mansoor Ali Shah issued the order while hearing a petition filed by Asghar Leghari. When hearing resumed on Monday, a representative of the Law Ministry informed the court that they […]

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RTI Commission launches its web portal

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PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Commission on Tuesday launched its web portal, which would enable people seeking information from government departments to submit their questions electronically. The portal has been developed by the KP Department of Science and Information Technology. The launch took place at the information department’s media centre and KP […]

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Govt urged to form commission on child rights

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LAHORE: Child Rights Movement (CRM), a coalition of 30 civil society organisations, has urged the Punjab government to establish a provincial commission on the rights of children without delay. “It is unfortunate that even after ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 25 years ago, there is no body with […]

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Progressive technology: ECP’s ‘8300’ service


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THE Election Commission of Pakistan’s launch of the revamped ‘e-ticket’ service on Monday is welcome news in a pre-election landscape marked mostly by negativity and violence. Now, by sending his or her CNIC number via mobile phone text message to 8300, a voter can obtain information such as the location of their polling station, block […]

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