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FIA allowed to open 15 centres to check cybercrime

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ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) was on Tuesday allowed to establish 15 cybercrime reporting centres in the country. The Ministry of Interior issued a notification allowing the FIA to establish the centres in all the four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan. As many as five of the centres will be opened in Punjab, three each in […]

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Move for ban on dramatisation of criminal cases

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LAHORE – The Punjab Assembly yesterday adopted four resolutions of public interest including free treatment for hepatitis and ban on dramatization of criminal cases on private televisions. On private members day, six resolutions were on agenda out of which one, presented by opposition legislator Amer Sultan Cheema was disposed off due to his absence from […]

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‘Karachi biggest market for endangered species’

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KARACHI: Karachi is the main market where all kinds of endangered species are brought, according to top officials of the Sindh wildlife department (SWD) and Balochistan forest and wildlife department (BFWD). At the inaugural four-day ‘Consultative Workshop to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade in Pakistan’, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan (WWF-P) […]

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Pakistan Press Foundation expresses concern over attack on Mexican journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto expressed concern over the attack on Mexican daily newspaper El Criollo’s reporter Sala Garcia at his home in Tabasco state by two armed assailants on 10 February 2016. PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter to Mexico President urged […]

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Workshop on illegal wildlife trade held

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The wildlife traffickers trick law enforcement agencies by adopting new strategies to smuggle numerous precious species and use of innovative technology at airports and other routes can help curb the crime. Syed Mahmood Nasir, Inspector General Forests at Ministry of Climate Change, said this here on Wednesday, while speaking at a consultative workshop on importance […]

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Credible proofs of child sexual abuse in Kasur

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LAHORE: An HRCP-AGHS fact-finding mission says it has received credible testimonies indicating large-scale sexual abuse of children over many years in Husain Khanwala village of Kasur district. It is clear that a heinous crime has been committed against children. The references made to a land dispute in the village are irrelevant and nothing can justify […]

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IHC issues notices to TV channels

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Islamabad—The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday issued notices to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and private TV channels for re-enacting crime scenes in their programmes. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued these orders on a petition filed by a local advocate Ch Muhammad Akram. Who had filed an application with Pemra on June 9, […]

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