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Raising awareness: Minorities need to be aware of their rights: civil society

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MITHI: Civil society activists have urged people belonging to minority communities to be aware of their rights. Prof Noor Ahmed Janjhi, a research scholar, said that due to lack of awareness about their rights, people belonging to minority communities face multiple challenges. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the ‘Awareness Month on Minority Rights’ organised […]

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President for better education, training of youngsters

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KARACHI: President MamnoonHussain said on Tuesday that imparting quality education and training to the younger generation was the need of the hour. He was talking to a delegation of Kiran and Akhuwat Foundation here at the State Guest House. Students from Lyari area were also present on the occasion. “We desire that the best possible […]

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Powerful bodies suggested to protect minorities rights

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KARACHI: Hate crime, violence and discrimination against religious minorities have increased manifold in recent years and there is a dire need to set up autonomous commissions with judicial powers at the federal and provincial levels to protect their rights, said participants in a meeting held at a local hotel on Thursday. The meeting organised by […]

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Aggression against the blind

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The discrimination that the blind have to face on a daily basis in all spheres of human activity finds manifestation in the linguistic aggression that the blind are all too familiar with and suffer from all the time. As the sighted try to come to grips with their own realities, they invariably use language that […]

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Clean And Green: CDA launches plan to upgrade parks

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ISLAMABAD: The Jubilee Park in Sector F-7 is one of the better public parks in the federal capital. It does not have broken benches, there is a paved track in the park and trash is not strewn on the park’s boundary. Ironically, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has chosen it to launch a new programme […]

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