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NCHR calls for review of entire Thar coal project

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Sharing the findings of its two-day visit to Tharparkar to monitor human rights situation, the National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) on Friday asked the Sindh and federal governments to review the entire Thar coal project after looking it through the prism of social benefits for the community. NCHR Chairman Justice (retd.) Ali Nawaz Chowhan, […]

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APNS rejects govt ads policy

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RAWALPINDI: All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) has rejected new policy of federal government for advertisements. An emergency meeting of APNS Regional Committee Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held which was chaired by its committee Chairman Syed Haroon Shah. The meeting reviewed federal government’s new policy for advertisement and its impacts on media, particularly on regional newspapers. The […]

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SC asks govt to upload laws on websites

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ISLAMABAD: A three-member bench of the apex court directed all the provincial and federal governments on Tuesday to upload complete laws on the websites of the Federal Law Ministry. The Supreme Court (SC) bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, also passed certain directives regarding errors in printing/publishing of law books. The development came as […]

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Cyber bill introduced

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The federal government on Friday introduced “The Prevention of Electronic Crime Bill, 2015” in the National Assembly aimed at effectively preventing cyber crimes as well as to contribute to the national security of the nation. The government also tabled “The Minimum Wages for Unskilled Workers (Amendment) Bill, 20415” in the House. “The Prevention of Electronic […]

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APNS rejects wage board notification

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KARACHI: The executive committee of All Pakistan Newspapers Society has rejected the notification issued by the ministry of information on the formation of 8th Wage Board, saying the nomination of APNS office- bearers has been made without its consent. APNS Secretary General Masood Hamid said after a meeting of the executive committee on Thursday that […]

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