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Elimination of child labour a mission: CM

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LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Tuesday said elimination of child labour from kilns was his mission and this menace would be removed at any cost. Addressing a meeting of a steering committee constituted to curb child labour from kilns, the CM said all-out resources would be provided to resolve problems of children working at brick […]

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Penalty for tree cutting to get tougher

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LAHORE: A meeting presided over by Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday decided to enhance punishment for cutting trees through an amendment in the Parks and Horticulture Authority (PHA) Act 2012. The Parks and Horticulture Authority Director General, MNA Jaffer Iqbal, Inspector General of Police Mushtaq Sukhera, PHA Vice Chairman Iftikhar Ahmed, Lahore commissioner and […]

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Man gets three-year jail term for blackmailing girl on Facebook

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ISLAMABAD: Additional Sessions Judge in Islamabad has awarded three-year imprisonment and imposed Rs25,000 fine on a man over the charge of blackmailing a woman by making a fake account on the Facebook. It is for the first time in Pakistan that an accused has been awarded this punishment on such kind of charge. Though the […]

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