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Ministry denies Online news agency’s report on SC remarks

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights on Wednesday took serious notice of a news report published in various sections of the press referring to the Supreme Court stating “Trials by military courts in democracy is dictatorship” terming it totally baseless and contrary to the proceedings of the apex court. In a statement […]

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SHC grants stay against The News and its publisher

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KARACHI: Justice Hassan Azhar Rizvi of the Sindh High Court stopped the publisher of an English newspaper, The News, from publishing any defamatory news against Aqeel Karim Dhedi (AKD) and his brokerage house. The judge passed this order on a defamation suit No 606-2013 filed by Aqeel Karim Dhedi through his counsel Barrister Murtaza Wahab. […]

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Analysis: Indo-Pak relations and the curse of 24/7 TV

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ISLAMABAD: By snubbing Nawaz Sharif’s invitation to be part of his swearing in, the Indian prime minister hardly surprised anybody. War lobbies in both India and Pakistan continuously focus on the issues that prevent reconciliation, and the media happily stokes differences. A recent appearance in a live debate on one of the prime Indian channels […]

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Abbas Athar: Friend incomparable

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A requiem for Abbas Athar can no longer be postponed. He had stopped speaking quite some days ago and he took his last breath in the early hours of Monday (May 6). It is not possible for him to come out of coma and ask his attendants about what they had been doing during the […]

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Steps urged to reassure women voters

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Jamal Shahid ISLAMABAD: Although the National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) appreciated measures taken to ensure participation of women in the upcoming elections, the statutory body believes there remains a lot more to do. At a press conference held on Tuesday, the NCSW urged the Election Commission of Pakistan to increase representation of […]

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