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Media freedom: Assembly unanimous in condemning TV station attack

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LAHORE: The Provincial Assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution condemning an attack on the office of a television channel. The resolution demanded that the government take the necessary security measures to protect journalists and media houses. The session chaired by Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal had earlier witnessed a token walkout by journalists from the […]

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Lawmakers voice concern over Manchar Lake pollution

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Karachi: Lawmakers expressed serious concern during the provincial assembly session on Tuesday over the discharge of toxic waste into Manchar Lake. During a question hour on issues concerning the fisheries department, Fisheries Minister Jam Khan Shoro evaded the opposition lawmakers’ queries on whether the water of Manchar Lake was fit for human consumption or not. […]

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KP information bill goes to house committee

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PESHAWAR: The government delayed the passage of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information Bill, 2013, in the assembly at the eleventh hour on Monday when Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Israrullah Khan Gandapur agreed to the opposition’s suggestion that the draft should be referred to the House’s select committee for examination and recommendations, instead […]

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