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Vehicle using senator’s number plate seized on journalist’s complaint

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ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan taking notice on an ‘open letter’ addressed to Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani by senior journalist Mariana Baabar, ordered police to investigate it by taking the vehicle bearing number plate, “Senator- RV-333”, into custody, which harassed the journalist and other people on Expressway few days back. Taking serious […]

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PTV rejects opposition’s charge of partisanship

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ISLAMABAD: State-run Pakistan Television on Monday denied that it favours government MPs in its coverage of parliament and that it breached the privilege of the Senate by broadcasting live the speech Defence Minister Khawaja Asif made in the upper house on December 31. “On December 31, the question hour was going on and PTV was […]

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Cybercrimes bill unlikely to pass Senate test

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ISLAMABAD: The government’s proposed cybercrime legislation has met a stumbling block in the opposition-dominated upper house of parliament. Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has vaguely told the government the controversial bill will not be passed unless it is made acceptable to all stakeholders. Expressing reservations over the ‘very controversial’ draft of the Prevention of Electronic Crimes […]

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Acting president for CCI meeting on child rights

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ISLAMABAD – Acting President and Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has asked the government to call a meeting of the Council of Common Interests (CCI) to introduce comprehensive and equal laws on child rights in provinces and ensure their implementation. Speaking at a seminar on child rights at the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS) […]

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