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Move tarnishes parties’ image: women reserved seats given to kith and kin!

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By: ZULFIQAR AHMAD & NAVEED BUTT The distribution of reserved seats for women in the National Assembly to wives, daughters, or relatives of top party stalwarts while ignoring women at the grass-roots level, has badly tarnished the image of major political parties. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) which had bagged 31 seats reserved for women bestowed […]

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Warning to Waziristan women

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MIRAMSHAH: An unknown group on Wednesday warned that women in a restive tribal region should not vote in elections, threatening punishment. “The people of Waziristan are hereby warned that they should not allow their women to cast votes and shouldn’t let any candidate influence them,” said a pamphlet. Signed by “Mujahideen”, the leaflets were thrown […]

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Three women among five killed for ‘honour’

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M. Waqar Bhatti Karachi: Five people, including three women, were killed in the name of honour in the Farid Colony area of Orangi Town on Saturday morning. Two men stormed into a house at 9:30am and shot dead the three women, a girl and a man on suspicion of them having illicit relations, said Mominabad […]

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PFDC concludes, portrays women as exotic beings

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Faisal Quraishi LAHORE: The Central Asian landscape was inspiration for opening designer Faiza Samee’s collection of short and mid-length tunics and bias cuts that saw a fusion of stripes with polka dots and geometric prints on Day Four, which was also the last day of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. Maheen Karim showed flirty silhouettes […]

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