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Bilawal assures protesting journalists of his party’s support

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari said on Tuesday that his party would stand by journalists and continue to struggle against the injustices being committed by the government. “Whatever your economic policy, it is the responsibility of the government to provide financial security to the public by ensuring jobs for them,” he said […]

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Media workers’ protest continues

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LAHORE: The Joint Action Committee of journalists and media workers on Wednesday staged a sit-in outside the press club here.They were protesting against lay-offs and salary cuts. Besides office-bearers of journalists and media workers’ bodies, newsmen, cameramen, photojournalists and media workers joined the sit-in and chanted slogans against the owners of media houses. They announced […]

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Suspected killer of Haripur journalist held

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HARIPUR: The police on Wednesday announced the arrest of one of the two suspected killers of a local journalist. Sohail Khan, the 28-year-old correspondent of a local daily, was gunned down on Oct 16. Ali Sher and Hamayun Mussarat, sons of Mussarat Iqbal of Hattar village, were nominated in the murder FIR.Police promise early arrest […]

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Call for census, registration of miners with welfare organisations

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QUETTA: Leading human rights activist and former director of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), I.A. Rehman, has said problems being faced by workers could not be resolved until society changes its attitude towards the labour class and considers issues of the workers as its own. Speaking at a consultative meeting organised by the HRCP’s […]

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Female home based workers demand formal status

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KARACHI – Speakers at the 3rd annual convention of home-based women workers federation (HBWWF) demanded the government to declare status of 10 million informal workers equal to those of formal sector. The convention held at PMA House, was attended by women workers from different parts of the province who through adopting resolutions demanded government to […]

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