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  • Growers’ body says anti-Sindh, anti-Pakistan lobbies opposing dams

    HYDERABAD: Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) general secretary Zahid Bhurgari has said that anti-Sindh and anti-Pakistan lobbies wanted to destroy the farm sector of the province and the country by opposing plans of building dams while India is building reservoirs on the waters bordering Pakistan...

    If the dams were not built, Pakistan and Sindh would face severe water scarcity and the agriculture sector would be destroyed...

  • Pakistan passes anti-honour killings and anti-rape bills

    ISLAMABAD: A joint session of the Parliament unanimously approved anti-honour killing and anti-rape bills moved by PPP Senator Farhatullah Babar on Thursday...

    Before moving the Anti-Rape Bill, Babar informed the joint session: "The bill will prove to be effective in curbing rape cases across the country...

  • Zardari rejects budget as anti-poor, anti-farmer

    ISLAMABAD: Former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has described federal budget for 2015-16 as “anti-poor and anti-farmer” and said the document is devoid even of small steps that could have taken the country closer to equitable distribution of resources and opportunities...

    PPP spokesman Farhatullah Babar quoted Mr Zardari as saying the government seemed to have reneged on its promise to implement the consensus reached...

  • Anti-honour killing, anti-rape bills finally passed

    The Anti-Honour Killing Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 and the Anti-Rape Laws (Criminal Amendment Bill) 2015 were originally piloted by PPP legislator Sughra Imam and passed by the Senate in March 2015...

    Both parties were not ready to vote for the proposed laws because they considered them to be against the tenets of Islam, though their primary objections were to the anti-honour killing bill...

  • GB police blocks 141 social media accounts for posting anti-religious, anti-state content

    Gilgit-Baltistan police has blocked 141 social media accounts and taken legal action against five people for spreading religious hatred and posting anti-state content online, it was learnt on Friday...

    AIG Hanifullah said that following the monitoring of social media sites, 104 accounts were blocked for posting anti-state content while another 37 were stopped for spreading religious hatred...

  • (Anti)-Anti-CAA: Delhi protesters shot at third time in four days

    In the third incident of its kind in New Delhi, unidentified suspects opened fire at the gate of Jamia Milia Islamia University amid anti-citizenship protests in the Indian capital, reported NDTV on Monday...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government insists the law is required to help persecuted minorities who fled to India before 2015 from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan...

  • Anti-corruption body chairman to be appointed by provincial assembly, says Murad

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that after repealing the NAB law [the Sindh jurisdiction] the provincial government is going to restructure and strengthen the Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) through legislation under which the provincial assembly, treasury members and the opposition, would be empowered to appoint its chairman...

    “Under 18th Constitutional Amendment the 6th schedule was omitted, therefore the NAB...

  • Khalid Latif agrees to appear before PCB anti-corruption body on May 2

    Cricketer Khalid Latif, who is being investigated for his suspected involvement in a Pakistan Super League spot-fixing scandal, in a letter to a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official on Saturday agreed to appear before the body's Vigilance and Security Department (VSD) on May 2 ? a meeting he has refused to attend in recent weeks...

    Latif had earlier declined to attend the meeting, telling the PCB that he refused to appear before the...

  • NAB to sign MoU with Malaysia’s anti-graft body

    ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry met Chief Commissioner of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Datuk Mustafar Ali in Kuala Lumpur on Friday...

    The NAB chairman was invited as key participant to share Pakistan’s initiatives in curbing corruption...

  • Body to monitor anti-dengue measures as virus continues to spread

    RAWALPINDI: A Punjab cabinet subcommittee on dengue will monitor an anti-dengue drive in Rawalpindi, and an external evaluation of City District Government Rawalpindi’s (CDGR) efforts in this regard will also be conducted...

    During the meeting Rafique said that members of the subcommittee would stay in Rawalpindi for one week to supervise the anti-dengue measures carried out by various government departments...

  • Veteran Nepal editor held for opposing anti-graft body chief

    Dixit, the co-publisher of Himalmedia and civil rights activist, however, termed the CIAA move a part of revenge against him for opposing the appointment of Lokman Singh Karki as the head of the anti-graft body...

    The CIAA said that the action was taken for “his defiance and non-cooperation in the anti-graft body’s investigation despite repeated notices to appear before it”...

  • Senate body recommends disbanding of 'anti-women' Council of Islamic Ideology

    ISLAMABAD: Holding the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) responsible for the rise in incidents of violence against women, members of the Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights on Tuesday recommended disbanding the body and urged the government to ban the use of Qisas and Diyat laws in honour-killing cases...

    The CII, a constitutional body, advises the legislature whether or not a certain law is repugnant to Islam, in particular...

  • Anti-corruption body trying to harm KP’s bid to promote soft image

    PESHAWAR: In an effort to prove an ace, leaks from the Anti-Corruption Establishment Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to news-hungry media, questioning authenticity of Peshawar Museum’s rich and unique collection of antiquity, have done immense harm to an institution, which has depicted soft image and history of the militancy-hit region so far...

    All that went down the drain when the media relying on leaks from the Anti-Corruption Establishment...

  • India’s anti-graft body head arrives to attend Saarc meeting

    ISLAMABAD: The head of India’s anti-corruption body arrived here on Sunday to attend a conference of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc)...

    Shri Premanshu Biswas, Director General of India’s Central Vigilance Commission, was received at the airport by officials of the National Accountability Bureau, the host of the first Saarc conference on anti-corruption measures...

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