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  • Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

    Apple will set up two new research and development centres in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday...

    Apple said it is adding the two new locations after the two previously announced centres in Beijing and Shenzhen
  • Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home

    President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the US- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centres should be told “not to come...

    ”Democratic lawmakers and civil rights activists who have visited migrant detention centres along the border in recent days have described nightmarish conditions marked by...
  • Christian marriage bill to be sent to law ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Human Rights has decided to forward the Christian Marriage and Divorce Bill 2017 to the law ministry to be vetted, before it is forwarded to the cabinet...

    Meeting participants unanimously agreed that the Christian Divorce Act 1869 and the Christian Marriage Act 1870 need to be amended and upgraded...

  • Clause in draft Hindu marriage bill creates controversy

    ISLAMABAD: A clause in the draft Hindu Marriage Bill, which states that a marriage will be annulled if any of the spouses converts to another religion, is being vehemently contested by both its opponents and supporters...

    The draft bill has already been passed by the National Assembly standing committee on law and justice...

  • Sindh Assembly approves Hindu Marriage Bill

    KARACHI: For the first time in the country's history, marriage laws for millions of Hindus living in Sindh have been codified after the Sindh Assembly approved the Hindu Marriage Bill, 2016, on Monday...

    Senior PPP leader and Sindh Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmad Khuhro moved the bill in the provincial assembly which was later passed after a debate between the opposition and treasury benches...

  • Draft of proposed bill against child marriage discussed

    QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly Speaker Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani said on Tuesday that Islamic Ideological Council, religious scholars and other stakeholders would be taken into confidence on proposed bills against child marriage, cases of acid throwing on women and welfare of disabled people...

    Chairman of Public Service Commission retired Justice Kailash Nath Kohli briefed the meeting on the draft of the proposed bill against child...

  • Hindu marriage bill — all talk, no action

    ISLAMABAD: Despite delivering an emotionally charged speech in favour of the proposed Hindu marriage law, National Assembly Standing Committee Law and Justice Chairman Chaudhry Mahmood Bashir Virk could not convince members of the committee to approve the bill, on Wednesday...

    In his speech at the ‘National Conference on Hindu Marriage Bill’, the PML-N MNA recounted his late father’s efforts at the time of partition, saying that when...

  • National Assembly takes up Hindu Marriage Bill

    ISLAMABAD: The report of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and Justice on the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 was presented in the National Assembly on Wednesday...

    Now that the draft bill has been laid in the lower house, it is just one step away from being approved by the National Assembly...

  • Hindu marriage bill

    A prime example of this strange paradox is the decades-old issue of legislation related to Hindu marriage...

    At the current time, there is no marriage law for the millions of Hindus living in Pakistan...

  • Approval of Hindu marriage bill deferred

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights on Monday deferred the approval of ‘The Hindu Marriage Bill, 2015’ and ‘The Hindu Marriage Bill, 2014’ till July 13...

    The Hindu Marriage Bill 2014, a private member bill was jointly moved last year by Ramesh Lal of PPP and Dr Darshan of Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) while The Hindu Marriage Bill 2015, a government bill was moved by Minister...

  • Another amendment to child marriage bill

    MQM MNA Kishwar Zehra tabled the bill to amend the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, seeking increased punishments for the offence of child marriage...

    Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Yousuf did not oppose the bill, suggesting that it be sent to the committee...

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