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  • In KP: Who needs a Right to Information Act if it prevents access to information?

    In February 2015, Peshawar journalist Aziz Buneri submitted a request to the KP's Right to Information Commission (RTIC) to access information on budget expenditure in Rescue 1122...

    Under the Right to Information Act (RTI) Act, which was passed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Assembly in October 2013 to better facilitate citizens’ access to public documents and records, Buneri should have received the relevant data within 20 days of...

  • Federal information commission to ensure implementation of Right to Information Act: Chaudhry

    Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday formally notified the Federal Information Commission with an aim to expedite the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act across the country...

    Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Chaudhry said that if departments failed to provide information sought from them under the law, citizens can approach the commission, which will ensure that the requested data is released within a...

  • No judicial probe into Army Public School carnage: KP govt

    PESHAWAR: One year after the Army Public School and College Peshawar carnage, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has no plan to conduct judicial inquiry into the gory incident...

    He said the provincial government had notified Dec 16 as a public holiday, while educational institutions and departments in Peshawar district would remain closed to honour 144 people, who were killed in the APS terrorist attack, pay respect to them and...

  • Review: This Army Public School attack game fails on every front

    In an attempt to honour the valour of Pakistan Army soldiers, the Punjab IT Board last month released an Android game themed on the Peshawar Army Public School attack in December 2014...

    This first-person shooter (FPS) game titled 'Pakistan Army Retribution' is based on the tragedy, when terrorists massacred 144 pupils in what was the country's most brutal terror attack...

  • Parents of Army Public School attack victims feel dejected

    PESHAWAR: As the country is set to observe the first anniversary of the Army Public School Peshawar carnage on Dec 16, the government’s failure to meet their major demands, including the start of a judicial inquiry into the terrorist attack, have deepened the grief of the victims’ parents...

  • PHC orders CTD to make public information about APS carnage

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday disposed of a writ petition filed by the father of a student martyred in the 2014 Army Public School (APS) carnage with a directive to the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) to make public all the information related to the attack...

    The petition filed by Advocate Ajun Khan, father of martyred student Asfand Khan, had sought a directive for the federal and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • PM orders overhauling of public diplomacy, information policy

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has ordered the overhauling of the country’s public diplomacy and information policy for effective projection of national narrative abroad by improving the skill set and orientation of ambassadors and their subordinate diplomatic and media staff at all the missions abroad...

    As part of the initiative, the prime minister has ordered creation of a fully empowered strategic communications division...

  • Rabbani accuses govt of withholding information on missing army officer

    Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Wednesday accused the government of withholding information from Parliament regarding the disappearance of Lt Col Mohammad Habib ? a retired Pakistan Army officer who went missing while visiting Nepal in April...

    He is feared to have been abducted"I have said before that the government cannot hide information from the Parliament," Rabbani said during a session of the Senate after being briefed by...

  • Important information uncovered in relation to Karachi knife attacks, says CM Sindh

    Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah on Friday said that an important clue had been found in relation to the knife attacks on women in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, and that police had reason to believe that two suspects were involved in the attacks...

    Three First Information Reports (FIRs) have been registered ? two at the Sharea Faisal police station and one at the Gulistan-i-Jauhar police station ? on the complaint of three...

  • Chakwal’s historic public school converted into centre of excellence

    CHAKWAL: The Punjab government has converted Chakwal’s historic Government High School No 1 into centre of excellence which will be run by the Punjab Daanish Schools and Centres of Excellence Authority...

    The building of the school built by Sardar Chet Singh, Sardar Harbans Singh and their other friends in 1910 was demolished last year after being declared dangerous by the district administration...

  • Govt asked to make school massacre report public

    PESHAWAR: Speakers at a seminar here on Wednesday urged the government to make public the investigation report regarding attack on Army Public School, Peshawar...

    However, government failed to share details about identification of attackers and number of people involved in the case, he added...

  • Public school exit

    THE other day, someone mentioned that he had decided to move his child from a private school to a public one...

    The reason, he said, was that he could not afford the huge fees the private school was charging and the poor performance of his child...

  • NJV — Sindh's first public school

    If you went around in Karachi asking various students which education institutes they studied in, most would reply in acronyms like NED, DJ, DCTO and so on...

    Recently, just before summer break, my nephew and I happened to visit one such institute, the NJV School in Karachi...

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