Fareiha Rehman

  • TISLAMABAD Judicial Commission established for recovery of the missing persons on Friday during a high level hearing directed Joint Investigation Team to submit its final report on seven missing person cases today (Saturday), it was reliably learnt. Joint Investigation Team formulated in November ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Youth Parliament along with its five members were among those killed in the place crash. All the members of the Youth Parliament were under 30 years of age and were active participants in the Youth Parliament. Hassan Javed Khan (Youth Prime Minister), Syeda Rabab Zehra ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Some recommendations devised in the 18th Amendment would deprive the Ministry of Environment of certain powers causing uncertainty and insecurity among its employees with regard to de-federalisation of the Ministry, it was learnt on Tuesday. Debate on concurrent list, 18th Amendment that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Friday while hearing the case after taking suo moto notice against the trafficking of children from Pakistan to UAE for camel race, directed the authorities concerned to take immediate action to stop such an inhuman act. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice ...

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  • TISLAMABAD A petition seeking action against former president General (Retd) Pervez Musharraf and his accomplices for imposing emergency on 3rd November 2007 was filed in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The petitioner Shamshad Ahmad Mangat, Waqt TV reporter, has submitted a contempt of court petition ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Wednesday took strong exception to the so-called reconciliation between influential sitting provincial minister Nisar Gul and the family of abducted Nabila, instructing the accused to appear before the apex court on Friday (tomorrow). A three-member bench of SC ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Spring always brings happiness and adds hues to life, as flowers blossom and birds chirp happily. Like all over the country, beauties of this lively season were welcomed on Saturday in the Federal Capital in a two-day Spring Festival. A two-day Spring Festival kicks off at Photohari Arts ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Rejecting the idea of establishing Commission for resolving the aggravated issue of enforced disappearance, the families of the missing persons on Sunday announced that they would go on strike if their cases were shifted in Commission. The announcement was made during a press ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Dangerous chemicals are the biggest factor behind pollution, therefore, a pragmatic approach and more active role of all key stakeholders is need of the hour in Pakistan to protect human health and general environment from harmful effects of this perilous substance. These views were ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Finally, Pakistan Environmental Protection Council (PEPC) on Monday held its 11th meeting with Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani in chair after a gap of 5 years, a clear violation of rules that bind the body to meet at least twice every year. No high level meeting of PEPC has been ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Sitting outside the National Press Club, members of an aggrieved family from Sindh that has come to the Federal Capital, hope that they will get justice as well as their kidnapped daughter-in-law who was kidnapped soon after marriage. She had married their son of her free will. A ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - A tally of 2,012 cases of child sexual abuse were recorded across the country during 2009. Punjab province topped the list with reporting majority 62 percent of the cases, followed by Sindh with 28 percent, Federal Capital with 7 perent and NWFP with 1.5 percent cases. Sexual abuse of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The two-day consecutive massive demonstration over increase in transport fares has disturbed final exams of the Bhara Kahu students especially, those studying at roadside schools. These are crucial days for students from Nursery to 8 classes because of their final exams for which they ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily adjourned hearing of the missing persons case for almost ten minutes after an army man threatened a senior lawyer. According to details, Legal Director of the Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant Cornel Sarfraz threatened to Hashmat Habib during the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Aggrieved families of missing persons on Wednesday launched a long march from Faisalabad Bar Association for the safe recovery of their dear ones with solemn pledge to enter Islamabad with five million registered followers for staging a sit-in. A signatory campaign along with the long ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Sonia Naz, a police rape victim, who remained in limelight courtesy of the civil society activists, is now running from the pillar to post for justice but no one even ready to listen her ordeal. After highlighting Sonias rape case in media for a considerable period of time for the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Terror victims of Peshawar blast admitted at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Science (PIMS) are still far from receiving any monetary support despite the fact that they are admitted there for the last two weeks. Three family members Rehman-ud-Din, his wife and their only son who ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Reprieve, a legal action charity that uses the law to enforce the human rights of prisoners in Guantanamo Bay and the other secret prisoners is all set to launch a media campaign in Islamabad from 14 March against the illegal detention and disappearance of the missing persons. Reprieve ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Exhibiting grave concerns over the alleged sluggishness of the PPP-led regime to get Dr Aafia Siddique released from illegal imprisonment of USA, civil society activists on Wednesday announced to launch Long March from 10th of March. A series of events are in pipeline as a part of a Long ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The spring, the most beautiful season of the year, is steadily emerging in the Federal Capital with growth of the tiny green buds on the trees and pleasant breeze with fragrance, transforming colours of the pale landscapes into green belts surrounding the citys roads. The arrival of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Expressing dissatisfaction over the governments efforts in safe recovery of Masood Janjua, Defence of Human Rights (DHR) a non-profit organisation raising its voice for the recovery of missing persons in Pakistan, has decided to file his case in the US court through an American ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The much-awaited under construction Zero Point Interchange (ZPI) project has become a constant source of irritation for general public causing great inconvenience for the pedestrians as well as the commuters since there is no mechanism to indicate which road the confused pedestrians and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Speakers on Thursday urged the government to allocate resources for implementation of the National Plan of Action against commercial sexual exploitation of children in the transport sector that exposes them to multiple forms of violence at different levels. Save the Children Sweden in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Though the United Nations Committee On The Rights Of The Child criticised Pakistan for poor implementation of the legislation and adoption of laws with regard to child rights issues, still there is no constructive change in the plight of the millions of children. It has been learnt that ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Despite enactment of Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act 2009, the illegal and unregulated trade of human organs is going on unabated to the sheer disadvantage of vulnerable segments of society, it is reliably learnt. Owing to this illegal trade, the genuine patients are ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Speakers at a rally held in connection with Womens Day, highlighted issues such as lack of opportunities for women; devising of a policy for women empowerment and the connection between protecting womens rights and peace. Representatives of civil society, human rights activists and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Condemning the biased American jurys decision in Dr Aafia Siddiquis case, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Friday criticised the government for not making sincere efforts to get her released from illegal US imprisonment. Fauzia Kasuri, PTI Women Wings Central President at a press conference ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The media professionals on Wednesday in a meeting of Media Coalition Against Worst Form of Child Labour critically urged for conducting fresh child labour survey in order to realise the goals set in the national plan of action, as at present all planning is being done on the basis of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Governments claim to tighten noose around the 'beauty crushers of the Margalla Hills National Park (MHNP) has proved futile with inadequate action taken against only a couple of stone crushers while over 150 crushers are out to ruin natural serenity of the area. At the moment, more than ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Government has unveiled a plan of adopting emission control technology for smoke-emitting brick kilns surrounding the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in a bid to make the residential area pollution-free. The smoke-emitting brick kilns near Benazir Bhutto International Airport, are ...

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