Government urged to implement verdict on minority rights

Government urged to implement Court directives on minority rights NEWS Line:- LAHORE:- Government urged the implementation of the court directives about protection of minorities; reforming curriculum for fostering tolerance; setting up Commission for Minorities Rights, etc. It was stated by Speakers at symposium organized by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) and Peoples Commission for Minorities’ Rights (PCMR). Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs, Ijaz Alam Augustine stated that Punjab government is introducing a minorities’ empowerment package encompassing minority quota in higher education, remission in punishment for religious education,…

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Geo-Strategic Environment; PAK-India Situation Reviewed by Corps Commanders

Geo-Strategic Environment; PAK-India  Situation Reviewed by Corps Commanders NEWS Line:- RAWALPINDI:- Chief of Army Staff  General Qamar Javed Bajwa has chaired 219th Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ. In a statement issued by the ISPR, the forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and situation due to ongoing Pakistan India standoff. The forum expressed strong will, resolve and determination to defend the motherland against any misadventure or aggression. It expressed concerns on increased Indian atrocities in IoK following the Palwama incident and continued deliberate targeting of civilians along Line of Control (LoC) by Indian…

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Banned Outfits’ Madrassas, Masjids: Controlled by Govt

Banned Outfits’ Madrassas, Masjids: Controlled by Govt  NEWS Line:- ISLAMABAD:- The government took over control of dozens of mosques and seminaries being operated by banned outfits in Islamabad, Chakwal and Attock on Wednesday. Those which were taken under control in the federal capital are Qaba Masjid, Madni Masjid, Ali Asghar Masjid, Madrassa Khalid bin Waleed and Madrassa Ziaul-Quran by the Islamabad administration, reported Geo TV. The religious places have been taken into control following an operation against the proscribed organisations under the National Action Plan (NAP), it added. New imams…

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Second Mini Budget of PTI passed by National Assembly

Second Mini Budget of PTI passed by National Assembly NEWS Line:- ISLAMABAD:- The National Assembly passed the Finance Supplementary (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019 amid strong protest by the opposition parties’ members. Prior to staging a walkout during the passage of mini-budget, the opposition members tore copies of the bill and raised slogans in the House. Speaker Asad Qaiser had to suspend proceedings when the opposition members, led by Maulana Asad Mehmood of JUI-F, started offering Maghrib prayers in front of his dais. After resumption of proceedings, the House completed reading…

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Abhi Nandan handed over to India as Peace Gesticulation

Abhi Nadan, the captured Indian pilot has been handed over to India. Pakistan handed over him to the India as a peace gesticulation NEWS Line:- Islamabad:- Pakistan has released Indian fighter pilot Wing Commander Abhi nandan. He was handed over to Indian authorities at Wagha Border. His release was announced by Prime Minister Imran Khan as a peace gesture during a speech in Joint Session of the Parliament. Wing Commander Abhi nandan was arrested on Wednesday when his aircraft was shot down by Pakistan Air Force after violation of Pakistan…

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