The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) on Friday gave the government a three-month deadline to resolve the ongoing media crisis which has severely compromised the independence of media in the country.
January 14th, 2021; Bureau Report; LAHORE; The Sindh High Court has issued notice to singer Ali Zafar on a suit claiming Rs 500 million in damages for allegedly tarnishing the reputation of a female artist on social media.
January 14th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; Lawmakers from both sides of the Punjab Assembly have joined hands to end the menace of child marriages by increasing the age of marriage to 18 years for girls in Punjab and make CNICs a mandatory document to solemnize the marriage.
January 13th, 2021; Staff Reporter; LAHORE; Summons, fines & threat of arrests in 2021 has seen a series of actions taken by the higher courts against the govt's inability to recover victims of enforced disappearance.
January 12th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; Women activists questioned the secrecy surrounding the final draft of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Domestic Violence Bill that is set to be passed in the current season of the provincial assembly after a delay of seven years
January 11th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed; LAHORE; The Asma Jahangir group won Lahore district Bar elections. Candidate Malik Sarood won as President of LBA with 2,544 votes. Sadly, no woman managed to grab any seat in the polls.
January 9th, 2021; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; An anti-terrorism court in Islamabad on Friday sentenced three to death for sharing blasphemous content on social media while a fourth accused was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.
January 7th, 2021; Bureau Report; LAHORE; The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved judgment on a review petition filed by three mentally-ill death row convicts against the court’s 2015 verdict upholding their sentence.
January 5th, 2021; Bureau report; LAHORE; In Tuesday's hearing, a 3-member bench headed by CJP Gulzar Ahmed ordered the KP chair of the Evacuee Trust Property Property Board to restore the Krishna Dwara temple in Karak within 2 weeks
January 5th, 2021; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; LHC has directed the Ravi Urban Development Authority to halt construction of the Ravi Riverfront project until an Environment Impact Assessment report is submitted to the Environment Protection Agency Punjab.