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TTP splinter groups unite to launch offensive on Pakistan

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September 21, 2020 A high-level meeting of banned outfits with a history of targeting Pakistan has united under TTP banner in Afghanistan and has vowed to launch attacks on Pakistan, particularly Mian Iftikhar Hussain (ANP) and Aftab Khan Sherpao. LEAs are war of the merger....

Rights Watch | September 3rd 2020

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40 million polio vaccinations planned Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health, Dr. Faisal Sultan announced plans to coordinate with the provinces to...

Campaigners call for new, independent body for missing persons

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Speaking at a webinar, organized by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), to mark the International Day of Enforced Disappearances, I A Rehman said the present inquiry commission had proved ineffective in dealing with cases of enforced disappearances as its head was now chairman of the National Accountability Bureau.

Is Pakistan carrying a secret biological weapons program?

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Aug. 06, 2020: Editor of Australian news outlet Klaxon, Mr. Anthony Klan, had published a report earlier in July claiming that the Wuhan Institute of Virology has signed a three-year secret deal with Pakistan Military’s Defense Science ...

Balochistan: Covid-19 has made female patients even more vulnerable

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Aug. 6, 2020: Emergency calls to Habib Ullah Rind who runs the Saiban Welfare Trust have hit a dramatic rise in the blistering heat of Sibi. He is busy in giving first aid to a hermit (darvesh), who has been badly struck by a heat wave, when ...

Single National Curriculum and parents’ freedom to choose

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To summarize, the essence of parents’ freedom to choose for their children, there is no confusion in international instruments stressing on choices. The direction for the state is to maintain the conformity of minimum education ...
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Effects of the pandemic on routine immunization could lead to a second healthcare crisis

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Jul 19, 2020: Pakistan will resume its routine immunization campaign under the Polio Eradication program on July 20, after nearly a five-month hiatus. Around 800,000 children will receive essential vaccines through a door-to-door campaign ...
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Unanimous agreement on minimum age for marriage at 18 years

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Jul 11, 2020: Lawmakers in Punjab have vowed to amend Punjab's child marriage law and to increase the minimum age of marriage of girls from 16 to 18 years. Currently, the minimum age for marriage of girls in Punjab is 16 but it was ...
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World Population Day: For the love of sons

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Jul 11, 2020: With a population of over 220.97 million as of 2020, Pakistan is the fifth most populous country in the world, and with its relatively smaller landmass as compared to other populous countries, it is also among the most densely populated ...

Is Pakistan Serious about Forced Conversions?

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Of late, the State seems to be genuinely interested in fostering a safer and more conducive environment for Pakistan’s religious minorities. Their concerns have long remained unaddressed and unresolved so ...