Thousands of workers from different factories and industries in Lahore and Karachi have been protesting against the non-payment of salaries and forced layoffs. Workers said that their employers have not paid them their ...
Immediately after the initial clash between doctors and lawyers at the PIC on Nov 23, doctors had issued a formal apology to lawyers. However, a video of a young doctor poking fun at the lawyers’ helplessness during the Nov 23 incident went viral, incensing lawyers.
Jul 31, 2020: The soothing yet exciting beats of percussion fill the room as Master Sajid Ali uses his precise and complex finger taps to play his beloved tabla. Master Sajid Ali has been associated with this art for the last 35 years. He has experienced various ...
October 8th, 2020; By Hamid Riaz; LAHORE; In 2019, Advocate Inam requested PEMRA to ban Musharaf’s & TahirUlQadri’s speeches because they were 'absconders' in Terror Charges but PEMRA did not entertain the complaint, ironically, citing article 19. This shows the body's dual standards.
Jun 14, 2020: Three year old Khadija Shah has yet to fully understand the fact that her older sister, Zohra Shah, is no longer coming home. Snuggling into her grandfather’s lap, a place of refuge, she often voices out her confidence that her ...
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.
February 15th, 2021; By Ahmed Saeed & Shahrazad Agha; FAISALABAD; Shazia*, 16 years & Sania*, just 12 years old, were both abducted & repeatedly raped but despite fighting hard for justice early on, the family has now become disillusioned.
April 27th, 2021; By Suneel Malik; LAHORE; "The matter of religious inclusivity in the SNC has been presented in public as a religious issue in order to create confusion and generate controversy, despite the fact that in actuality it deals with the curricula, and its provisions relating to basic human rights protected under the Constitution," writes Suneel Malik.
A statement issued by the ISPR said that there was intense public pressure on the ISI and the Rangers' officials to take immediate action on the incident of desecration of Mazar-e-Quaid and therefore, the officers acted overzealously, creating an unwarranted situation that led to a misunderstanding between the two state institutions.
September 24th, 2020; By Rehan Piracha; LAHORE; In another instance of a rape victim withdrawing her case, a suspect has been released on bail by a Rawalpindi court after he married the victim in the courtroom.