Enviroment and Animal Rights

Robust efforts for sustainable development: Highlights from Pakistan Economic Survey 2022-23

Pakistan's Economic Survey 2022-23 highlights robust efforts for sustainable development, including a National Electric Vehicle Policy targeting 30% electric vehicles by 2030. Community-driven initiatives, collaboration with Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, and grants for climate resilience showcase Pakistan's commitment to a sustainable future.

Lahore tops the list of most polluted cities in the world

According to a WHO report, Lahore ranked first among the most polluted cities in the world with Peshawar ranking fifth. The report is based on data collected in the year 2022. 

RUDA forcibly acquiring land despite SC order: HRW

According to a Human Rights Watch report published today, farmers face intimidation and criminal charges for challenging unconstitutional land seizures under Ravi Riverfront Project.

Vulnerable Hindu Kush-Himalaya region focus of new UN partnership

April 3, 2023 Staff Report LAHORE A partnership has been formed, in order to focus on issues faced by the vulnerable region of the Hindu Kush and...

Rights Watch | 20 March 2023

Two-Year-Old Boy Abducted, Found Dead in Lahore  On Sunday, the police reported that a two-year-old boy, who had been taken away, was found dead in...

Rights Watch | 28 February 2023

Accomplice of minor`s rape suspect arrested   On Monday, the police apprehended an individual who was an accomplice of a suspect involved in the rape of...

Art show helps bring relief to flood victims

Eminent artists, photographers, and school children displayed their works in an art show in Karachi to help with relief assistance for the flood victims.

23 INGOs get nod to work in flood-hit areas amid call...

The government has granted permission to 23 INGOs to work for relief and rehabilitation of flood victims, amid a call for lifting a ban on the relief organsiations expelled from the country in 2018.

‘ غذائی تحفظ ہمارے پروجیکٹ کا اہم مقصد ہے:...

کیپشن ایک طرف سیلاب کے باعث غذائی بحران کا خدشہ منڈلا رہا ہے جب کہ دوسری طرف راوی اربن ڈویلپمنٹ اتھارٹی نے فیروزوالا میں کئی ایکڑ پر کھڑی فصلیں ہیوی مشینری چلا کر تباہ کر ڈالی ہیں _ روڈا کے مطابق بڑے مقصد کے لئے تھوڑی سی فصل کو تباہ کرنے کا جواز موجود تھا

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کیا شہری ہوا بازی کے وفاقی وزیر غلام سرور خان نے پی آئی اے پر خود کش حملہ کیا؟

Jul 05. 2020: کپٹین خالد تنویر ہیں جنہوں نے اپنی زندگی کے 25 بہترین سال پی آئی اے میں بطور پائلٹ کے گزارے تھے مگر اب انکا نام بھی مشکوک یا جعلی لایسنس رکھنے والے پائلٹس کی لسٹ میں آ گیا ہے جو وفاقی وزیر شہری ہوا بازی غلام سرور خان نے قومی اسمبلی میں پیش کی تھی ...

PALPA terms list about dubious licenses as ‘fake’

Jul 05. 2020: Khalid Tanwir is a retired commercial airline pilot who has given 25 precious years of his life to the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA); he has the experience of thousands of flight hours. But on June 25, 2020, a bombshell ...

International Stories

EU GSP+ review highlights rights violations, media curbs in Pakistan

In an evaluation report regarding Pakistan’s GSP+ status, the EU voiced concerns over rising cases of enforced disappearances, curbs on free speech, as well as civilian trials in military courts in the wake of May 9 riots.

Why Is Pakistan Scapegoating Afghan Refugees?

NOVEMBER 18: Appointed by the generals, the puppet government, which lacks constitutional authority to conceive and implement such monumental decisions, claimed that it would improve Pakistan's precarious security and help its crumbling economy.

‘Treat them under international law’: Afghan migrants gather at Chaman border to finally leave Pakistan

November 15, 2023: Olus Yar Khan Achakzai, the spokesperson of the protest says that the government has already announced that the refugees must leave by November, but that the refugees must be treated under international law and convention.

‘Death awaits me there’ – Afghan journalists in Pakistan fear being deported

Forcibly returning Afghan journalists who have fled to Pakistan would be a flagrant violation of international law and completely unacceptable, warns international organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and urges Pakistan to provide protection to them.