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President urges women to avail govt loan schemes

President Dr Arif Alvi has urged women in the country to take advantage of various loan schemes initiated by the federal government for their economic empowerment, regretting that only five percent of the funds available to female entrepreneurs have been availed due to lack of awareness.

Rights Watch | 23rd February 2021

Landi Kotal and Bara tehsils of Khyber district get civil courts under directives of the PHC to facilitate access to justice to former-FATA residents. District headquarters in Jamrud to be shifted in two months, following which all courts in the district will be made functional. For more human rights stories, keep reading.

Rights Watch | 22nd February 2021

Jazz launches 3G and 4G services in South Waziristan border areas a month after Prime Minister Imran Khan assured provision of quality internet in the region. Students express relief and joy over finally being able to attend online classes. For more human rights stories, keep reading.
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Rights Watch | 23rd January 2021

CanSinoBIO has offered Pakistan special access and pricing options for 20 million single-shot COVID-19 vaccine doses, according to the firm's local partner AJM Pharma Pvt; Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani reiterates schools are obligated to call in half its enrolled student body for classes on alternating days; Fisherfolk community denounces discriminatory policies, calls for uplift schemes and an end to harassment of fisherfolk by security personnel

A 40 day sit in, but govt doesn’t care!

September 13th, 2020; By Umar Bacha; KOHISTAN; Harban Bhasha is the site for a multi-billion-dollar project of the Diamar Bhasha dam but the locals are far from happy. Residents have been protesting, for the past 40 days, demanding compensation for their lands & jobs for their youth.