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Govt rolls back mortgaging F-9 park following public backlash

Govt rolls back mortgaging F-9 park following public backlash

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26th January 2021; By Ayesha Mir; ISLAMABAD; Following outrage by citizens and civil society activists against the government's plan to mortgage Islamabad's scenic F-9 park, PM Imran Khan announced rolling back the decision

Resolve journalists’ issues within 3 months, PFUJ tells govt

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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.
Rights Watch

Rights Watch | 05th August 2020

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Infant girl thrown off building; survives: Police detained a man and woman for allegedly dropping a newborn girl from the second floor of a building in Karachi’s Baloch Colony neighbourhood. The incident took place in the early morning of ...

‘My abduction has a direct relation with contempt case’: Matiullah Jan

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Jul 22, 2020: Senior journalist Matiullah Jan appeared in the Supreme Court today for the hearing of a suo moto case against him. Matiullah was abducted on Tuesday morning but was recovered later at night after a period of 12 ...

Close aide of Abdul Aziz goes missing; Lal Masjid cordoned off

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Jul 21, 2020: Trouble flared in Islamabad yet again as Maulana Idrees, the close aide of Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Aziz, went missing outside Jamia Fareedia in E-7 on July 15. Lal Masjid has once again been cordoned off to prevent Abdul Aziz from ...
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Traders to honk in protest in front of PM house

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Jul 18, 2020: Honking in protest, traders from across Pakistan led a car rally from Lahore, headed for the Prime Minister House in Islamabad. They complain that it has become nearly impossible to do business due to heavy taxation by the ...

IHC dismisses petitions against halting of mandir construction

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Jul 08, 2020: After a suspenseful silence, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has finally dismissed the petitions filed against the construction of the Shri Krishna Temple, and has directed the Islamabad ...
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Hunger, not Coronavirus will kill us: say slum dwellers

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Jul 06, 2020: The health services of the capital announced contact-tracing and testing for the coronavirus in the abandoned slums of Islamabad under the Trace, Test and Quarantine (TTQ) policy on 29th of June but for slum dwellers, the novel ...
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Hindu community stands firm in face of fatwa and petition against temple

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Jul 2, 2020: Just a few days after the groundbreaking ceremony of the capital’s first Hindu temple being constructed, a fatwa was issued by Jamia Ashrafia declaring the act ‘un-Islamic and illegal’. The fatwa came from Mufti Ziauddin of Jamia ...
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Temple at last for the Hindus of Islamabad

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Jun 28, 2020: A small ceremony was held this week to lay grounds for the construction of a Hindu temple in Islamabad, which will be called Shri Krishna Temple. The Shri Krishna ‘mandir’ will be Islamabad’s first functional temple for the Hindu ...