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SOCIETY: ACCESSING THE POLLING BOOTH

SOCIETY: ACCESSING THE POLLING BOOTH

General elections are just round the corner and all parties cannot emphasise enough on the inclusion of all sections of society in the electoral process. That said, what should be a cause of concern are the conditions at the polling stations in terms of accessibility and basic facilities for the marginalised groups of society including […]

wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Mushaal Hussain Mullick along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad

wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader Mushaal Hussain Mullick along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad

Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Mushaal Hussain Mullick chairperson peace and cultural organisation and wife of Kashmiri Hurriyat leader along with civil society will have a rally in Islamabad to mark Kashmir Solidarity day from China Chowk to D Chowk at 11 am on 5th February

Ijtihad is necessary for effective implementation of reforms in society, President Mamnoon Hussain

Ijtihad is necessary for effective implementation of reforms in society, President Mamnoon Hussain

By.Ehsan Ali Hashmi Islamabad; The President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Ijtihad is necessary for effective implementation of reforms in society and Islamic teachings. It is responsibility of the religious scholars to produce such scholars who can perform Ijtihad in order to meet the requirement of modern era. The President said this while talking to […]

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER KARACHI: As street protests broke out against excessive billing by K-Electric (KE) in different parts of the city, civil society organisations, labour and human rights activists on Saturday asked the Sindh High Court to appoint an independent judicial commission to investigate ‘overbilling’ and other issues related to the private power utility. […]

Pakistan, India civil society calls for revival of dialogue

Pakistan, India civil society calls for revival of dialogue

20 March 2016, ISLAMABAD: Key civil society leaders and opinion makers from India and Pakistan, including parliamentarians, former diplomats, former military officers and policy experts met in Bangkok for the 18th round of the Chaophraya Dialogue from 18 to 20 March 2016, organised by the Jinnah Institute (JI) and the Australia India Institute (AII). Pakistani […]