The National Assembly’s (NA) standing committee has approved the new Cyber Crimes Bill 2015, which has now been referred to parliament for final approval. By looking at this bill, it is evident that the authorities have tried to deprive the citizens of Pakistan of their basic rights of criticising political figures for their moves. 235 more words
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By Kazim Alam
KARACHI: Reports of a big foreign fund selling its Pakistan holdings took a heavy toll on the stock market on Wednesday, with the benchmark index recording the biggest single-day drop in six months. 459 more words
The Pakistan Medical Association observed a countrywide strike on February 2 in order to protest the kidnappings and killings of doctors. The main agenda behind this strike was to urge the government to provide financial aid to victim doctors, their families and also allow doctors to carry arms for their protection. 97 more words
Published in The Express Tribune, 15 November 2013.
Bitter political differences, pre-poll violence, lack of consensus over just what and how the political system of the country should be — that is the impression you would get if you were to follow the news from Kathmandu ahead of the elections next week. 644 more words