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Cyber Crimes Bill: democracy or hypocrisy?

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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KSE-100 Index falls by over 800 points as foreign selling creates panic

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

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Attack On Churches

After the unfortunate events of March 15 when two churches were attacked in Lahore resulting in many deaths, two men were brutally lynched and torched by people posing as protestors. 142 more words

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Doctors in Danger

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

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Nepal is the best

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

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Jyotsna Ji's vote

For The Express Tribune on 10 April 2014

Jyotsna ji has been my house help since 2006. She hails from a village East Midnapore district in West Bengal. 844 more words

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The digital divide bogey

For The Express Tribune, 12 June 2014

I first set up a blog in 2004, or was it early 2005? I had been so impressed by a blog some people had put up about the… 781 more words

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