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Fencing of Pak-Afghan border

Control over movement of people and goods across Pak-Afghan border has been a long felt need. There being virtual anarchy in large areas of Afghanistan, all sorts of undesirable elements have been infiltrating into Pakistan from Afghanistan. They include terrorists, smugglers, drug traffickers and foreign spies and saboteurs. As the …

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Anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat

The anti-Muslim riots that erupted in Modi’s Gujarat the other day are a matter of serious concern. Just imagine, a 5,000-strong mob attacked Muslim village after a clash between Hindu-Muslim students; dozens of homes ransacked, 20 houses torched. One person was killed and at least 12 were injured in a …

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Steps needed to curb trafficking

As per available reports, the menace of human trafficking affects 2.5 million people around the world, most of them women and children. Nearly every country around the globe is affected by the scourge. If on the one hand human trafficking is one of the worst forms of human rights violations, …

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Light at the end of tunnel

Our countries energies woes are known fact and in this backdrop, we are fortunate enough to be blessed with unlimited sunshine that can easily meet the national energy needs. Yes, solar energy, being reliable and affordable, will not only help in easing the power crisis but also diversify the energy …

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Sindh serious in implementing NAP

It is good to note that Sindh has taken the lead in closing down as many as 2,300 unregistered seminaries, while carrying out the process of geo-mapping these institutions across the province. This makes it the only province that has shown more than passing interest in any such crackdown. It …

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Child labour issues

Some of the cases of abuse of child labour and excesses on domestic workers have given rise to demands for protection of domestic workers and legislation to secure their rights. A number of NGOs have become active in pursuit of measures to save domestic workers, in particular child labour from …

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March 23: a day to renew our pledges

In Pakistan, the 23rd of March true greatness is more universal as it demonstrates the ideology of the independence movement; justice for the masses through constitutional measures ranging from electoral safeguards to guaranteed representation in state institutions. It was this day that the Muslim League declared its demand for a …

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Safeguarding the rights of minorities

In a welcome move, President Mamnoon Hussain the other day gave his formal assent to the Hindu Marriage Bill 2017, already passed by both the houses of parliament, aimed at protecting the marriages and the family and safeguarding the legitimate rights and interests of the Hindu families living in Pakistan. …

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The focus is on fixers

Some of Pakistan cricketers are in the news for wrong reason again. Yes, fixing saga is back and this time it is concerning the recent PSL event in Dubai. As per available reports, the FIA has written a letter to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar in which it has requested that …

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