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APNS expresses grief over assassination

APNS expresses grief over assassination

KARACHI – The All Pakistan Newspapers Society has expressed profound grief over the assassination of Salman Taseer, Governor Punjab and publisher of Daily Times and Daily AajKal.
Hameed Haroon, President, Sarmad Ali, Secretary General have stated that the unfortunate murder of Mr. Taseer is an attack on the freedom of expression and reflects the growing trend of intolerance in the society.
They called upon the democratic forces to unitedly check the trend as it is highly

HRCP expresses concern over FSC’s decision

LAHORE – The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) on Saturday expressed concerns at the Federal Shariat Court’s (FSC) decision that seeks reversal of several provisions of the Women’s Protection Act 2006.
The non-governmental organisation (NGO) said that it would issue a detailed comment on implications of the FSC’s decision later but was “alarmed that the verdict seeks reversion to provisions of the 1979 Hudood Ordinance which were highly discriminatory to the rights of

SC expresses reservations over NAB Ordinance records

ISLAMABAD: Reservations were expressed over the date on which the summary advising the President to promulgate the National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance 2010 was issued from the Prime Minister office to the Presidency by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
“It appears that the letter written by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to the President Asif Ali Zardari to approve and sign the National Accountability (Amendment) Ordinance, 2010 was tampered with,” the Chief Justice

Judo community expresses concerns over dismal Asiad

LAHORE: Judo players and organizers all over the country have expressed their increasing concerns at the extremely poor performance of the Pakistan Judo team that finished rock bottom in the Asian Games being held in China currently.
Mrs Samina Khan, President Pakistan Women Judo Association, said an eight-member team comprising six players and two officials failed miserably to achieve anything in these Games. All the players lost their bouts in seconds and were thrown out of

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