The government estimates that Pakistan has, collectively, suffered losses to the tune of $20 billion due to the adverse and increasing effects of climate change.
In a detailed report submitted before the National Assembly on Friday, the government also accepted in so many words -that `Pakistan is among the countries which are most vulnerable to . . . → Read More: Pakistan has suffered over $20 billion losses due to climate change
The fate of 28 lawmakers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) hangs in the balance with National Assembly likely to vote Tuesday on two motions seeking to de-seat 28 members of the opposition party.
On Monday, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) announced that it would vote against the motions submitted by the jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl . . . → Read More: PTI’s fate to be decided in NA today
(By Zahid Gishkor)The National Assembly passed on Wednesday the Local Government Body Bill, paving way for local elections in Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT).
The Bill was moved by Minister of State for Interior Muhammad Balighur Rehman and has been passed by the Senate with amendments.
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar confirmed that the government accepted all . . . → Read More: Local government bill passed in National Assembly
Imagine going to jail for sending emails and posting pictures of friends and family without obtaining their ‘permission’.
Retweeting a meme you thought was funny. Making a critical comment on the cyber space about a deal made by a country having ‘friendly’ relations with Pakistan.
Imagine having all your online activity stored at every place . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s dubious cybercrime bill
Lawmakers are set to meet at the National Assembly on Monday to discuss and vote for proposed constitutional amendment seeking speedy trial of terrorists in the wake of Peshawar school attack, Radio Pakistan reported.
The 21st Amendment Bill 2015 and the Pakistan Army (Amendment) Bill 2015 were tabled in the assembly on January 3 in . . . → Read More: Lawmakers to discuss constitutional amendment today
(By Hasnaat Malik) As the Supreme Court’s two weeks deadline regarding the appointment of permanent Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) expires today, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly Khurshid Ahmad Shah has approached the apex court, seeking a three-month extension for the completion of the process.
The Supreme Court on October 14 gave the federal . . . → Read More: End of deadline and still no CEC
(By Talat Masood) The country is once again in the grip of grave political crises which, if remain unresolved, could have serious consequences for its integrity and stability. Clearly, Imran Khan is playing high stakes poker, giving the message of ‘now or never’. His allegation that the entire election of 2013 was a . . . → Read More: Is “democracy” really in danger?