PM Imran suggests 'chemically castrating' sex offenders

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Updated 15 September 2020

PM Imran suggests 'chemically castrating' sex offenders

September 15: The Express Tribune report by Zain Ul Abideen Siddiqui states that days after Lahore-Sialkot motorway gang-rape incident which shook the collective conscience of entire nation, Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday suggested chemical castration of sex offenders to prevent them committing the same crime in the future.

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Flood-hit Pakistan should suspend debt repayments, says UN policy paper

Updated 23 September 2022

Flood-hit Pakistan should suspend debt repayments, says UN policy paper

September 23: Financial Times reported that Pakistan should seek to suspend international debt repayments and restructure loans after devastating floods triggered a humanitarian emergency and imperilled the country’s finances, a UN policy memorandum has argued. Read more I 


World Bank to provide $22.2m for flood-affected farmers

Updated 23 September 2022

World Bank to provide $22.2m for flood-affected farmers

September 22: The Express Tribune has reported that the World Bank (WB) will provide financial support of $22.2 million for rehabilitation of flood-affected farmers through a project, a statement from the Ministry of National Food Security and Research said. Read more I 


UN to hold donors’ conference: PM Shehbaz

Updated 23 September 2022

UN to hold donors’ conference: PM Shehbaz

September 23: DAWN reported UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has told Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif that he plans to hold a donors’ conference either in New York or somewhere in Europe to raise funds for Pakistan’s flood victims. Read more I 


Law minister dismisses 'baseless propaganda' against transgender law

Updated 23 September 2022

Law minister dismisses 'baseless propaganda' against transgender law

September 22: GEO News has reported that Federal Minister for Law Azam Nazir Tarar on Thursday dismissed the "baseless propaganda" being spread about the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill and asserted that the "Parliament cannot enact legislation contrary to the Shariah." Read more I 


Pakistan Leader Says ‘All Hell’ to Break Loose Without Debt Deal

Updated 23 September 2022

Pakistan Leader Says ‘All Hell’ to Break Loose Without Debt Deal

September 23: Bloomberg reported that Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif made an urgent appeal for debt relief from rich nations as catastrophic floods exacerbated by climate change displaced millions of people in the South Asian nation. Read more I