Govt agrees to withdraw PECA ordinance

In this file photo, Pakistani media personnel gather outside the Parliament building during a joint session in Islamabad on February 28, 2019. (AFP)
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Updated 03 March 2022

Govt agrees to withdraw PECA ordinance

March 3: The News reported that Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said on Wednesday that he agreed to the opposition’s demand of withdrawing the PECA ordinance following the deliberations and finalisation of draft by joint action committee members.

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Next polls to be based on digital census: Iqbal

Updated 07 December 2022

Next polls to be based on digital census: Iqbal

December 7: The Express Tribune reported Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Tuesday said that the next general elections in the country would be held on the basis of data compiled through the 7th population and housing census (digital census) in October 2023. Read more I 


Oil from Russia: Musadik says there will be no US sanctions

Updated 07 December 2022

Oil from Russia: Musadik says there will be no US sanctions

December 7: Business Recorder reported Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik on Tuesday said that the government is not deliberating on imposing any economic emergency in the country. Read more I 

 


Asad Umar apologises to LHC for 'scandalous' speech

Updated 07 December 2022

Asad Umar apologises to LHC for 'scandalous' speech

December 7: GEO News reported the Lahore High Court (LHC) Wednesday discharged a contempt notice issued to PTI Secretary General Asad Umar after he apologised to the court for his 'scandalous' speech against the judiciary. Read more I 


Pakistan team denied visas to travel to India for T20 World Cup for the Blind

Updated 07 December 2022

Pakistan team denied visas to travel to India for T20 World Cup for the Blind

December 6: ESPN Cricinfo has reported that Pakistan's cricket team has been denied visas to travel to India for the ongoing T20 World Cup for the Blind. In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) said that the team could not get clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs in India. Read more I 


Zardari Expects to Talk With Kabul Over Threats Facing Pakistan

Updated 06 December 2022

Zardari Expects to Talk With Kabul Over Threats Facing Pakistan

December 5: TOLO News reported Pakistan's foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said they are expecting to work with an “interim authority” in Afghanistan to “address the challenges posed by the terrorist organizations." Read more I