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Senate Adopts Pro-Democracy Resolution

Senate Adopts Pro-Democracy Resolution The Senate of Pakistan has adopted a pro-democracy resolution, calling for the establishment of a national democracy commission as envisaged in the charter of democracy in order to

Senate Passes Resolution To Restore Student Unions

Senate Passes Resolution To Restore Student Unions The Senate passed a resolution on the 22nd of August 2017 calling for the revival of student unions in educational institutions, stating that student unions

Controversial Banners, Imran’s Remark Echo In Senate

Controversial Banners, Imran’s Remark Echo In Senate ISLAMABAD: The controversy over banners inviting military takeover recently put up by a little-known political party and remarks of Pakistan Tehreek-i- Insaf Chief Imran Khan

Proposal Floated In Senate To Abolish CII

Proposal Floated In Senate To Abolish CII Islamabad: Opposition Senator Farhatullah Babar (PPP) proposed the disbanding of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) while reflecting upon its recent decisions that contradicts women’s rights.

Senate Passes 22nd Constitutional Amendment

Senate Passes 22nd Constitutional Amendment Proposed Bill: Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Bill, 2016 Mover: Zahid Hamid, Minister for Law and Justice Status of discussion in Senate: Passed as the Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Act, 2016 Summary: The objective

Senate Passes Law Against Child Abuse

Senate Passes Law Against Child Abuse The Senate passed a bill that criminalises sexual assault against minors and child pornography and trafficking. The amendment to the Penal Code, which will come into

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Sindh Assembly Approves Hindu Marriage Bill

Sindh Assembly Approves Hindu Marriage Bill For the first time in the country’s history, marriage laws for millions of Hindus living in Sindh have been codified after the Sindh Assembly approved the

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French Parliament Votes to Extend State of Emergency

French Parliament Votes to Extend State of Emergency The French National Assembly voted to extend the state of emergency for another three months. The state of emergency expands police power for searches and arrests,

Chief Justice to Address Senate

Chief Justice to address Senate Chief Justice Anwer Zaheer Jamali will address Senate Committee constituted to give recommendations to the government on speedy justice in Pakistan.  It is important to note at this

Cybersecurity Bill Passed by US Senate

Cybersecurity Bill Passed by US Senate The US Senate has passed legislation, which aims to improving cyber-security defenses in the US. The Cybersecurity Sharing Information Act of 2015 motivates private entities to