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Contentious Seed Amendment Bill approved

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The much controversial Seed Amendment Bill 2015 got approved by Senate Committee. Earlier, the technical experts, agriculture scientists, nutritionists, medical practitioners, farmers, lawyers, and civil society had already stated their contentions on the said bill as it allows import and commercialization of genetically modified (GM) crops that have adverse impacts on human health and the environment. As per critics the law is approved despite severe resistance from…Read More

Contentious Seed Amendment Bill approved

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article image Staff Report ISB: The much controversial Seed Amendment Bill 2015 got approved by Senate Committee. Earlier, the technical experts, agriculture scientists, nutritionists, medical practitioners, farmers, lawyers, and civil society had already stated their contentions on the said bill as it allows import and commercialization of genetically modified (GM) crops that have adverse impacts on human health and the environment. As per critics the law is approved despite severe resistance from…Read More

NA panel announces to hold public hearing on contentious cybercrime bill next week

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article image Staff Report ISB: The much contentious cybercrime bill that was given approval last month by the NA without of keeping in confidence the stakeholders. The bill became shady in the eyes of multiple fractions of society including civil society, and information technology professionals. The people have severe grievances and are of the view that fundamental right of freedom of opinion will be badly butchered as a result of implementation of this cybercrime bill, therefore, necessary…Read More

NA panel announces to hold public hearing on contentious cybercrime bill next week

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article image Staff Report ISD: The much contentious cybercrime bill that was given approval last month by the NA without of keeping in confidence the stakeholders. The bill became shady in the eyes of multiple fractions of society including civil society, and information technology professionals. The people have severe grievances and are of the view that fundamental right of freedom of opinion will be badly butchered as a result of implementation of this cybercrime bill, therefore, necessary revisions…Read More