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Food security policy ready for legislation

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Food Security Policy from the Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) is ready with its first draft for consultation with provincial partners and Cabinet for discussion. Dr. Yusuf Zafar Chairman PARC said during 8th Meeting of Inter Provincial Research Coordination Committee (IPARCC) occurred at PARC Headquarters in Islamabad. Dr. Yusuf Zafar explained the members of meeting […]…Read More

Wetlands disappearing due to lack of legislation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Speakers at an event expressed their concern over the fast disappearing of wetlands in Pakistan linking this issue to the non-existence of relevant laws. The event was arranged by the IUCN Pakistan in collaboration with the Ministry of Climate Change, and FJWU to celebrate the World Wetlands Day. The theme of the year 2016 is "Wetlands for Future: Sustainable Livelihoods". Ms. Marriyum Aurangzeb, Member National Assembly was the chief guest of the event. …Read More

Cyber crimes control legislation

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Cyber terrorism is a pre-meditated and politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programmes and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents. Cyber crime is an activity in which computers or network are used as a tool, a target and or a place of criminal. Most commonly, in such criminal activities, a fraud is committed, identities are stolen or privacy is violated. The most lethal incarnation of…Read More

Environment: Concern over lack of legislation

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Speaking at a ceremony entitled `South Asia conference on environmental justice`, CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry expressed his concern over the lack of legislation regarding environmental protection in Pakistan.The indiscriminate disposal of untreated wastes, water logging and salinity, ineffective sewer outlets, emissions of greenhouse gases and chronic noise exposure are some of the unpleasant realities of environmental pollution today.Besides this, the introduction of massive development projects and…Read More