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Govt to outline guidelines for industrial workers amid COVID-19

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): The government has decided to outline safety guidelines for the workers of those industries, which are required to be kept operational to ensure the supply of essential commodities. It was decided during a high-level videoconference chaired by Minister for Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Asad Umar on Saturday. The meeting discussed proposals for […]

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IMF decides two years debt service relief for poor states

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Board decided on Friday to allow all member countries with per capita income below the World Bank’s operational threshold for concessional support to qualify for debt service relief for up to two years. According to a press statement, in direct response to the COVID-19 crisis the IMF […]

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Bar member Tariq Sharif calls for inquiry into prisoner escape from Sahiwal jail

ARIFWALA, (TLTP): Expressing grave concern over escape of assassin of former president Depalpur Tehsil Bar Association Mian Amjad Wattoo from Central Jail Sahiwal on Thursday, senior lawyer of Arifwala Tariq Sharif urged for judicial inquiry into the matter. In November last, Advocate Mian Amjad Wattoo had been reported to present at his home at Depalpur […]

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Protection of prisoners, jail staff from COVID-19 sought

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Civil society organizations, academia and human rights commission of Pakistan have signed a petition calling for immediate attention of federal and provincial governments to protect as many as 77,275 inmates and staff of Pakistani prisons from effects of fatal outbreak of Covid-19. While issuing a statement on Monday, human rights organizations and human […]

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IHC steps in to help stop COVID-19 spread in capital courts

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): A day after the top court has taken measures to prevent coronavirus spread in the Supreme Court, district & session judges of the capital have been asked to take all necessary steps to minimise danger of the virus in courts. While taking measures to remain safe from Covid-19 pandemic on […]

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SC moved for free of cost Covid-19 testing facility to 10,000 people daily

Khudayar Mohla – ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): While alleging that there are insufficient institutional arrangements to test symptoms of Covid-19 in Islamabad airport on Saturday, petitioners sought Supreme Court directives for expansion of the pandemic testing capacity to 10,000 people daily to ensure free testing of the virus in public and private hospitals across the country. Invoking […]

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Former number 1 Nasir Iqbal announces return to squash world

Mohsin Ali ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Former world number 35 and ex-Pakistan number 1 squash player, Nasir Iqbal has announced his return to squash world with big bang, as he won 5 back-to-back close satellite circuit squash tournaments held in Karachi. While talking exclusively to The Law Today Pakistan (TLTP) on Thursday, relatively satisfied looking Nasir said, […]

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ICC launches digital trade standards initiative to promote interoperability

ISLAMABAD, (TLTP):  International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched the Digital Trade Standards Initiative (DSI) – a collaborative cross-industry effort to enable the standardisation of digital trade. The ICC Digital Trade Standards Initiative (DSI) will build on work done by various likeminded initiatives, many of which aim to digitise trade, notably through the development of […]

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VC PBC Abid Saqi deplores arrest of Mir Shakeelur Rehman terming it illegal

Khudayar Mohla- ISLAMABAD, (TLTP): Terming arrest of owner of Jang group illegal on Monday, vice chairman of top regulatory body of the lawyers Pakistan Bar Council (PBC), Abid Saqi has demanded immediate release of Mir Shakeelur Rehman saying he is innocent unless proven guilty. While condemning arrest of Mir Shakeelur Rehman in 34 four years […]