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Sindh govt notified Hindu marriage law amendment

KARACHI: The Sindh government advised Sindh Hindu Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2018 on Thursday, moved by Nand Kumar of Pakistan Muslim League-Functional was passed by the assembly in March this year, in order to give right to the couples for ‘separation’ and granting permission to Hindu widows for remarrying. This bill does not only expresses the right of separation for both the husband and wife, but it also assures the financial safety measures of the wife and children. Furthermore, underage marriages are also banned in …

PML-N considering Gen Qadir, Qayyum for Ch Nisar’s replacement

ISLAMABAD: As Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached Murree to meet ousted predecessor Mian Nawaz Sharif to discuss formation of new federal cabinet, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has declined an offer to continue as the Interior Minister, sources said. The consultation meeting with Nawaz Sharif is underway to ponder nominees for ministerial portfolios. According to sources, no drastic changes are expected in the new federal cabinet. However, it is to be seen who will replace the key portfolio of finance in the absence…

10,000 MW electricity will be added to national grid by 2018, says PM

MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that through various power projects 10,000MW electricity would be added to the national grid system by next year, ARY News reported. He was addressing a ceremony relating to Neelum Jhelum Hydro-power Project in the capital city of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Calling power generation capability a milestone, the prime minister said that in 70 years history, the country could not generate 10,000MW of electricity that likely to be added by the next year. The…

PML-N is least democratic party of Pakistan: report

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) has been ranked as the most undemocratic party of the country while the Jamaat-e-Islami has emerged as the most democratic, according to a survey report of Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat).