Over 1.25m URLs blocked over objectionable content

KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked more than 1.25 million URLs over objectionable content, the telecom sector regulator told the Sindh High Court on 16 April 2024. The authority submitted its reply to a petition filed against `objectionable, unethical, immoral

Nadra asked to issue CNICs to transpersons without discrimination

Expressing grave concern over ceasing the issuance of computerized national identity cards (CNICs) to transgender persons by the National Database Registration Authority, the Sindh Human Rights Commission has asked the authority to facilitate members of the already marginalized community in its centers

Pakistan improved its human development ranking

Pakistan ranks 161st on a list of 191 countries on the UN Human Development Index, scoring 0.544 points, according to a report released on 13 March 2024. This shows a slight improvement from 2023, when Pakistan was ranked 164th with 0.540 points, which

Man convicted of marrying underage girl

A sessions court has sentenced a man to two years in the custody of a probation officer for marrying an underage girl, according to a news report. Additional District and Sessions Judge (west) Irshad Hussain found Muhammad Aslam, 40, guilty of marrying

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