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Turkey passes measure to tighten control on social media

07 July, 2020 5:14 pm 5:14 pm

ANKARA (Web Desk) – Turkey’s parliament has passed a bill that would impose new restrictions on social media companies — a move that could further restrict free speech. According to the foreign media, under the new law, social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter will be required to designate representatives for investigations and legal … Read More

Bill granting Kulbhushan Jadhav right to appeal presented in National Assem...

07 July, 2020 7:09 pm 7:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The bill granting Indian terrorist Kulbhushan Jadhav the right to appeal was presented in the National Assembly. Adviser to Prime Minister on Parliamentary Affairs Babar Awan presented the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Review Ordinance 2020 . The opposition had accused the government of benefiting Kulbhushan Jadhav through the ordinance. On … Read More

Federal govt, announces, present, bill, declaring, South Punjab, province

Federal govt announces to present a bill in NA for declaring South Punjab a...

03 March, 2020 6:25 pm 6:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has announced to present a bill in the National Assembly for declaring South Punjab a province. Talking to the media with Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan after a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi … Read More

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FM says creating South Punjab province bill to be tabled in NA

03 March, 2020 2:48 pm 2:48 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 news) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the government has decided to table a bill in the National Assembly for creating South Punjab province on Wednesday. Addressing a news conference along with Special Assistant on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan outside Parliament House, he said the decision in this regard … Read More

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Indonesia government hands job creation bill to parliament amid protests

02 February, 2020 2:24 pm 2:24 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia’s government handed legislation to parliament on Wednesday to speed up the pace of economic reform and improve the country’s investment climate, prompting a protest by trade unions. The “Job Creation” bill is one of several of President Joko Widodo’s so-called “omnibus laws” or bills that group together changes in unrelated legislation … Read More

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Bill seeking an increase in MPs’ salaries rejected in Senate

02 February, 2020 6:56 pm 6:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A bill seeking an increase in the salaries of members of the parliament was rejected on Monday. The bill was presented by Naseeb Bazai, Sajjad Tori, Yaqoob Nasir, Dilawar Khan, Ashok Kumar and Shamim Afridi. Naseeb Bazai said that salaries of all heads of departments are above 700,000. Faisal Javed said … Read More

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Senate passes Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill with a majority

01 January, 2020 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Senate on Monday passed the Maternity and Paternity Leave Bill 2018, making it mandatory for employers to grant six-month paid maternity leave and three-month paid paternity leave. It has also been recommended in the bill to grant additional unpaid three-month maternity leave and one-month paternity leave. However, the government has … Read More

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Not in interest of any party to neglect rules, regulations in haste: Nawaz

01 January, 2020 11:14 am 11:14 am

LONDON (92 News) – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that neglecting the rules of procedure in haste is not interest of any political party. Nawaz Sharif wrote a letter to Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) senior leader Khawaja Asif over Army Act Amendment. In his letter, the former premier directed him to hold a … Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind signs citizenship bill into law amid widespread p...

12 December, 2019 11:09 am 11:09 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A citizenship bill has been signed into law in India, a move that comes amid widespread protests in the country’s northeast that could force the cancellation of a visit by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Two people were killed and 11 injured on Thursday when police opened fire on mobs in … Read More

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NA supports bill for restoration of student unions

12 December, 2019 12:11 am 12:11 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Members of the National Assembly on Tuesday supported the restoration of student unions. The debate on the issue started in the House when Pakistan Muslim League-N’s Kesoo Mal Kheeal Das introduced a bill to amend the Higher Education Commission Ordinance 2002 for ending ban on the student unions. Initially, some of … Read More

Protests, erupt, India, pushes, religion-based, citizenship, bill

Protests erupt as India pushes for religion-based citizenship bill

12 December, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

GUWAHATI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government offered a controversial bill in parliament that would give citizenship to non-Muslim minorities from three neighboring countries. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in India’s lower house amid raucous debate. Opposition parties stood … Read More

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Bill on IoK introduced in US House of Representatives

12 December, 2019 12:48 pm 12:48 pm

NEW YORK (92 News) – A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives urging India to end the restrictions on communications and mass detentions in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) and preserve religious freedom for all residents. The bill moved by Pramila Jayapal said that people across the US maintain ties with family and … Read More


House of Lords approves bill seeking to block October no-deal Brexit

09 September, 2019 5:55 am 5:55 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The House of Lords, the British parliament’s upper chamber, on Friday approved a bill that aims to block a no-deal Brexit at the end of October,  pushing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Britain’s European Union departure. The legislation, which requires Johnson to ask for a three-month extension to … Read More

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India scraps special status for Occupied Kashmir

08 August, 2019 11:45 am 11:45 am

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Monday revoked the special status of Kashmir, the Himalayan region that has long been a flashpoint in ties with Pakistan. In the most far-reaching political move in one of the world’s most militarised regions in nearly seven decades, India said it would scrap a constitutional provision that allows its … Read More

Bowing, pressure, Hong Kong, leader, suspends, extradition, bill

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

06 June, 2019 10:25 pm 10:25 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city’s biggest and most violent street protests in decades. The extradition bill, which would have covered Hong Kong’s seven million … Read More