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Female ASI Saima Sharif selected for UN Peacekeeping Mission

Female ASI Saima Sharif selected for UN Peacekeeping Mission

Saima Sharif share the ranks of police officer from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa selected for UN peacekeeping team in Sudan after successfully qualifying the exam. Saima Sharif became part of KP police in 2007 after her brother Moeen Khan who was a ... Read More »

Pakistan-born biologist Asifa Akhtar chosen as recipient of Germany’s Leibniz Prize

Pakistan-born biologist Asifa Akhtar chosen as recipient of Germany’s Leibniz Prize

Pakistan-born molecular biologist Asifa Akhtar has been chosen as one of the recipients of Germany’s most important research award, Leibniz Prize. Akhtar works for Germany’s Max Planck Society. She was its first international female vice president for the biology and ... Read More »

President Alvi approves new anti-rape ordinance

President Alvi approves new anti-rape ordinance

President Dr Arif Alvi approved the government’s “stringent” and “holistic” Anti-Rape (Investigation and Trial) Ordinance, 2020 on Tuesday, to help expedite cases of sexual abuse against women and children. According to the ordinance, special courts will be set up to conclude the rape ... Read More »

Media workers are also frontliners

Media workers are also frontliners

—by Lubna Jerar Naqvi Pakistan is now grappling with the second wave of corona-virus which some experts claim is worse than the first one. Since the beginning of the pandemic the media has been working full-time – with a majority ... Read More »

Afghan woman journalist shot dead in Jalalabad by Islamic State

Afghan woman journalist shot dead in Jalalabad by Islamic State

JALALABAD: A female Afghan news anchor and activist was shot dead by assailants on Thursday, her employer said, the second journalist killed in a month in Afghanistan. Malalai Maiwand, in her 20s, was killed along with her driver Mohammad Tahir ... Read More »