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Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said Tuesday his ministry planned to table a bill in the National Assembly for the protection of journalists. The new legislation will be similar to the one enacted in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
So at the start of his 150th birth anniversary let us all remember Gandhi and try to follow his path of democratic style of functioning - taking everybody together and his appeal to higher emotions in all of us so that we show love and peace for our fellow countrymen, writes Anil K Rajvanshi
While Gandhi and his way of life and philosophy are now admired all over the world, many seem to believe that he was a unique and extraordinary person whose lifestyle needs to be admired but cannot be emulated or practiced. It appears doubtful that now. or in the future, people across the world would even attempt to reach the benchmarks and standards in personal life and conduct that Gandhi set for himself and showed for the world. writes N.S.Venkataraman
In Pakistan’s history, whenever its civilian head of state even mentioned about talks, Pakistan army responded immediately with a telling terrorist attack as a reminder, that peace with India cannot happen.
Air pollution battle in India needs a sense of urgency
If India takes the top place in GDP growth globally, why we have such lower targets in meeting air quality over five years, particularly considering the fact that it is the 65 percent of India’s young population would be the main victims of the worsening air quality, writes Rajendra Shende for South Asia Monitor .