Falak Noor case: a clarion call for justice and protection

The case of Falak Noor has revealed significant differences between medical assessments, legal interpretations, and the protection of minors’ rights.

It appears that both the medical board and the two-judge bench of the Chief Court were not sensitive enough or failed to fully consider the implications of child marriage and the legal definition of minors.

The core issue at hand revolves around a fundamental question: How can we, as a society, tolerate such ambiguity when it comes to establishing the age of a minor? The court disregarded the official Form B of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) and the birth certificate issued by the hospital where the child was born, for reasons unspecified.

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Collaborative growth: business leaders converge on capital

The 7th edition of the Leaders in Islamabad Business Summit (LIIBS), set to take place on April 23 and 24 at a local hotel, promises to be a significant event on Pakistan’s corporate calendar. The two-day event will serve as a convergence point for over 15 global experts and more than 1000 delegates representing diverse industries from both the public and private sectors. With such a diverse gathering, the primary focus will be on fostering dialogue and exploring avenues for potential partnerships at various levels

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15th KLF: all set to celebrate literature, art

The 15th KLF will feature over 200 local and international speakers representing eight countries participating in 75 sessions covering a diverse range of topics including literature, economy, environment, education, and current affairs. Additionally, guests can expect 25 book launches alongside engaging activities such as drama, satire, exhibitions, film screenings, and various artistic expressions.

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