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Global Firepower Index, 2021

The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns. Rankings The United States topped the index with 904 attack helicopters and eleven aircraft carriers. Also, ..

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Pakistan permits Dubai Royals to hunt “Houbara Bustard”

Pakistan recently issued special permits to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum and five other members of their family to hunt Houbara Bustard during the 2020-21 hunting season. Key Highlights The controversial private hunting expeditions of Houbara Bustard by the Dubai Royals date back over four decades. The hunting continued even after the Pakistan ..

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Pakistan to create National Sex Offenders Register

President Arif Alvi of Pakistan recently passed the Anti-Rape Ordinance 2020. The ordinance was passed following the protests in the country after a mother was gang raped in front of her children when her car broke down near Lahore. The ordinance proposed to create a National Sex Offenders Register. This has now been approved by ..

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Pakistan’s anti-rape law

Pakistan government has recently passed a presidential decree to expedite cases of sexual abuse against children and women. Decree has been passed after protest over a gang rape of a woman whose car ran out of fuel.  The woman was travelling along with her two children. Anti-rape ordinance is valid only for four months after ..

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FATF: Pakistan to remain on “Grey List”

On October 24, 2020, the Financial Action Task Force voted for Pakistan to remain under “grey list” of the organisation. The decision was taken as Pakistan failed to comply with all the 27 parameters set by the FATF. It has completed only 21. Earlier, the asia-pacific group of FATF submitted a report titled “Follow up ..

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