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Issue No: 170 E – Alert Issue Date: 01-11-2018


PIC fails to update list of govt depts.’ information officers

Pakistan Today
By the end of this calendar year, we can expect to see members of the Queensland Parliament debating the introduction of the Mineral and Energy Resources… 


Finance ministry admits breach of right to information law

Maldives Independent (press release)

The finance ministry has admitted to breaking the law over a right to information request filed by the Maldives Independent about a US$40 million loan……


Himachal RTI Activist’s Murder – a Landmark Case in the Fight for Social Equality?

The Wire

It has been a little more than a month since the small hill state of Himachal Pradesh was stunned by the brutal murder of Right to Information activist…


Sindh govt. fails to implement Right to Information law

Pakistan Today

There has been no progress in the implementation of “The Sindh Transparency and Right to Information Act, 2017” even though a year has passed…


“Right to Know” act goes in to effect in NYC

PIX 11 New York

Under the “Right to Know” act, officers will hand out business cards with information including their name, rank, command and shield number….


Petition seeks details of litigation expense in Dr Aafia case


The petition maintained that the preamble of the Right of Access to Information Act clearly stated that the ”government believes in transparency and the…


Mumbai: Over 18400 people died between 2013 -18 in train mishaps

Times Now

Mumbai: A Right to Information plea has found that 18,423 people died and 18,847 people were injured in suburban train-related mishaps between…


Call to ensure right to information

The Nation

LAHORE – Speakers at the Hameed Nizami Press Institute of Pakistan (HNPIP) seminar on ‘Access to Information for Responsible Governance….


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