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Indian troops, protesters clash in Kashmir despite lockdown

Indian troops, protesters clash in Kashmir despite lockdown

In a bid to crush freedom uprising in the divided Kashmir, television broadcast has been suspended and newspaper offices have been sealed. To prevent coverage of the grave human rights violation in the valley, many journalists have also been picked up. Senior Hurriyat leaders, while extending their strike call for another three days, thanked the Pakistani government for supporting their ... Read More »

Measures being taken to ensure peaceful AJK elections: Rasheed

Measures being taken to ensure peaceful AJK elections: Rasheed

Rasheed, in an interview, said that it is the duty of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir government to protect the lives of the people and maintain the law and order in the territory. The information minister went on to say that several political parties are resorting to such language which may incite violence among the masses during the electioneering. He ... Read More »

State Bank to issue 50-rupee coin in memory of Edhi

State Bank to issue 50-rupee coin in memory of Edhi

Governor State Bank Ashraf Mahmood Wathra addressing a memorial reference at the central bank premises here paid glowing tributes to Abdul Sattar Edhi. He said that the government has decided to issue a memorial coin of 50 rupees, on the recommendation of the central bank, to pay tribute to late Abdul Sattar Edhi. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the ... Read More »

Pakistan pledges complete support for democracy in Turkey

Pakistan pledges complete support for democracy in Turkey

Pakistan stands united with Turkey and its nation during the current time of political crisis, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a statement while condemning the coup. “We value the strong and historical relationship with Turkey and its government,” said the premier. The prime minister also applauded Turkish nation’s determination when it was highly needed and recalled how they have ... Read More »

Man killed, four injured in Karachi shootings

Man killed, four injured in Karachi shootings

According to police, unknown armed men opened fire on a car at Ayesha Manzil area of the city injuring two persons identified as Qamar Iqbal and Waqar. The law enforcement agencies sources said that injured Qamar Iqbal is a son of Advocate Iqbal Haider. In another shooting incident in Lyari’s Ghareeb Shah Mazaar area a  man was shot dead and ... Read More »

Sartaj Aziz writes to world institutions to take notice of Kashmir

Sartaj Aziz writes to world institutions to take notice of Kashmir

Aziz wrote letters to the Secretary-General United Nations Ban Ki-Moon and the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Madani, along the President of the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Commission. He expressed deep concern over the alarming situation in the Kashmir. He reminded that the UN has a long-standing responsibility and commitment to resolve the Kashmir issue ... Read More »

British High Commissioner calls on Shahbaz Sharif

British High Commissioner calls on Shahbaz Sharif

The British envoy expressed his good wishes for the speedy recovery and the health of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Shahbaz Sharif apprised him of the efforts undertaken by the government since the last three years and the various development projects which have been launched in the country. He said that the country has made considerable progress under the leadership of ... Read More »

Boeing eyes rivals as it turns 100

At the top of the list is European archrival Airbus, which has topped Boeing in commercial orders in recent years and made inroads into the American market by building planes on US shores. Boeing also faces tough going in defense, having lost a US contract for the long range strike bomber to Northrop Grumman, and another from the US and ... Read More »

Resolution submitted in PA demands expulsion of Indian ambassador

Resolution submitted in PA demands expulsion of Indian ambassador

The resolution has demanded to expel Indian ambassador to Pakistan in protest from the country and also the federal government to expedite diplomatic efforts for resolution of Kashmir issue. The resolution was submitted by Pakistan People’s Party MPA Faiza Malik. 40 Kashmiris have been martyred, 1500 injured and 92 blinded. The resolution said the Indian ambassador should be expelled in protest ... Read More »