September 18, 2019

IHK issue raised at Maldives summit amid Indian uproar

ISLAMABAD: Amid the uproar of the Indian delegation, the Vice President of the National Assembly, Qasim Khan Suri, on Sunday to the participants of the Conference of Speakers of South Asia on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Malé, Maldives, of the atrocities of India against the people of Kashmir occupied by the Indians. Speakers […]

Deteriorating situation in IHK: Sanders asks US to back UN-backed solution

ISLAMABAD: In criticizing the revocation of the autonomy of India Held Kashmir (IHK), the repression against dissent and the blackout of the communication, the US senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that Indian action was unacceptable. “I am also deeply concerned about the situation in Kashmir, where the Indian government revoked Kashmir’s autonomy, […]

Siraj wants govt to scrap Simla pact with India

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Sirajul Haq called on the government on Sunday to eliminate the 1972 Simla Agreement with India in the wake of the brutalities perpetrated by Indian forces in the detained Jammu and Kashmir. “While our people are dying, you are acting as a mere spectator,” he said, addressing a demonstration held to express […]

US, Taliban on threshold of peace deal

PESHAWAR: The United States and the Afghan Taliban concluded on Saturday the last round of peace talks in Doha, with representatives from the United States and the Taliban claiming they were on the threshold of the peace agreement that will likely reduce violence and open the way for The intra-Afghan dialogue. Zalmay Khalilzad, the American […]

Opposition wants solid changes in NAB law

ISLAMABAD: The main opposition parties have taken the possible amendments proposed by the federal law minister with a pinch of salt and say they will reflect on the changes only after they are formally presented for discussion. “A mere mosaic in the National Responsibility Ordinance (NAO) will be inconsequential to carry out a general responsibility […]

Extra CCTV cameras to be installed to monitor Muharram Majalis and processions

To ensure greater security during Majalis and the Muharram processions, Sindh Prime Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah approved the installation of additional CCTV cameras in the city and ordered the enforcement agencies of the law (LEA) that deploys its staff throughout Sindh. He has also ordered the authorities to keep 52 army companies in reserve […]

‘Catastrophic’ Dorian strikes Bahamas with full fury

“This is a life-threatening situation. Residents there should take refuge immediately,” he said, predicting a storm of 18 to 23 feet. Local radio reported that people were asking for help after winds blew up the roof of the Island Breezes hotel in Marsh Harbor, a shopping center in the Abacos. It was reported that many […]