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Thursday, July 14th, 2016

 

COAS confirms death sentences of 12 LeJ, TTP terrorists

Army to eliminate sleeping cells of terrorists: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday confirmed the death sentences of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’ tried by military courts, said the military’s media wing in statement to the press. The convicts were involved in “committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of civilians, attacking Armed Forces of Pakistan and Law Enforcement Agencies, destruction of schools and communication infrastructure,” read the statement. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) added that the convicts were tried by military courts. Details of the convicts Muhammad Qayyum Bacha of Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP)Read More


Nisar says Sino-Pak cooperation in counter terrorism expanding

Nisar says Sino-Pak cooperation in counter terrorism expanding

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 (DNA) -Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that Pakistan’s expanded cooperation with China in the field of counter terrorism, security, intelligence sharing, and trade would arguably be a defining partnership in 21st century for his country. The Interior Minister expressed these views here on Thursday during a high-powered meeting with visiting Minister for State Security, Peoples Republic of China Mr. Geng Huichang. The Chinese security delegation headed by Mr. Geng Huichang, also comprised officials from China’s counter terrorism, technical and intelligence divisions. The meeting covered aRead More


Newly-arrived envoys present credentials to the President

Islamabad: 14th July - Envoys-Designate of Sweden, Somalia, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Azerbaijan, Bangladesh 
and Sudan presenting their credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain in a special ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, 
Islamabad on Thursday. - DNA Photo

ISLAMABAD, JUL 14 (DNA) -Envoys designate of Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Republic of Korea, Somalia, Sudan and Sweden presented their credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday at an impressive ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.Earlier, each envoy-designate arrived at the main gate of the Aiwan-e-Sadr in a horse driven carriage. On the occasion, the National Anthem of Pakistan and their respective countries were played and the envoys designate were also presented Guard of Honour. Later, the High Commissioner and Ambassadors separately called on the President. Speaking on the occasion, the President saidRead More


Protests erupt across Pakistan after Indian forces kill 40 in Kashmir

Protests erupt across Pakistan after Indian forces kill 40 in Kashmir

LAHORE, 14 JULY (DNA) – People in large number across the country are holding protests against continuous Indian aggression and killings of innocent Kashmiris in Indian Oppupied kashmir. Anti-India rallies held The protesters demanded international power to unite for the solution of Kashmir issue. In Dera Bugti, a motorcycle rally was conducted. The locals while holding banners and placards chanted slogans against India and condemned killings of Kashmiri Muslims. Dera Murad Jamali also witnessed protest as the residents gathered outside press club to demonstrate and raised slogans ‘Hindustan Murdabad’. TheRead More


Qandeel Baloch claims she suffered an abusive marriage

Qandeel

Internet sensation Qandeel Baloch accepted on Wednesday that she had been married previously and had a child from that marriage. Her husband Ashiq Hussain came on live television earlier this week claiming that the model had married him in 2008 and they had a child together. He also said that Qandeel ’s real name was Fowzia Azeem. Qandeel accepted her marriage to Ashiq Hussain. “I was in an abusive marriage with him for a year and a half. My parents had married me to him against my wishes. He usedRead More


No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban, says Afghan govt

No plans to revive peace talks with Taliban, says Afghan govt

KABUL: Kabul has no plans to revive a peace process aimed at bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table after a four-nation effort earlier this year produced no results, the spokesman of the Afghan president said Thursday. Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria, responding to the remarks, reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to the four-nation group ─ comprising Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States ─ for revival of the Afghan peace process. Haroon Chakhansuri, President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman, said the four-nation group has no plans to meet again anytime soon. The groupRead More