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Sunday, October 9th, 2016

 

PM urged to take concrete measures for Aafia Siddiqui release

PM urged to take concrete measures for Aafia Siddiqui release

KARACHI, 09 OCT, (DNA) – On the occasion of the World Post Day observed on Sunday, the officials of Aafia Movement Pakistan dispatched an open letter to Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, seeking his due role in the early release of Dr Aafia Siddiqui. Writing and sending letters is the oldest means of communication and contacts. Every year on October 9, the World Post Day is celebrated in whole world including Pakistan. On this day, civil society members staged a protest demo at an 86-day Dr Aafia release token hungerRead More


Two policemen detained for killing cadet student in ‘encounter’

Forces kill LeJ militants linked to Quetta police attack

KARACHI: A First Information Report was registered against two detained police officers by family members of a cadet student who was allegedly killed in an ‘encounter’ near Nipa on Friday evening, officials said Sunday. Syed Ateequllah, a cadet student of Rangers public school was shot dead, while his cousin Azizullah was injured allegedly by the police when they did not stop their motorbike as they were travelling from Safari Park towards Nipa on University Road on Friday evening. Gulshan-i-Iqbal police apprehended Zafar and Banal, policemen of Gulistan-i-Jauhar, following the interventionRead More


NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq lambasts PTI for absence at joint session

NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq lambasts PTI for absence at joint session

ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on Sunday lambasted the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for boycotting a joint session of parliament on Kashmir held last week. “We [lawmakers] should have given the message that we are united, but one party was absent from the session,” Sadiq told journalists. “They should ask themselves whether their actions can be justified,” he said. “I wanted them to be at the session so we could send a message that Pakistan is united on the India issue.” Lawmakers during the joint session unanimously adopted a resolutionRead More


Gayle, Babar and Sangakkara to join Karachi Kings PSL lineup

Gayle, Babar and Sangakkara to join Karachi Kings PSL lineup

KARACHI: West Indies heavy hitter Chris Gayle, Sri Lankan wicket keeper Kumar Sangakkara and fast-rising Pakistani batsman Babar Azam have been inducted into the Karachi Kings lineup for the second season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL2), according to a press release. The Karachi Kings lineup already includes Shoaib Malik, Imad Wasim, Ravi Bopara, Mohammad Amir and Sohail Khan. According to the team roster, Sangakkara will additionally perform as team mentor. Read: http://www.dnanews.com.pk/babar-replace-hafeez-west-indies-test/  Mickey Arthur will continue as Karachi Kings head coach, while Azhar Mahmood will be team coach and RashidRead More


Brahmaputra dam not to affect India, says China

Brahmaputra dam not to affect India, says China

China on Saturday sought to allay Indian apprehensions over the construction of a dam on the Brahmaputra river, saying there would be no negative impact on areas downstream, Indian media reported. Earlier this month, China blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra river as part of a major hydroelectric project whose construction began in 2014, days after reports that India was considering expediting hydropower projects on the Indus river in order to put pressure on Pakistan. China’s move was seen as a warning to New Delhi against moving too far in theRead More


Junaid Ahmad’s martyrdom worst example of Indian atrocities in Kashmir: FO

Pakistan seeks UK help in ending rights abuses in held Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, OCT 09 (DNA) -Pakistan on Sunday condemned the killing of Junaid Ahmad, a 12-year-old innocent boy by pellet gun in Occupied Kashmir. Spokesman to Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and demanded the international community to take step to end bloodshed in the valley. He said that Junaid Ahmad’s martyrdom is worst example of Indian atrocities in held-Kashmir. Nafees Zakaria said that more than 115 Kashmiris have been killed in 3 months while 15,000 sustained severe wounds in different clashes. He said that dozens ofRead More