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Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

 

War should be against terrorism, not any country: John

War should be against terrorism, not any country: John

MUMBAI, (DNA) – Bollywood Actor John Abraham said war should be fought against terrorism instead of any country or religion. John said, “There has to be a war against terror (ism) and not against a country or any religion. I am very clear with my outlook on that.” “I am not one of those actors who will say that ‘People will like this, so let’s do it’. I say things as it is. These days, polarization is happening and that is dangerous.”


Saudi Arabia pledges $500 million in support for UN humanitarian plan for Yemen

Saudi Arabia pledges $500 million in support for UN humanitarian plan for Yemen

JEDDAH: (DNA) –  Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million to finance the United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen, it was announced on Tuesday. The announcement was made during a Saudi cabinet meeting headed by King Salman. Following the meeting, Information Minister Turki Abdullah Al-Shabana said in a statement that the Kingdom’s donation was in addition to the $500 million declared earlier this year for a food aid programme for Yemen called the ‘Imdad’ initiative. The step, Al-Shabana said, symbolized Saudi Arabia’s commitment toward the people of Yemen and its efforts in seeking to support theRead More


President Masood visits LoC, interacts victims of Indian shelling affectees

President Masood visits LoC, interacts victims of Indian shelling affectees

Chakothi: (DNA) –  Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) on Tuesday visited Chakothi area of Line of Control and met affectees of Indian shelling. He was briefed about the latest situation at LoC by Pak Army officials and the officials of the district administration. Talking to the affectees of unprovoked Indian shelling at Chakothi and Hattian Balla, the president highly praised the courage and determination of the people living in Khalana and Pando area of the LoC for braving the Indian shelling and said government is fullyRead More


44 belonging to banned organisations arrested: Shehryar Afridi

44 belonging to banned organisations arrested: Shehryar Afridi

ISLAMABAD: (DNA) – Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Tuesday said 44 persons belonging to banned organisations had been taken into custody as per the directives of National Security Committee (NSC). Addressing a news conference in Islamabad along with Secretary Interior Major (retd.) Azam Suleman Khan, Afridi said that actions were being taken against all proscribed outfits without any discrimination. He said that Pakistan was acting against the banned groups in its own interest and there was no external pressure whatsoever on the country. “Pakistan’s land wouldRead More


US looking into reports Pakistan violated arms agreement in Kashmir

US looking into reports Pakistan violated arms agreement in Kashmir

WASHINGTON, (DNA) – The US is looking into reports that Pakistan misused American-made F-16 jets during an aerial engagement with India last week that brought the two nuclear armed neighbors to the brink of conflict. Both India and Pakistan launched airstrikes over the Line of Control — the de facto border that separates the two countries in disputed Kashmir — in the first such incursion since 1971. An Indian jet was shot down in the dogfight and its pilot held in Pakistan custody for several days before Islamabad released him back to New Delhi on Friday. The IndianRead More


Man injured in ‘unprovoked firing’ by Indian troops along LoC

Man injured in 'unprovoked firing' by Indian troops along LoC

RAWALPINDI, MAR 05 (DNA) – A man sustained injuries in unprovoked Indian firing across Line of Control, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said while issuing a 24-hour situation update on Tuesday. According to military’s media wing, Indian armed forces fired in Hot Spring Sector deliberately targeting civilian population. Resultantly, 26-year-old citizen Sharafat who is the son of Abdul Qayyuum and resident of village Dara Sher Khan got injured. ISPR maintained that Pakistan Army troops effectively responded on Indian posts undertaking the fire. Situation along Line of Control remained relatively calmRead More