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Wednesday, August 7th, 2019


Mushahid Hussain terms August 5 as darkest day in history of Kashmir


ISLAMABAD, August 07 (DNA): Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed on Wednesday  termed the move to end the special status of occupied Kashmir as the  darkest day in the history of region since 1971. Addressing a joint session of Parliament, Senator Mushahid Hussain  expressed that August 5, when India ended the special status of Kashmir  and deployed thousands of its troops in the valley, is the darkest day  in the history of the region as the geography of the region was changed  forcefully. Mushahid Hussain said the government should learn from itsRead More

NAB unearths Khursheed Shah’s assets of worth Rs500bn


KARACHI, August 07 (DNA): The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday unearth assets worth more than Rs.500billion belonging to the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Khursheed Shah. As per details, the accountability watchdog has acquired important documents, which shows assets of more than 500billion rupees of the PPP leader registered under his alleged frontmen. “Shah has opened as many as 105 banks accounts under his and family members name in Karachi, Sukkur and other cities”, the NAB sources said. The properties were made in Sukkur, Rohri and Karachi, accordingRead More

Pakistan downgrades diplomatic ties with India; trade suspended


  ISLAMABAD, AUG 7 (DNA)  Pakistan on Wednesday decided to downgrade diplomatic ties with India besides suspending trade ties. The decision was taken during meeting of National Security Counicl. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired the meeting. The meeting was attended by Foreign Minister, Defence Minister, Interior Minister, Minister for Education, Minister for Human Rights, Minister for KA&GB, Law Minister, Adviser Finance, CJCSC, COAS, CAS, V-CNS, SAPM on Information, DG-ISI, DG-ISPR, Secretary Foreign Affairs and other senior officers. The Committee discussed situation arising out of unilateral and illegal actions by theRead More

Zalmay Khalilzad seeks Indian suggestions for peace in Afghanistan


NEW DELHI, Aug 07 (DNA): US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has visited India and sought suggestion for peace in Afghanistan. This was stated US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in a tweet message of Wednesday. “At Hyderabad House yesterday, I had a detailed discussion with Indian Foreign Minister @DRSJaishankar  on the #AfghanPeaceProcess. Briefed him & sought his views. #India has an important role to play in helping deliver & sustain a durable peace in #Afghanistan.” It may be noted that US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay KhalilzadRead More

New Delhi already had informed U.S of decision to abolish Kashmir’s special status back in February


NEW DELHI, AUG 07 (DNA) – Reports emanating from Indian media revealed that before scraping away the special constitutional status of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), the External Affairs Minister of India, S Jaishankar, had apprised the US government, specifically US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, of the agendas of the Modi-led government with regards to the occupied Himalayan territory. On Monday, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, the Minister of Home Affairs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government scraped away Article 370 from the Indian Constitution, whichRead More

Saudi Arabia a symbol of moderation and peaceful coexistence: Al Sudais


MAKKAH, AUG 7 (DNA) -President of General Presidency of Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al Sudais has said Saudi Arabia is a prominent symbol of moderation and peaceful coexistence. He stressed the media to create awareness among Islamic countries regarding the prevailing issues to Muslim Ummah. Sheikh Al Sudais expressed these views while meeting with a media delegation comprising prominent senior journalists from Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries who are visiting Saudi Arabia on the invitation of Saudi Media Minister. He emphasized media for beingRead More