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Sunday, August 18th, 2019


Pakistan denies involvement of any Pakistani in Kabul blast


Pakistan categorically rejects reports in a section of the media, based on a reported ISIS claim of responsibility for the heinous terrorist attack on a wedding party in Kabul, and implicating a Pakistani national. Pakistan rejects these baseless allegations. It is important for the Media to discern the propaganda objectives of terrorist organisations aimed at creating misunderstandings. Pakistan condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We have proactively and successfully taken action to uproot the scourge of terrorism. Pakistan will continue its efforts in the same spirit, in coordinationRead More

Indian anti tank guided missiles kill 2 Pakistani civilians: army


RAWALPINDI, AUG 18 (DNA) – Indian Army  unprovoked targeted civil population with mortars and Anti Tank Guided Missiles in Hot Spring Sector along LOC .   Two elderly innocent civilians Lal Muhamamd S/O of Muhamamd Din,  age 75  years and Hassan Din S/O Lal Din age 61 years, residents of Village Nagrai embraced shahdat.   Reportedly 2 Indian army soldiers killed  and many injured as Pakistan Army engaged posts from where fire was directed.

Hong Kong protesters throng streets in heat and heavy rain

A person holding a broken umbrella observes anti-extradition bill protesters marching to demand democracy and political reforms, in Hong Kong, China August 18, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG, AUG 18 (DNA) — Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters joined a mass rally in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares in heavy rain in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub. Sunday’s (Aug 18) turnout showed that the movement still has broad-based support despite the ugly scenes witnessed during the past week when protesters occupied the Chinese-ruled city’s airport, for which some activists apologized. There was an uneasy calm after nightfall, with no violent confrontations and protesters unclear onRead More

Afridi urges world to act and save millions of Kashmiris


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Minister for SAFRON and Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi on Sunday urged the world to act and save ten million Kashmiris locked in the biggest jail on earth in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK). Addressing the participants of a rally taken out by Pakistani and Kashmiri expatriates in German city of Hannover to express solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), Shehryar Afridi said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was hell bent to genocide of Kashmiri people following the footprints of Adolf Hitler. Afridi said thatRead More

NAB prepares supplementary reference against Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday has prepared a supplementary reference against former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in case pertaining to mega money laundering. Sources privy to the anti-graft watchdog said that the supplementary reference has been prepared in light of the investigation conducted from the former president and his sister by the NAB officials. The sources further said that the accused would be indicted after filing the supplementary reference against them, while the statements ofRead More

Three killed in roadside blast in Upper Dir


UPPER DIR (DNA) – Three people died and 6 others injured in a roadside blast near a double-cabin car in Gamadand area at Upper Dir. As per details, the remote controlled blast happened near a passenger van in Gamdand area of Tehsil Shringle. Law and enforcements agencies and rescue workers arrived at the place and injured were shifted to nearby hospitals. Security forces have begun a search operation after cordoning off the area.