Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

August, 2019

 

India continues oppression on 27th day of curfew

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SRINAGAR, AUG 31 (DNA): Indian government’s imposition of stringent curfew in occupied Kashmir, after abrogation of articles 370 and 35A of its Constitution through a rushed presidential decree on Aug. 5, entered its 27rd day on Saturday. According to Kashmir Media Service, Indian occupation forces are being anticipated to conduct a major crackdown in Kashmir’s Soura region, where violent clashes had erupted between protesters chanting slogans against New Delhi’s aggression and illegal moves in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region. Kashmir has been an epicenter of wars between Pakistan and India forRead More


Inaction of global community on Kashmir atrocities is alarming: Shehbaz Sharif

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LAHORE, AUG 31 (DNA) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PMLN) President and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif said that the inaction of the international community on the ongoing atrocities in the occupied Kashmir is sad and alarming. He said that the impartial use of justice will lead the world to destruction. “If the international community does not stop the genocide of Kashmiris, it will give them right to raise arms in defense against the oppressive forces according to the United Nations (UN) resolutions”, he added. KashmiriRead More


Pakistan will continue to raise Kashmir issue at all int’l forums: Mazari

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has said Pakistan will continue to raise Kashmir issue at all international forums. Talking to President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Ahmad Khan in Islamabad, she assured that the people and government of Pakistan will continue their moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people on attaining their right to self-determination. Condemning the massive human rights violations taking place in Occupied Kashmir, Dr Shireen Mazari said that innocent Kashmiri people are denied to the fundamental right toRead More


Durable economic policies to usher in sustainable growth in country: Asad Qaiser

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ISLAMABAD, AUG 31 (DNA) – Hafeez Sheikh Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad. Economic situation in the country and measure initiated by the Government for restructuring of economy and generation of economic activity in the country came under discussion. The Speaker said that development of the country was directly dependent any on its economic situation. He said that present government inherited messed up economy however the government sagacious handled the situation. He said that immediate measures of the government ushered inRead More


UNSC has obligation to resolve decades-old Kashmir dispute: Maleeha

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NEW YORK, AUG 31 (DNA) – Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said the UN Security Council has an obligation to resolve the decades-old Kashmir problem by implementing its own resolutions that pledged the right of self-determination to the Kashmiri people to decide their destiny. she said the whole world subscribes to the principle of self-determination and why should it be denied to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and, what we ask, are they denied because they are Muslims. Maleeha Lodhi urged the international communityRead More


Had to make bitter decisions but bearing fruit now: SBP Governor

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KARACHI, AUG 31 (DNA) – The governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Dr Reza Baqir, said the country’s leadership had to make bitter decisions but the people were bearing the fruit now. Speaking during an address at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Dr Baqir said a stage-wise improvement was happening. Income in the country needed to be increased to boost progress, he said, adding that everyone should play their part and heed their responsibilities. The SBP governor underscored that the world was trustingRead More