Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Monday, September 9th, 2019

 

PM urges UNHRC to set up independent investigation commission for J&K

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ISLAMABAD, Sept 09 (DNA): Prime Minister Imran Khan has called upon the UN Human Rights Council to immediately set up an independent investigation commission to probe human rights abuses in Indian Occupied Kashmir as recommended by the UNHCHR’s two reports on Kashmir. In a tweet, he welcomed the growing concern and demands by the international community, global leaders, UN Secretary General, and UNHCHR, for India to lift its six-week long siege of the Occupied Kashmir. He said now it is time to act. Imran Khan especially welcomed the statement byRead More


CJP must take notice of Salahuddin, lady constable case: Ahsan Iqbal

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GUJRANWALA, SEPT 09 (DNA) – Former Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal said the rulers have pushed the country into a narrow street and only possible solution to come out of crisis is transparent elections in 2020. The PML-N leader arrived at the house of Salahuudin, who was allegedly killed by police torture in Rahim Yar Khan, to offer Fateha. Talking to media on the occasion, he said criminal negligence was committed for not contacting Salahuddin’s family after his arrest. He demanded action against the officials involved in the incident. He saidRead More


FM Qureshi arrived in Geneva

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Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in Genera   to raise voice of the 15m  Kashmiris of IOJK at the 42nd Session of the UNHRC ‪At the airport he was received by the Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Ambassador Tehmina Janjua, Ambassador of Pakistan to Germany, Mr. Ahmad Warraich , Acting Permanent Representative‪ of Pakistan to the United Nations & other International Organizations Mr. Tahir Hussain Andrabi and officers of the mission


Malaysian minister says China-US economic row bad for small economies

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  KAULAUMPUR, SEPT 9 (DNA)- The Malaysian Minister of Economic Affairs has said the ongoing trade war between the People’s Republic of China and the United States is detrimental to the interests of all nations, more so in the cases of smaller economies. In a Twitter statement, the Malaysian minister further said rather than taking a unilateral position on this we look forward to a positive and constructive outcome when the world’s two largest economies return to the negotiating table in early October. He added, at the same time MalaysiaRead More


UK parliament´s suspension to begin late Monday

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LONDON: The month-long suspension of the British parliament ordered by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in an apparent bid to stop MPs blocking his Brexit strategy will begin late Monday, his spokesman said. “Parliament will be prorogued at close of business today,” the spokesman said, using the parliamentary term for the suspension. He added it would take place regardless of the outcome of a government-led vote on holding a snap election next month. Johnson last month asked Queen Elizabeth II to close the Houses of Parliament until October 14, claiming itRead More


Sarhad chamber organises KPK investment moot in Baku

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PESHAWAR (DNA) -Sarhad Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized “Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Investment Opportunities Conference and Business Excellence Awards function in Baku, Azerbaijan. Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani, Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Shaukat Ali Yousafzai, Minister for Information, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Ambassador of Pakistan in Azerbaijan, Saeed Khan Mohmand participated as chief guest in the function. A total of 16 companies were awarded gold medals in industrial, commercial, services, and retail sectors, while 10 firms were honoured with export trophy awards in the KP Investment Opportunities Conference (KPIOC) 2019 and BusinessRead More