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ATC Quetta issues non-bailable arrest warrant for Altaf Hussain

QUETTA: An Anti Terrorist Court (ATC) in Quetta issued non-bailable warrant for the arrest of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain on Saturday, it has been learnt. The judge of Quetta ATC, Jan Muhammad Gohar, issued non-bailable arrest warrants of Altaf Hussain for provoking hate and violence against the state and national institutions in his speeches. Jehangir Kharotai, a citizen of Quetta, had filed an application in Gawalmandi Police Station some time back against the MQM chief. In his application, Kharotai had mentioned that Altaf has committed treason byRead More

Pak-China joint Air Exercise Shaheen-IV concludes

YINCHUAN, 03 OCT, (DNA) – A Joint Air exercise Shaheen IV between Pakistan Air force and PLA Air force, concluded Saturday at Yinchuan Airbase, China. Air Vice Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Deputy Chief of Air Staff (Operations) Pakistan Air Force and Lt Gen Zheng Qun Liang Deputy Commander PLA Air Force were also present in the closing ceremony of the exercise. The exercise was aimed at enhancing bilateral relationship and defence cooperation between both friendly neighbouring countries. It was the fourth exercise of Shaheen series which commenced on 12 Sep,Read More

PM Nawaz says India have to come to our suggestions

LONDON, Oct, 03 (DNA) – Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, Saturday said that India will have to accept Pakistan’s suggestions for peaceful solutions to problems between the two neighbours.. Mr Sharif in his address to the UN General Assembly last week floated a four-point plan to India that includes demilitarization of Kashmir and Siachin. The proposal also called for the formalization of the 2003 ceasefire along the Line of Control. “India has to stop violence in occupied Kashmir which have been going on for decades and has resulted into the deathsRead More

India not serious to hold talks on Kashmir issue: Maleeha

NEW YORK, Oct, 03 (DNA) – Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi has said Indian response to Prime Minister’s peace initiative in the region was non-serious and it does not want to hold talks on Kashmir issue.In an interview she said that Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India on all points including Kashmir which is the core issue. She said that India is involved in fomenting terrorism in Pakistan and we have handed over its proofs and evidences to the UN which is onRead More

Two target killers arrested from Gulshan Maymar

KARACHI, Oct 03 (DNA): Sindh Rangers in a raid in Gulshan Maymar on Saturday arrested as many as two suspected target killers allegedly involved in killing of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders Sajid Qureshi and Raza Haider. Rangers spokesman in a statement said that the suspects Akbar Hussain alias Kala and Konain Hyder Rizvi were affiliated with a political party and were involved in a number of target killings, arson and cracker attacks. Rangers statement said Akbar alias Kala was involved in killing of MQM MPAs Raza Haider and SajidRead More

PIA chairman vows to take legal action against pilots

ISLAMABAD, Oct 03 (DNA): Nasser Jaffer, chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), on Saturday said over a dozen pilots who have refused to operate the flights on the pretext of illness would face legal action. Vowing to resolve the dispute with Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA), he said the management was trying its best that Hajj operations are not affected due to the crisis, which according to a PIA spokesman has not created any problem for more than 95 percent operations of the airline. The PIA chairman said theRead More