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Tuesday, March 29th, 2016


Arrested RAW’s agent tasked to destabilize Pakistan: Gen Bajwa

ISLAMABAD, March 29 (DNA): Pakistan has irrefutable evidence that Kulbhushan Yadav is a serving Indian naval officer and Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) operative, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) General Asim Saleem Bajwa said.“It has been established that Yadav is an Indian agent who used to operate a RAW network in Pakistan. There can be no bigger evidence of state-sponsored terrorism by India in Pakistan,” Bajwa told a press conference in Islamabad.

Modi to visit S.Arabia on the invitation of King Salman

MUMBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that he will be visiting Saudi Arabia between April 2 and April 3 on the invitation of King Salman. The Indian premier announced the decision on his official Facebook page, adding that he plans to work with the Saudi leadership to ‘expand and deepen our bilateral relations’. Modi maintained that one of the key objectives of his visit will be to convince prominent Saudi businesses to partner with India’s development priorities. “Our economic ties are expanding. Saudi Arabia is India’s fourth largestRead More

Arrested Indian spy admits involvement in Balochistan insurgency

ISLAMABAD: Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) head Lt Gen Asim Bajwa while addressing a joint press conference alongside Federal Information Minister Pervez Rashid on Tuesday termed the arrest of Indian spy and former Indian Navy officer Kulbushan Yadav a ‘big achievement’. Yadav was directly handled by the RAW chief, the Indian National Security Adviser and the joint secretary, Bajwa said. “His goal was to disrupt development of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), with Gwadar port as a special target,” Bajwa said, adding, “This is nothing short of state-sponsored terrorism… There canRead More

Around 700 pro-Qadri protesters remain in Islamabad’s Red Zone

ISLAMABAD: Around 700 pro-Mumtaz Qadri protesters continued to protest in Islamabad’s Red Zone on Tuesday, police official Mohammad Kashif confirmed, despite warnings from the government, bringing the most sensitive parts of the capital to a standstill. A rally organised by the Sunni Tehreek (ST) saw more than 10,000 charged protesters enter the city on Sunday, damaging buildings and setting fire to the metro station, containers and buses. A crowd consisting of around at least 25,000 people had attended the chehlum of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer’s killer, Mumtaz Qadri, inRead More

NA Speaker Ayaz Saidq in Romania for bilateral talks

ISLAMABAD, MAR 29 (DNA) – The Speaker of National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has held important consultative meeting with his Romanian counterpart in Bucharest on Tuesday. The Speaker National Assembly is on Romania visit along with a high-powered delegation. According to sources the purpose of the visit is to further strengthen and diversify relations between the two countries. The Romanian side is keen to expand and cement relations with Pakistan in all fields.

Lahore tragedy echoes at Bangladesh national day reception

ISLAMABAD, MAR 29 (DNA) – The Lahore Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park tragedy echoed at the Bangladesh national day reception guests expressing deep sense of sorrow and grief over the sad incident.The High Commissioner of Bangladesh had arranged a national day reception at a local hotel in order to mark 45th anniversary. Despite Sunni Tehreek dharna and closure of main roads, a large number of guests attended the reception.