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General Raheel condemns brutal killing of Kashmiri youth by Indian authorities

Gen Raheel condemns brutal killing of Kashmiri by Indian

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday condemned, following days of unrest in Indian-held Kashmir, the brutal killing of Kashmiri youth by Indian authorities during the monthly Corps Commander Conference at the General Headquarters. The army chief reiterated that the world needs to recognise aspirations of the Kashmiri people, their struggle for freedom and help resolve the long standing dispute for lasting amity in Kashmir and to promote enduring peace in the region. External security situation was comprehensively discussed with particular emphasis on the situation in Afghanistan.Read More

Kashmir leadership looking toward Pakistan in difficult times: Fazl

Kashmir leadership looking to Pakistan in difficult times: Fazl

LAHORE, 13 JULY (DNA) – Chairman Special Committee of the Parliament on Kashmir and President JUI-F Maulana Fazlur Rehman called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at Lahore Wednesday. Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman inquired about the health of the Prime Minister after the surgery and extended his best wishes for early recovery of the Prime Minister. Matters of national significance were discussed during the meeting. Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman apprised the Prime Minister on his recent talks with the Kashmiri leadership over the human rights violations by Indian military and paramilitary forces in JammuRead More

Bahrain govt delegation arrives in Islamabad

Bahrain govt delegation arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, 13 JULY (DNA) – A Bahraini government delegation led by Shaikha Rana Bint Isa Al Khalifa, a member of the royal family, and the head of the Afro-Asia division at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs arrived in Islamabad to participate in the first ‘Pakistan-Bahrain Bilateral Consultations” aimed at further expanding and upgrading the scope of relations between both countries. Speaking about the visit, Javed Malik, Ambassdor of Pakistan to the Kingdom of Bahrain said that both countries have agreed to upgrade their cooperation in every field and this visitRead More

Hundreds of PTI men join PPP, says Senator Saeed

Hundreds of PTI men join PPP

KARACHI, 13 JULY (DNA) – The graph of popularity of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) is constantly going up and despite efforts of certain corners, peoples from across the country especially those having positions and their politically valued role are switching off their connections and joining PPP in large number. PPP believes in supremacy of law and has deep roots among the masses and hence the party never used maligning tactics against any rival party but always trusted the masses, who have laid their utmost confidence in PPP Chairman Bilawal BhuttoRead More

Private school fees to be maintained at present level: Tariq Fazal

Private school fees to be maintained at present level: Tariq Fazal

ISLAMABAD, 13 JULY (DNA) – Minister of State for Capital Administration & Development Division (CA&DD), Dr. Tariq Fazal Chaudhry has said that the fee structure of Private Educational Institutions is maintained at present level. He said this while chairing a consultative meeting with the honors and representatives of private educational institutions. Secretary CA&DD, Additional Secretary CA&DD, Chairman Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority (PEIRA) and the representatives and honors of private schools including the representatives of different associations of rural area’s private schools of Islamabad also participated in the meeting. DrRead More

Taliban commander behind APS Peshawar attack killed in US strike

Families of victims reject U.S. figures on drone strike casualties

ISLAMABAD, 13 JULY (DNA) – The senior Pakistani Taliban commander, the mastermind of the terrorist attack on the army school in Peshawar, has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan told the Pakistan Army Chief on Wednesday. Commander Umar Narai alias Khalifa Umar, leader of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, had claimed responsibility for the attack on the army public school in Peshawar in December 2014. He had appeared in a video along with a group of seven attackers to claim responsibility. Nearly 140Read More