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India should accept defeat before struggle of Kashmiris, says Nawaz

bloodshed in IHK

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said that India has two choices on Kashmir, either keep on with its aggression that has left over 45 people dead over the past 11 days or to give people of the in the disputed Himalayan valley their due rights which it had promised in the UN. In a message In a message on Black Day to protest against the atrocities of security forces in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) Nawaz said that Pakistan stands with Kashmiris in every hour of trial adding that this relationRead More

Indian forces remove Pakistan flags as Kashmiris observe black day

ceasefire Violations at LoC by India

SRINAGAR: Indian security forces on Wednesday removed dozens of black and Pakistani flags in India-held Kashmir hoisted by residents observing black day on the call of Pakistan government to protest the killing of a top pro-independence militant leader. Indian administration feared fresh trouble in the tense region after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for observing a black day to express solidarity with “Kashmiris facing atrocities at the hands of Indian forces”. In a statement, Nawaz said, “India should realise that when people decide to do something, the weapons cannot stopRead More

PML-N to pass law against honour killings following Qandeel’s murder: Maryam

PML-N to pass law against honour killings

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) plans to pass long-delayed legislation against “honour killings” within weeks in the wake of the high-profile murder of outspoken social media star Qandeel Baloch, the daughter of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Wednesday. The bill will go before a parliamentary committee as early as Thursday, said Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who is an increasingly influential member of her father’s ruling party. The government has faced mounting pressure to pass the law against murders carried out by people professing to be acting in defence of theRead More

PTI to initiate movement against govt on August 7

Imran Khan speaks against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD, 20 JULY (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday stated that his party shall initiate movement against the government on August 7, further stating that a protest shall also be organized outside the office of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on July 25. Khan said that the protest against NAB was being carried out because the institution did not carry out investigation against the government even after three months of the surfacing of the Panama Papers. He enquired that under which laws NAB acquitted Federal FinanceRead More

Indian police arrest three over student’s alleged gang-rape

Three arrested in India over student's alleged gang-rape

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested three suspects over the alleged gang-rape of a student by a group of men, two of whom had been charged with a previous attack on her, an officer said Wednesday. The 21-year-old, who belongs to the lowest Dalit caste, has told police she was abducted near her college in the north Indian state of Haryana last week by the five men, who then drugged and raped her. According to relatives quoted in Indian media, she identified all five as the men who had rapedRead More

Promoting peace: Punjab Youth Peace Corps project launched

Shaheen said girls and members of minority communities would also be included in the project. Danish Mustafa, a youth representative from Multan, said that the project was a unique initiative to promote peace at the grassroots level. LAHORE: Minister for Special Education and Youth Affairs Asif Saeed Manais on Tuesday inaugurated the Punjab Youth Peace Corps programme. In the pilot phase, the project has been launched with 600 young men and women chosen from 30 union councils (UCs) of Lahore and Multan districts. It will later be replicated in other partsRead More