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President AJK presents six-point agenda for Kashmir Issue resolution

six-points agenda on Kashmir Issue

ISLAMABAD, 28 AUG, (DNA) – The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan has presented a six-point agenda to resolve longstanding Kashmir issue in accordance with United Nations resolutions in Islamabad on Sunday. It includes evolving unity among all political forces in AJK and enhancing contacts with representative leadership in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. Intensifying efforts to highlight Kashmir issue more effectively through the Kashmiris and Pakistanis settled in North American and European countries and Gulf States. Raising voice with US Administration, US Congress, EU Parliament thatRead More


Imran Khan to file petition against PM Nawaz in SC on Monday

Imran Khan, PTI

LAHORE, 28 AUG, (DNA) – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Sunday has announced that a petition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would be filed in Supreme Court on Monday [today]. Talking to media in Lahore, Imran Khan said that the party is preparing to stage a crowded march on September 3. He said that he will invite all the political parties for consultation over Panama leaks issue. Nawaz Sharif is not responding on Panama leaks issue, he added, and enquired that why wasn t the National Accountability BureauRead More


Hundreds Afghan students arrested from a seminary in Quetta

Seminary sealed in Quetta

QUETTA, 28 AUG, (DNA) – Security forces sealed a seminary in Quetta’s Eastern Bypass area on Sunday and 100 Afghan students were taken into custody. The arrested students were studying in seminary without any valid documents. “A search operation was conducted inside the seminary and the Afghan students were arrested under Foreigners Act,” said a security official. The Afghan students were later handed over to various police stations for further questioning. Security forces also recovered suspicious literature and other material from the seminary. The Afghan nationals who were illegally stayingRead More


CTD claims killing 3 of Sri Lankan cricket team attackers

Forces kill LeJ militants linked to Quetta police attack

LAHORE, 28 AUG, (DNA) – Four accused terrorists ─ three of whom were charged with involvement in the 2009 attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team ─ were killed Saturday night, Punjab’s Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed in a statement early Sunday. “On Aug 27 at about 11pm, a CTD team was taking accused terrorists involved in the Moon Market Iqbal Town Lahore blast of 2008 for pointation of a house in the Lakho Dehr area… where they had prepared for the attack at that time,” the CTD claimed. The CTDRead More


India becomes fourth country to successfully test launch scramjet engine

India test launch scramjet engine

SRIHARIKOTA: India on Sunday became the fourth country to successfully test launch a scramjet engine, Indian media reported. The test flight, which represents an milestone in the ISRO’s efforts regarding its future space transportation system, took place at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre launch pad. The purpose of the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) experimental mission is the realisation of an Air-Breathing Propulsion System that utilises hydrogen fuel and oxygen from the atmosphere as an oxidiser. The scramjet engines help reduce launch costs by cutting down on the amount of oxidiserRead More


Irfan replaces Hafeez as he ruled out of England series due to calf injury

Hafeez ruled out, Irfan replaces him

LAHORE: Pakistani opener Mohammad Hafeez has been ruled out of the remaining England series after the all-rounder suffered a calf injury before the second One Day International at Lords’ against England. The selection committee approved towering fast bowler Mohammad Irfan as Hafeez’s replacement. Irfan will leave for the United Kingdom on Sunday to join up with the squad ahead of Tuesday’s third ODI at Nottingham’s Trent Bridge in the English Midlands. Irfan was delighted with the ODI recall and said he would give his best to help the Pakistan teamRead More