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Bugti tribesmen will fight against India in Kashmir, says Shahzain Bugti

JWP Balochistan president Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti

QUETTA: Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) Balochistan president Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti on Sunday said Bugti tribesmen were fully prepared to fight against India in the hills of the Kashmir valley. “Bugti tribesmen would fight against Indian troops ahead of Pakistan Army,” said the grandson of Nawab Akbar Bugti. The statement from the chief of JWP comes at a time when Indian rhetoric against Pakistan has reached a fever pitch following the attack on an Indian army camp in India-held Kashmir, with the valley going through a period of great turmoil. ShahzainRead More

Justice (r) Wajihuddin Ahmad finally quits PTI

Retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmad quits PTI

KARACHI, 25 SEP, (DNA) – Retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmad on Sunday tendered resignation from the basic membership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to sources, Wajihuddin Ahmad has sent his resignation to Imran Khan. Wajihuddin Ahmad, who is a retired senior justice of the Supreme Court of Pakistan, human rights activist, was at odd with the party chairman Imran Khan over intra-party election process. In August last year, Khan suspended Ahmad’s basic party membership for discussing party matters publicly. The dispute between Khan and Wajihuddin Ahmad surfaced after a two-member tribunalRead More

Former TTP spokesman Azam Tariq killed

former TTP spokesperson Azam Tariq killed

PESHAWAR: The former spokesperson for the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Azam Tariq, has been killed in Afghanistan’s Paktika province in air strikes carried out by Afghan and Nato forces. Three other TTP leaders have also been reportedly killed by the joint Afghan and Nato airstrikes in the Laman area of Paktika provice, said Pakistani security sources. Raess Khan, who used the nom de guerre Azam Tariq, was killed in air strikes late on Saturday. An advisor of TTP’s Khan Said Sajna group, Zeeshan Haider Mehsud, confirmed the death of Tariq andRead More

War not a solution; no other way to address issues but peacefully: Basit

Pakistan’s High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit

ISLAMABAD, 25 SEP, (DNA) – Amid war talks by India after Uri attack, Pakistan’s High Commissioner in New Delhi Abdul Basit on Sunday ruled out the notion of both countries going to war. He said “I strongly believe Pakistan and India do not gain anything from creating hype. War is not a solution, war creates more problems.” “We can perhaps afford not to talk to each other for some time, but addressing our many bilateral, regional and global challenges can only happen through dialogue”, the high commissioner said in anRead More

Sports must be patronized: VC PU

Talent hunt at PU

LAHORE, 25 SEP, (DNA) – Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said that sports must be patronized to promote sports activities in the country and polish raw talent. He was addressing the concluding ceremony of cricket trials of candidates willing to take admissions in Punjab University on sports basis at PU New Campus ground here on Sunday. National Test Cricket Team Captain Misbah ul Haq, cricketer Kamran Akmal, Principal Prof Dr Shahid Kamal, Director Sports Shamsa Hashmi, Additional Director Sports Khalid Mahmood, RO-1 Prof Dr SajidRead More

Kashmiris protest outside UN during Indian FM’s address to UNGA

Kashmiris protest during Sushma address at UNGA

NEW YORK, 25 SEP, (DNA) – Kashmiri and Pakistani community members were finalizing preparations for a big protest  demonstration outside the United Nations Building in New York on Monday when Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj took the stage to address the 71st United Nations General Assembly. Billed as a Peaceful Protest, it’s organisers said the main objective of the demonstration was to draw attention to the brutalities inflicted on Kashmiri people by Indian occupation forces in Kashmir and to urge the international community to play its role in enabling gthe oppressedRead More