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Indian design to scuttle efforts for dialogue undermining regional peace: Jalil Abbas

India leveling baseless charges against Pakistan: Ambassador Jalil

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has called on the US and the international community to help resolve the Kashmir dispute and not allow New Delhi to divert world’s attention from the atrocities being committed against civilians in India-held Kashmir. Delivering a keynote address at the World Affairs Council, a Washington-based think-tank Thursday night, Jalil Abbas regretted that India was undermining all diplomatic efforts for a dialogue, including its refusal to engage at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) forum. “The peace and stability inRead More

Rangers arrest MQM London leader Dr Hasan Zafar Arif

Rangers arrest MQM London leader Dr Hasan Zafar Arif

The Rangers on Saturday took into custody Professor Dr Hasan Zafar Arif of the London-based Muttahida Qaumi Movement. Dr Hasan Zafar Arif was taken into custody outside the Karachi Press Club where he was due to address a press conference. Before he arrived at the press club’s premises, a large number of Rangers personnel had taken positions in the surrounding area and were checking the vehicles that were passing by. He was taken into custody before he could enter the press club. He was taken in a Rangers mobile vanRead More

IK not know how to do politics, Islamabad lockdown plan ‘illegal’, says Khurshid Shah

Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Shah

SUKKUR, 22 OCT (DNA) – Opposition Leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Shah on Saturday said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) call to lockdown the federal capital on November 2 is ‘illegal’. Speaking to journalists in Sukkur, the senior Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif does not know how to run a country and Imran Khan doesn’t know how to do politics. “Any move to shut down a city or any institution is illegal and unconstitutional,” he said. He further stated: “The Prime Minister is upset, veryRead More

Indian forces open firing at Shakargarh Sector

Indian forces open firing at Shakargarh Sector

NAROWAL, 22 OCT (DNA) – Indians forces yet again resorted to unprovoked firing at Shakargarh in Narowal Sector. The firing that was started on late Friday dented roofs and walls of the houses in several villages including Chak Kinara, Sakho Chak, Sakmal and Nagwal. Enthusiastic locals pledged complete support to Pakistan Army against Indian violation and refused to leave their houses. They said that they are standing with officers to give befitting response to India. Earlier, Pakistan Army had rubbished claims of Indian media about martyrdom of at least fiveRead More