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Wednesday, September 4th, 2019


India to get matching response in case of any misadventure: DG ISPR


BY ANSAR M BHATTI RAWALPINDI, SEPT 04 (DNA)- Director General ISPR Maj. General Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday that India will be given  a matching response in case it decided any misadventure. He expressed these views while addressing a press conference. He further said Kashmir is Pakistan’s jugular vein. He said the international forces have not pursued the Kashmir case whole-heartedly that is why this issue remains unresolved. Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor further said Kashmir people are undergoing worst ever persecution at the hands of barbaric Indian forces adding a genocide ofRead More

Japanese ambassador greets Pakistan’s first qualifier for 2020 Tokyo Olympics


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 04 (DNA) – Kuninori Matsuda, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, has expressed his heartfelt felicitations to Pakistan’s shooter Mohammad Khalil Akhtar for qualifying the next year’s Tokyo Olympics. “I am very delighted to learn that Mr. Khalil is the first Pakistani who has qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and I deeply congratulate him for this valuable success. My sincere congratulations and appreciations to the National Rifle Association of Pakistan (NRAP) also on achieving this great success and good luck for the mega event”, said Ambassador Matsuda inRead More

PM Khan orders revision of SOPs to eradicate corruption at check posts


ISLAMABAD, (DNA) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday directed officials and government agencies concerned to revise standard operating procedures to root out corruption practices at check posts on highways in the country. Taking notice of rent seeking from goods transport by various government agencies, including Police, Excise and Customs through check posts at national highways, the PM ordered immediate steps to check the practice. According to a letter written by PM’s Office to the secretaries of interior and narcotics, provincial chief secretaries and other concerned officials, the premier instructedRead More

India has endangered world peace, President Alvi tells new envoys


FIVE ENVOYS PRESENT CREDENTIAL TO THE PRESIDENT ISLAMBAD, SEPT 04 (DNA) -Ambassadors/High Commissioner-designate of Palestine, Russian Federation, Portugal, Australia, and Kazakhstan presented their credentials to President Dr. Arif Alvi, on Wednesday. Later, the Ambassadors/High Commissioner separately called on the President. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Pakistan wants to further strengthen its relations with all friendly countries. He enjoined upon the international community to play its role in the resolution of Kashmir dispute, where fundamental human rights were being blatantly violated by Indian armed forces. He said thatRead More

North Korea Missile Tests, ‘Very Standard’ to Trump, Show Signs of Advancing Arsenal


As North Korea fired off a series of missiles in recent months — at least 18 since May — President Trump has repeatedly dismissed their importance as short-range and “very standard” tests. And although he has conceded “there may be a United Nations violation,” the president says any concerns are overblown. Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, Mr. Trump explained recently, just “likes testing missiles.” Now, American intelligence officials and outside experts have come to a far different conclusion: that the launchings downplayed by Mr. Trump, including two late last month,Read More

The Kashmir issue and  Pakistan’s options by Ansar M Bhatti

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August 5, 2019 decision of Indian parliament to change status of Kashmir seems to have backfired as Modi government since then is struggling against all sorts of odds both at home and abroad. The Congress party, the main opposition party in India, has already girded up its loins against BJP thus giving it a tough time to the extent that the Modi government, out of sheer frustration, has started a political witch-hunt. It is also because of this frustration that the incumbent Indian government has resorted to persecution of minoritiesRead More