Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

 

Pakistan rejects baseless Indian allegations and calls for the UNMOGIP’s mandated role

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    Pakistan has always categorically rejected the baseless Indian allegations of so-called “infiltration attempts” and preposterous claims of targeting of fictional “launch pads.” The Indian propaganda on this account, however, remains incessant.   As Pakistan has consistently pointed out, regurgitation of these allegations and spurious claims by India is aimed at diverting the world’s attention from India’s state-terrorism and grave human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJ&K). India also seeks to use these allegations as a pretext for launching “false flag” operation and deliberately targeting ofRead More


Confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan stand at 18,114

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  ISLAMABAD, MAY 02 (DNA) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Pakistan on Saturday jumped to 18,114, media  reported. According to National Command and Operation Center, record 1,297 cases were reported across the country in last 24 hours, taking the tally to 18,114. These include 6733 cases in Punjab, 6675 in Sindh, 2799 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 1136 in Balochistan, 340 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 365 in Islamabad Capital Territory and 66 in Azad Kashmir. With 32 coronavirus deaths in last 24 hours in the country, the total number of deathsRead More


Pak lodges protest over ceasefire violations

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  Nehal Miraj ISLAMABAD, MAY 02 (DNA) – Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India over the recent ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control in Hajipir and Sankh Sectors which resulted in serious injuries to an innocent civilian. A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to the foreign office on Saturday to register the protest. The Indian occupation forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) have continuously been targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire, heavy-calibre mortars and automatic weapons. In 2020,Read More


PIA  flight for US on May 7

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  KARACHI, MAY 02 (DNA) – Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) flight to depart for Washington on May 7 to bring back stranded countrymen, ARY News reported on Saturday, citing sources. The national flag-carrier after approval from the US for direct flights to repatriate stranded Pakistanis, has started planning the schedule of the flights. In this regard, it was learnt that a Boeing-777 aircraft of the PIA will depart from Islamabad to the US on May 7 to bring back 300 stranded citizens from the United States. It may be notedRead More


‘No fiddling with 18th Amendment but changes to improve it’ 

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DNA Parliamentarians and civil society show their concern in an online discussion Islamabad – Participants of an online discussion on the emerging controversy on the 18th Amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan termed the statements of some politicians and ministers as undue fiddling with the unanimous national consensus. It would be like opening up the Pandora’s Box again just to undermine the provincial autonomy. Government or some state institutions, whoever is behind the lobbying campaign against the 18th Amendment, should not insult the collective national agreement of all the political, religious andRead More


Indian diplomat summoned to register Pakistan’s strong protest over Ceasefire Violations by India

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DNA A senior Indian diplomat was summoned to register Pakistan’s strong protest over the ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Hajipir and Sankh Sectors, on 1st May 2020, resulting in serious injuries to an innocent civilian.   Due to indiscriminate and unprovoked firing by the Indian occupation forces, a 30 years old innocent woman, Nasreen Akhtar w/o Rafique, r/o village Khwaja Bandi, sustained serious injuries.   The Indian occupation forces along the LoC and the Working Boundary (WB) have continuously been targeting civilian populated areas with artillery fire,Read More