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Junaid Ahmad’s martyrdom worst example of Indian atrocities in Kashmir: FO

Pakistan seeks UK help in ending rights abuses in held Kashmir

ISLAMABAD, OCT 09 (DNA) -Pakistan on Sunday condemned the killing of Junaid Ahmad, a 12-year-old innocent boy by pellet gun in Occupied Kashmir. Spokesman to Foreign Office Nafees Zakaria expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and demanded the international community to take step to end bloodshed in the valley. He said that Junaid Ahmad’s martyrdom is worst example of Indian atrocities in held-Kashmir. Nafees Zakaria said that more than 115 Kashmiris have been killed in 3 months while 15,000 sustained severe wounds in different clashes. He said that dozens ofRead More

Bollywood’s Salman Khan freed in poaching case

Salman Khan freed in poaching case

JODHPUR: An Indian court on Monday acquitted Bollywood superstar Salman Khan of killing protected wildlife 18 years ago, ending the latest long-running case against the actor. Khan was convicted in 2006 of hunting rare gazelles while he was shooting a film in the northern state of Rajasthan eight years earlier. He was sentenced to one and five years in jail for two separate cases of shooting the animals, but the actor has filed appeals that have kept him from serving the stints. High Court judge Nirmaljit Kaur cleared the actorRead More

Occupied authorities arrested Geelani, Mirwaiz in Srinagar

Occupied authorities arrested Geelani, Mirwaiz in Srinagar

SRINAGAR, 13 JULY (DNA) – Indian police arrested the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, in Hyderpora area of Srinagar, Wednesday, when he defied curfew and tried to march towards Naqashband Sahib in the city on the occasion of the Kashmir Martyrs’ Day. Syed Ali Geelani and Hurriyet leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had jointly given a call for the march towards Martyrs’ Graveyard at Naqashband Sahib to pay tributes to the martyrs of July 13, 1931. Despite curfew, Syed AliRead More

Pakistan asks India for more evidences of Mumbai attack


ISLAMABAD, 30 JUNE (DNA) – Pakistan has asked India for more evidences of 2008 Mumbai attack to fast conclude the terrorism case, said Foreign Office on Thursday in a statement.“Civil and military leaderships are on the same page. Pakistan is open to dialogue with India for the resolution of all outstanding issues,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakariya said at his weekly news briefing in Islamabad. The spokesperson said the people of Pakistan take great pride in the armed forces and revere them for their ultimate sacrifices for the country. HeRead More

Hrithik Roshan escaped the Istanbul airport blast by few hours

Hrithik Roshan

NEW DELHI: In a tweet to his fans the 42-year-old actor, “missed connecting flight at Istanbul and were stuck at airport. Next flight was next day, but took economy and flew out earlier.” The actor was on a vacation to Spain and Africa with his two sons and was returning to India via Turkey, Indian media reported. He had earlier tweeted that he was visiting Africa.

US Pakistan F-16 deal and the rut of history


By Adnan Yousaf  US-Pakistan F-16 deal expired when United States refused to hand over eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan at the subsidised rate of $270 million and asked Pakistan to make the full payment for the aircraft from its national resources. Though Pakistan was in dire need of these aircraft for counter-terrorism operations, it chose not to pay $699 million for the aircraft which were previously financed through the US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) programme partially. And US, despite of knowing Pakistan’s need for these jets in the ongoing warRead More