Sunday, August 9, 2020

HRW concerned over using NAB to ‘harass, intimidate opponents’

ISLAMABAD: Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday urged Pakistani authorities to stop using NAB —referring to it as "a dictatorship-era body, possessing draconian and...

Zahid Hafeez Ch posted as new FO Spokesperson

ISLAMABAD: Zahid Hafeez Chaudhary has been appointed as new Spokesperson at Foreign Office, in place of Aisha Farooqi who is proceeding for training. Zahid Hafeez...

FC soldier martyred, two injured in firing from across Afghan border

RAWALPINDI: A Frontier Corps (FC) soldier was martyred and two other sustained injuries in firing from across the Afghan border. According to a statement of...

‘Cracker blast’ injures over 33 in Kashmir Solidarity Rally in Karachi

KARACHI: At least 33 people were injured in an explosion at a Kashmir Solidarity Rally organised by Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) in Karachi's Gulshan-e-Iqbal area on...

Fact finding report urges war crime tribunal to probe Indian atrocities in IHK

ISLAMABAD:  A legal fact-finding report titled ‘Kashmir Statehood Abrogated, co-published by Legal Forum for Oppressed Voices of Kashmir (LFOVK) and Institute of Policy Studies...

Nation to observe Youm-e-Istehsal on Wednesday in solidarity with Kashmiris

ISLAMABAD: The Nation will observe Youm-e-Istehsal on Wednesday to express solidarity with the oppressed Kashmiri people on completion of one year military siege of...

Youm-e-Shuhda Police: DIG pays rich tribute to police martyrs

KARACHI: DIG Security & Emergency Services Division Maqsood Ahmed has paid rich tribute to the police martyrs who laid their lives in the line...

Missing Persons Commission disposes of 4616 cases till July 30, 2020

ISLAMABAD: Missing Persons Commission has disposed of 4616 cases up to July 30, 2020 as per monthly progress report released by Farid Ahmed Khan,...

Kashmiris face double whammy of Indian military siege, Corona lockdown: Ijaz Alam

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for HR&MA Ijaz Alam Augustine condemning lockdown in Kashmir has said that while the rest of the world has experienced some...

Army called to help civil administration in rain-hit Karachi

RAWALPINDI: As Karachi witnessed record breaking rains during the ongoing monsoon season, the city’s drainage system fell flat against the challenge and the metropolitan...