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UN calls for probe into rights violations in Occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR, September 3: The UN has again called on India to probe alleged cases of forced disappearance and mass graves in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). In a letter this week addressed to the Indian government, at least nine UN rapporteurs also asked New Delhi to reconsider the closure …

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Participation of Pakistan players in Lanka Premier League in doubt

The participation of Pakistan players in the much-awaited Lanka Premier League (LPL) is in doubt, after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday announced the schedule of the remaining four HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2020 matches, which were postponed on March 17 due to Covid-19 pandemic. The LPL, which …

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Karachi issues to be solved on immediate basis, assures COAS

– Army Chief expressed satisfaction over the pace of relief work and said Army will not disappoint the population in their time of need: ISPR KARACHI, September 2: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday met with a delegation of traders in Karachi and assured that …

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Supreme Court suspends SHC decision to declare Sugar Inquiry Report null and void

ISLAMABAD, September 2: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday suspended Sindh High Court’s decision of nullifying the sugar inquiry commission’s report. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed and comprising Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan heard the petition of federal government against order of Sindh …

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Afghanistan frees nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to push peace talks

The Afghan government released nearly 200 Taliban prisoners to spur the start of long-delayed peace negotiations, senior Afghan officials said on Wednesday. The fresh releases are from a group of 400 “hardcore” Taliban prisoners, the fate of which has stalled peace negotiations between the government and insurgent group to end …

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PCB thanks England touring party for resumption of cricket

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan today thanked and congratulated the 44-member squad on the completion of a challenging, demanding and unprecedented tour of England in the backdrop of the Covid-19 situation that made the players adhere to strict protocols, including restricted movement during their 10-week tour. …

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China takes control of an area of 1,000 square kilometres in Ladakh

-Warns that if India wants to compete, it will have to bear more military losses than in the past NEW DELHI, September 1: The Indian newspaper The Hindu has revealed that according to the intelligence received by the central government, an area of about one thousand square kilometers of Ladakh …

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Imran Khan to personally monitor supply of flour, sugar and prices

ISLAMABAD, September 1: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that a large consignment of wheat has arrived while sugar is also being imported, adding that he would personally monitor the supply and price. Wheat and sugar should be supplied within country through Pakistan Railways. Prime Minister Imran Khan said this …

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Saudi king sacks two royals under defence corruption probe

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman sacked two royals and referred them along with four military officers for investigation into corruption at the defence ministry in a royal decree issued early on Tuesday and carried by state media. The decree said Prince Fahd bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al Saud would be removed …

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