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Armies can’t conquer Kashmiris’ passion for freedom, says information minister

  • Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Friday advised the Indian government to accept that the Kashmir issue has no military solution. Chaudhry was addressing a seminar of the All Parties Parliamentary Kashmir Group in Islamabad. “[Indian Prime Minister] Narendra Modi just announced that [his government] will give a package of billions of rupees to [Indian Occupied] […]

  • Justice Athar Minallah sworn in as chief justice of Islamabad High Court

    Justice Athar Minallah was sworn in as the chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday, reported. The oath was administered by President Dr Arif Alvi at a ceremony at the Aiwan-i-Sadr in Islamabad, attended by federal ministers, parliamentarians and judges of the IHC. Justice Minallah will be the third chief justice of […]

  • PM Khan lays foundation stone for long-awaited Kartarpur corridor

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday performed the groundbreaking of the long-awaited corridor connecting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur area of Narowal district to Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur district today. A large number of Sikh yatris ─ both local and Indian ─ along with Indian Minister for Food Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Minister […]

  • Foreign Office lodges protest with Bangladesh over burglary at Pak High Commission in Dhaka

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Tuesday lodged a “strong protest” with Bangladesh authorities following a burglary in the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka. A few days ago, unidentified burglars broke into the consular section of the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka and had stolen some computers. The FO, in a statement released by its spokesperson […]

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives in Lahore for Kartarpur ceremony

    Former Indian cricket star Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday arrived in Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor in Nankana Sahib. He had been extended an invitation for the ceremony by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi last week. Prime Minister Imran Khan will perform the groundbreaking of the corridor on Wednesday (Nov […]

  • Shehryar Afridi urges media to play its due role in safeguarding national security

    Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Thursday urged the media to play its due role when it comes to national security. Addressing a seminar held in Islamabad over the role of media in national security, Shehryar Afridi took aim at prevalent media policies, stressing that safeguarding the national security is not just […]