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Mirwaiz for Kashmir settlement through tripartite talks

  • ISLAMABAD, (APP): All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has stressed the need to settle the Kashmir dispute through meaningful tripartite dialogue. He said it must involve Pakistan, India and the genuine Kashmiri leadership for durable peace and stability in the region, Kashmir Media Service reported. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued […]

  • Pakistan snubs NYT for allegation over ISIS, Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (APP): The Pakistan Embassy in the U.S. rejected a report carried out by the New York Times (NYT) that blamed Pakistan for deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, adding such accusation would harm the reconciliation process in that country. In a strong rejoinder to the editor, a spokesman for the embassy challenged the assertions […]

  • Pakistan beat India 1-0 to claim hockey gold in SAG

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP): Pakistan continued their supremacy in men’s hockey in the region as they defeated historical rivals India 1-0 in the summit clash to clinch gold in the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) at the Moullana Tayabullah Hockey Stadium Guwahati, India on Friday. According to information received here, Awais-ur-Rehman scored the lone goal […]

  • Transparency hallmark of development projects: Shehbaz Sharif

    LAHORE, Feb 12 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Friday said that Pakistan Muslim League-N government has promoted transparency and high standard in the execution of development projects and funds of billions of rupees have been saved through this policy. Talking to MNA Raza Hayat Haraj who called on him here, he said selfless […]

  • Information Minister congratulates hockey team on winning gold medal

    ISLAMABAD, Feb 12 (APP): Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid on Friday congratulated national hockey team on winning gold medal in South Asian games. The minister said that today’s game of national team reminded the memories of past glory of Pakistan hockey. He said the entire nation is paying tributes to […]

  • Shehbaz burns midnight oil

    LAHORE, Feb 12 (APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif continued disposing of government affairs till late Friday night without any rest despite spending the busiest day in Islamabad. According to a DGPR handout issued here on Friday, the Chief Minister left for Islamabad at 8am and soon after his arrival at 7 pm in […]