Day archives: October 16th, 2016

Kills 24 at Religious Gathering

Stampede kills 24 at religious gathering in India AFP — Published about 7 hours ago VARANASI: A stampede at a religious gathering in northern India killed at least 24 people on Saturday as thousands of devotees of a controversial guru tried to cross a bridge at once, police said. The followers of Jai Gurudev, a …

Political Gain from surgicalstrike:BJP

    BJP wants to make political gains from ‘surgical strikes’: Congress leader GNGEO NEWS October 16, 2016 World NEW DELHI: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants to make political gains through its claims of ‘surgical strikes’ against Pakistan, according to Congress, the main opposition party in India. Congress leader Gurudas Kamat said PM …

Missed External Debt Target: IMF

Govt missed IMF external debt targets by $14 billion Share Tweet Govt missed IMF external debt targets by $14 billion By Shahbaz Rana Published: October 16, 2016 0SHARES Share Tweet Email PHOTO: AFP ISLAMABAD: The PML-N government has, over the past three years, borrowed $14 billion more than the projections the International Monetary Fund (IMF) made …

launchrs Bid to Reclaim Party

Pro-Altaf group launches bid to reclaim party By Zubair Ashraf Published: October 15, 2016 KARACHI: In their first press conference held in a tense environment at the Karachi Press Club, nine members of the committee announced to carry on the political struggle on the lines laid by MQM founder Altaf Hussain. Dr Hasan Zafar Arif, …

Cut Federal Capital

Millions’ of PTI workers to cut federal capital from country blocking entry, exit pointsNational Each PTI lawmaker plans to bring around “at least half a million” people along Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) is going to hold a siege around the federal capital without paralysing the routine life in the federal capital with the party workers blocking …

prolong protest PTI

The Express Tribune > Pakistan   PTI chief hints at prolonged protest in Islamabad By Aroosa Shaukat Published: October 16, 2016 Imran Khan. PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Barely two weeks after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf staged its Raiwind protest over the Panamagate scandal, Imran Khan found himself mobilising his party workers for yet another protest — this time with …

Pakistan deplores ‘crimes against humanity

Pakistan deplores ‘crimes against humanity’ By APP Published: October 16, 2016 0SHARES PHOTO: AFP ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Saturday that Indian forces were committing ‘crimes against humanity’ in disputed Himalayan region. “The constantly deteriorating humanitarian situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir is a matter of grave concern to the people and government of Pakistan,” the Foreign Office …

Islamabad would not shutdown

BAKU:Islamabad won’t be shut, says PM Nawaz Sharif MSZMuhammad Saleh Zaafir October 16, 2016 PakistanIslamabad won’t be shut, says PM Nawaz Sharif Story HighlightsWill not allow Islamabad to be shut down – PM Increase in gas tariff to 35% will not be approved Peace not possible if Kashmir issue not resolved Pace of work on …

MUZAFFARABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday urged the international community to swing into action before human rights violations in India-held Kashmir led to a major catastrophe

Mamnoon slams rights violations in Kashmir Tariq Naqash — Updated about 3 hours ago MUZAFFARABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain on Saturday urged the international community to swing into action before human rights violations in India-held Kashmir led to a major catastrophe.Addressing a joint session of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Legislative Assembly and the AJK …