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January 11, 2018 12:00 AM US decision to put Pakistan on watch list resented

LAHORE: Pakistan Ulema Council rejected the decision of US administration for putting Pakistan on watch list of religious freedom. It said that faithful of all religions and believers of different schools of thought enjoy complete religious freedom in Pakistan as the Constitution of Pakistan has categorically defined rights of Ahmedis as well as for Muslims 5

January 6, 2018 12:00 AM Indian man ‘kidnapped’ for marriage

NEW DELHI: Allegations a young engineer was kidnapped and made to marry at gunpoint are being investigated by police in one of India’s poorest states, which has a history of forced marriage of men. Video footage apparently showing Vinod Kumar being forced to go through with a wedding by his bride’s family sparked the probe, police in the eastern state 2

December 30, 2017 12:00 AM India violates human rights in Kashmir: Sardar Masood

KARACHI: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan has said that India is constantly violating human rights in Kashmir. In last few months, a large number of Kashmiris were killed by the Indian forces and more than three hundred people became blind due to the use of pallet guns. India is not ready for bilateral talks on Kashmir which is highly 1

December 24, 2017 12:00 AM Three Indian soldiers killed at LoC

HELD SRINAGAR: Three Indian soldiers were killed in Kashmir along the Line of Control on Saturday, Indian police said, in the latest skirmish between the bitter rivals in the disputed Himalayan territory. The soldiers were killed in the Rajouri sector of Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK), said Shesh Paul Vaid, the director general of police in Jammu and Kashmir 5

December 17, 2017 2:02 PM JI's Siraj says Al-Quds not to become Israeli capital until Muslims are alive on earth

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Surajul Haq said on Sunday that Al-Quds would not become capital of Israel until the Muslims are alive on the earth, terming 2018 as a freedom year for Palestine and Kashmir. Addressing the “Al-Quds Million March” organised by JI to express solidarity with the people of Palestine here, Sirajul Haq said that the Muslim 2

December 16, 2017 12:00 AM Catholics detained singing Xmas carols in Indian state

NEW DELHI: Indian police detained dozens of Catholics singing Christmas carols for allegedly trying to convert people, officials said Friday, as fears grow over religious freedom in the South Asian nation. Police said 32 people were detained for trying to convert people to Christianity in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh late Thursday, with a leading 1

December 15, 2017 12:00 AM Senior journalist dies in Lahore

LAHORE: Mohammed Afzal Khan, one of the most credible and informed journalists in Pakistan, passed away after a protracted illness in the USA. He started his career with Imroze in Multan and continued to work for leading newspapers of the region till his last months. Afzal Khan was a beacon of light and encouragement for his colleagues and juniors 2

December 11, 2017 12:00 AM Protest threatened against ‘rules violations’ at CIIT

Islamabad: The Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association threatened countrywide protest against the alleged violation of rules and irregularities at the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad. In a joint statement, FAPUASA central president Dr Kaleemullah Barech and Islamabad chapter president Dr Shahzad Ashraf 4

December 8, 2017 9:50 AM Pakistan assures India of security for Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife: Sushma Swaraj

NEW DELHI: India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday confirmed that Pakistan would grant visa to both mother and wife of Kulbhusan Jadhav, an Indian spy convicted on terrorism charges. In a series of tweets, the minister said she has informed Mrs Avantika Jadhav, mother of Jadhav, about Pakistani government’s decision 3

December 7, 2017 12:00 AM UN asked to implement its resolution on Kashmir

WASHINGTON: The United Nations (UN) should quit being negligent about Kashmir's plight and implement its resolutions to give freedom to Kashmiri people, said Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan. Speaking to The News here on Tuesday at the Pakistani embassy, he repeated that Kashmir should not become a nuclear flash point in the region 5