‘Missing’ Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after more than 2 years
October 21, 2017

Srinagar | (PTK): Zeenat Shahzadi, the journalist who went missing in Lahore in 2015, has been recovered by security forces, officials said on Friday. Retired Justice Javed Iqbal, head of the missing persons commission, confirmed Shahzadi’s return while speaking to BBC Urdu. She was recovered on Wednesday night from near the Pak-Afghan border, Iqbal said.  Follow beena.

38 people injured in twin blasts in Pakistan
October 20, 2017

Srinagar | (PTK): Two grenade blasts have rocked Pakistan’s restive south-western province of Baluchistan, injuring at least 38 people, police said. The twin blasts took place within minutes in the Mastung and Gwadar districts, police said. According to senior police officials, around 12 people were injured, three of them seriously, when two men on a motorcycle wearing helmets.

Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest extended for 30 days
October 19, 2017

Lahore: Banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed’s house arrest was Thursday extended for another 30 days by a Judicial Review Board of Pakistan’s Punjab province. However, the board refused to allow the same in the detention of his four aides.
The 30-day detention will be applicable from October 24. Saeed s aides – Abdullah Ubaid, Malik Zafar Iqbal, Abdul Rehman Abid and Qazi Kashif Hussain.

41 soldiers killed by Taliban at Kandahar army camp
October 19, 2017

Afghanistan: At least 41 Afghan soldiers were killed by the Talibanin two suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar. The Dawn quoted Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, as saying that at least 41 soldiers were killed in the attack, which began late Wednesday. Afghanistan’s Tolo News cited security officials as saying that at least 24 were wounded in the attack. The.

Qandeel Baloch murder case:Mufti Qavi escapes from court after arrest orders
October 19, 2017

Multan— Former member of the moon-sighting committee Mufti Abdul Qavi was on Wednesday arrested after a court rejected extension in his pre-arrest bail in a case related to murder of social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch. The self-proclaimed actress and model Qandeel Baloch was strangled by her own brother Waseem and a cousin in the name of honour in July last year. Waseem had later confessed to.

Seven policemen killed, 22 others injured in Pakistan roadside blast
October 18, 2017

QUETTA: At least seven policemen were killed and 22 others injured on Wednesday when a powerful explosion hit Quetta’s Sariab Road, according to reports. Reportedly, the roadside bomb exploded near a police vehicle carrying at least 35 police personnel. Security officials reached the site and cordoned off the area. Rescue teams transferred the injured to the nearby Civil Hospital and Combined Military.

Pakistan Wins UNHRC Seat
October 17, 2017

Srinagar | (PTK): Pakistan on Monday won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by more than two-thirds vote when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body. Pakistan was elected for the term 2018-20. The election in the 193-member Assembly was by secret ballot, with a simple majority required. Pakistan polled 151 votes when 97.

Pakistan drops charges against Hafiz Saeed
October 15, 2017

Srinagar/Islamabad | (PTK): Pakistani authorities Sunday withdrew charges against Hafiz Saeed and his group Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), paving way for the possible release of the UN, US and Indian “designated terrorist” for his involvement in 2008 Mumbai attacks. A Punjab government official told a review board of Supreme Court on Saturday that the provincial government did not include “charges.

UNSC must push Myanmar to let refugees return: Kofi Annan
October 14, 2017

United Nations: Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has asked the deadlocked Security Council to push the Myanmar government to allow the Rohingya refugees sheltered in Bangladesh to return home in safety and with dignity. Speaking to reporters after he had briefed the Security Council on Friday, Annan said that the returning refugees should not be sent to camps in Myanmar, but to their homes. Annan.

India using barbaric methods to perpetuate its unlawful occupation of Kashmir: Maleeha
October 11, 2017

SRINAGAR | (PTK): Pakistan’s permanent representative to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi has said India is using all methods from barbaric violence to fraudulent elections to deprive Kashmiris of their right to self-determination and perpetuate its unlawful occupation of Kashmir. Addressing the General Assembly’s Special Political and Decolonization Committee, she said the people.