Daily Archives: September 4, 2019

Viral video confirms torture on ATM thief


September 4, 2019

A shocking video of torture on the viral ATM thief has surfaced on the internet showing Punjab Police officials brutally beating the suspect in custody. The suspect, who was identified as Salahuddin, was arrested last week in Rahim Yar Khan after his video went viral on social media in which he was seen stealing cards from ATM and sticking his …

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ISPR DG warns India against misadventure


September 4, 2019

RAWALPINDI: India should keep in mind February 27 before becoming involved in any aggression against Pakistan, warned DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday, referring to a standoff between both the countries that saw an Indian aircraft downed by PAF . Addressing  a press conference, the military spokesman said India sent fighter jets in response to Prime Minister Imran …

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Pushpa Kolhi: Pakistan’s first Hindu girl to serve Sindh Police as officer


September 4, 2019

The Sindh Police is all set to welcome Pushpa Kolhi – a Hindu woman – as part of its force in a historic first. Kolhi will serve as Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) in the province and has risen to the stature after passing the competitive provincial examination. The ecstatic news, shared by human rights activist Kapil Dev on Tuesday, suggested: …

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Murad approves Korangi Causeway bridge, park at Metropole Hotel land


September 4, 2019

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah, approved of the construction of Korangi Causeway bridge and a part of Metropole Hotel’s land on Wednesday.  The CM took this decision while presiding over a high-level meeting attended by Minister Local Government Nasir Shah, CM Advisor Murtaza Wahab, Chairperson P&D Nahid Shah, PSCM Sajid Jamal Abro, Special Secretary LG Niaz Soomro and experts …

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Maryam Nawaz’s remand extended for 14 more days


September 4, 2019

Lahore: An Accountability Court on Wednesday extended physical remand of Maryam Nawaz and her cousin Yousaf Abbas in Chaudhry Sugar Mills case. The National Accountability Bureau presented Maryam NAwaz before Judge Amir Muhammad Khan and requested him to extend the remand of PMLN Vice President. The court approved the NAB’s plea for extension in remand of Maryam Nawaz and Yousaf …

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Cancer now ´leading cause of death´ in rich countries


September 4, 2019

PARIS: Cancer has become the leading cause of death in rich nations, overtaking heart disease, according to the results of two landmark, decade-long global surveys of health trends released Tuesday. Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality among middle-aged adults globally, accounting for more than 40 percent of deaths, the data showed. It was thought to have been responsible …

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Pakistan, India to hold third-round of talks on Kartarpur Corridor


September 4, 2019

ATTARI: The third round of talks between Pakistan and India on Kartarpur Corridor will take place at Attari today. Foreign Office Spokesperson and Director General (South Asia and SAARC) Dr Muhammad Faisal will lead the Pakistani delegation. This will be third meeting between Pakistani and Indian officials to discuss and finalise modalities for facilitating Indian pilgrims to visit the Gurdwara Darbar …

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Several injured as Indian forces baton-charge Muharram procession in occupied Kashmir


September 4, 2019

SRINAGAR: Indian security forces on Tuesday baton-charged a Muharram procession in Indian occupied Kashmir as the draconian military curfew in the valley entered its 31st day. According to reports, several people were injured as the Indian forces also shelled the Muharram procession. Meanwhile, protests and demonstrations against the India occupation of the valley continued. The valley which has been under …

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Human rights violations in occupied Kashmir not a ‘bilateral issue’, UK warns India


September 4, 2019

LONDON: British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Tuesday said that Britain had asked the Indian government to respect international standards of human rights, respect rights of Kashmiris and end lockdown of occupied Kashmir, which has now entered the second month. Speaking in the House of Commons to give policy statement of the British government, Dominic Raab expressed alarm at the …

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Suicide bomber killed in Quetta CTD raid, three security men hurt


September 4, 2019

QUETTA: At least three security men were wounded during an intelligence-based operation in Quetta in Wednesday’s wee hours. Personnel of counterterrorism police and intelligence agencies launched a raid on a terrorist hideout in Eastern Bypass area of the city, said a CTD official, adding the operation was launched on intelligence regarding the presence of the terrorists in the area. The …

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