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Kashmiris observe India's Independence Day as Black Day ISLAMABAD: Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over were observed the India's Independence Day on Thursday (today) as Black Day to convey the message to the international community that India has usurped the Kashmiris' inalienable right of self-determination.The day has marked by complete shutdown in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), call for which has been given by the All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the veteran Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, the JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and other pro-liberation leaders, KMS reported.The occupation authorities have put in place stringent restrictions in Srinagar and other towns to prevent people from holding anti-India demonstrations. Amid complete shutdown, a large number of Indian troops and police personnel are patrolling the deserted roads and streets.The puppet administration has taken tight security measures around Bakhshi Stadium, the main venue of the 15th August celebrations. CCTV cameras are ...

India PM tells Pakistan to stop 'anti-India activity' NEW DELHI: Premier Manmohan Singh warned Pakistan Thursday against using its soil for "anti-India activity", following a fresh escalation of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours over a deadly attack on Indian soldiers."India has always strived for friendship with its neighbouring countries," Singh said during his annual address marking India's independence day from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi."However, for relations with Pakistan to improve, it is essential that they prevent the use ...
More than 50 injured in firing during Independence Day celebrations KARACHI: More than 50 people including children were injured in aerial fire during Independence Day celebrations after Tuesday midnight in Karachi.According to reports, revelers resorted to aerial firing at midnight to celebrate Independence Day, as a result more than 50 people sustained bullet wounds. The injured including children were shifted to public and private hospitals.Sources said 30 injured were brought at Jinnah hospital, four at Civil, 19 at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and others.Copyright INP (Independent ...
Mother, daughter die in Bannu rain related incident BANNU: Mother and her daughter died and six other family members sustained injuries when roof of their house collapsed due to heavy rain in Soordag area of Karak here on Wednesday.According to police sources, some family member were sleeping in dilapidated house when all of sudden roof of the house caved in at them in which all family members were buried under debris.The rescue team and local people recovered two dead bodies identified as mother ...
Altaf felicitates nation on Independence Day KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain felicitated the nation and all countrymen living abroad on the 66th Independence Day of the country.He said that extremism must be brought to end so as to realize the dream of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah about a prosperous Pakistan.In a special congratulatory message issued on the eve of Independence Day, the MQM chief said that the true spirit of the country's creation and the blessings of independence could ...
Chaudhry's for reviving spirit of 1947 LAHORE: PML-Q President, Senator Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, senior central leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi and central leader Moonis Elahi have said that the nation needed to revive the spirit of 1947 as our survival was linked with the existence of Pakistan.In a felicitation message to the nation on the occasion of 14th August, the PML-Q leadership said 'we should stand above our territorial, racial and prejudices in order to transform Pakistan into a genuine Islamic welfare ...
Nepotism-plagued Pakistani schools in KSA to be revamped: Ahsan Iqbal JEDDAH: All political appointees in Pakistan embassy schools in the Kingdom will be replaced with professional teachers within a year, said Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal.Ahsan Iqbal said these schools will be turned into excellent educational institutions and all those appointed on political grounds will be axed. He bemoaned growing nepotism in the appointments in these schools. "Overseas Pakistanis are spending a huge amount of money on these schools but in return ...


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