Imran Khan travels to Saudi Arabia barefoot

Imran Khan travels to Saudi Arabia barefoot

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan flew to Saudi Arabia for a religious trip barefoot on Monday, reported The Tribune. His wife Bushra Maneka and close aide Zulfi Bukhari and Aleem Khan accompanied him from Rawalpindi’s Nur Khan airbase via a chartered flight. The couple returned on 13 June after paying respects at the Holy Mosque in Madinah. Imran told TheNews, “Yes, […]

Kashmir: Indian forces used excessive force that led to unlawful killings, says first-ever UN human rights report

Kashmir: Indian forces used excessive force that led to unlawful killings, says first-ever UN human rights report

The main focus of the report is the human rights situation in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir from July 2016 – when large and unprecedented demonstrations erupted after Indian forces killed the leader of an armed group – to April 2018. There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights […]

Pak Election Commission bars Hafiz Saeed’s Mili League from contesting polls

Pak Election Commission bars Hafiz Saeed’s Mili League from contesting polls

Pakistan’s Election Commission rejected an application by Hafiz Saeed’s political outfit to contest elections next month, in what will be seen as a test of the nation’s will to curb domestic militant groups operating in its borders. The Mili Muslim League had its bid to become a legitimate political party quashed on Wednesday despite a […]

Villager shot dead in PaK in cross-border firing by Indian forces

Indian troops on Tuesday shot dead a resident of a border village of Pakistan-administered  Kashmir (PaK) in the latest incident of cross-border firing, residents and officials said, Dawn reported. Muhammad Shakil Qureshi, a resident of Taroti Dharamsal village in Abbaspur tehsil of Poonch district, became the victim of “targeted killing”, since he was sniped by […]

Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Kashmir: 2 Cops dead, 10 soldiers injured in separate attacks

Two policemen were killed and another injured after militants attacked a check-post at a court complex in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The militants fired at the police guard post in an attack shortly before dawn this morning and stole the rifles and ammunition of the two policemen and fled. The two policemen were identified […]

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Kashmir: Stone-pelting cases against minors to be withdrawn, says Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Thursday said cases against minors and those  “misled into stone pelting”  stone pelters in the Valley will be withdrawn, reports said.  The Union Home Ministry late last year had ordered to withdraw cases against youths involved in stone pelting. Singh appealed […]

Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jahan to contest elections from Peshawar

Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jahan to contest elections from Peshawar

Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jahan to contest the upcoming election from Peshawar. Noor Jahan said, “I hope people support me in the same way they support Shah Rukh Khan .” Noor Jahan will be contesting the election on a general seat from constituency PK-77. Although she belongs to Awami National Party, Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin will […]

Meet this 11-year-old Pakistani motivational coach

Meet this 11-year-old Pakistani motivational coach

Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enraptured as Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. The elegantly dressed motivational speaker is something of an internet sensation in Pakistan and regularly draws large crowds. But it’s not just because of his infectious enthusiasm and engaging […]