0

HEADLINES

SEPT 14, 2016    

=============================

Pakistan has demanded United Nations to play its significant role to stop gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir.

Three hundred megawatt electricity has been added to the national grid after the completion of second phase of the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park in Bahawalpur.

South Korea and the United States have agreed to impose sanctions against North Korea over its recent nuclear test.

Ukraine rebels has announced to hold unilateral ceasefire after two year war.

==========

ZAKRIA:

Pakistan has demanded United Nations to play its significant role to stop gross human rights violations in Occupied Kashmir by Indian forces.

Talking to Radio Pakistan today, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said Indian refusal to permit United Nations High Commission on Human Rights to send its fact-finding mission to Indian Occupied Kashmir proves that India is trying to hide facts regarding human rights violations in the valley.

The spokesperson said that closing of Amnesty International offices, refusal of the fact finding mission of  UNHCHR and no reply to the proposal of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's fact finding mission, simply proves that India is trying to blackout the facts in the occupied valley.

 

KASHMIR:

Meanwhile Indian government has deployed an entire brigade nearly four thousand additional troops to stop the people's movement for freedom and protests in Occupied Kashmir.

According to the reports, Indian army has quietly moved as part of operation 'Calm Down' to clear the protesters.

On the other side, the joint Hurriyet leadership has extended the common protest programme till Friday.

Call for the protest programme has been jointly given by the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyet Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and Hurriyet leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

So far, Ninety eight Kashmiris have been martyred and thousands injured by the Indian forces in ongoing Kashmir Intifada movement.

PAK-US:

Pakistan has been closely following developments leading to the passage of a law by the US Congress, which allows civil litigants relief against foreign individuals, entities and governments.

In an statement in Islamabad today, Foreign Office Spokesperson said Pakistan believes that the promulgation of national laws with extra-territorial application sets a dangerous precedent that is likely to further complicate an already complex global environment.

The statement further said, Islamabad is convinced that the world today is better served through initiatives promoting amity and cooperation, rather than xenophobia and confrontation, particularly, those targeting countries or religions.

 

SOLAR PARK:

Three hundred megawatt electricity has been added to the national grid after the completion of second phase of the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Park near Bahawalpur.

Talking to Radio Pakistan Bahawalpur Correspondent, Sajjad Pervez an official of the Solar Park said execution of third phase would be undertaken soon which will add six hundred Megawatt power to the grid.

 

HILL TORRENTS:

Punjab government has allocated an amount of over eight point five billion rupees to manage the flood water of hill torrents of Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajan Pur districts.

An official of Punjab Irrigation department told Radio Pakistan Multan correspondent Ghullam Abbas that the project will help to curtail damages of hill torrents flood and help to provide water for agriculture purpose in a managed way.

 

US-KOREA:

South Korea and the United States have agreed to seek the strongest sanctions as rapidly as possible through UN against the North Korea over its recent nuclear test.

The U.S. and South Korean officials during a meeting also in Seoul discussed how to address the North Korea's fifth nuclear test that was conducted on 9th Sept.

 

UKRAINE:

Ukraine rebels has announced to hold unilateral ceasefire for the first time since the separatist movement erupted two years ago.

Ukraine's separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko ordered his forces to hold their fire, and urged Kiev to do the same.

More than nine thousand five hundred people have been killed since the rebels launched their armed separatist movement.

 

UK-LIBYA:

A UK parliamentary report has severely criticised the intervention by Britain and France that led to the overthrow of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

The foreign affairs committee accused the then PM David Cameron of lacking a coherent strategy for the air campaign.

It said the intervention had not been "informed by accurate intelligence", and that it led to the rise of so-called Islamic State in North Africa.


Third-party Ads