Pakistan rules out deal on Indian spy; says ICJ verdict to be dealt under law of land

ISLAMABAD, Nov 14 (APP): Pakistan on Thursday strongly rejected any deal on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, saying the decision of International Court of Justice (ICJ) would be implemented in accordance with the law of land.

“Absolutely, no deal on Kulbhushan. We will honour the ICJ judgment in light of the law of Pakistan and there should be no doubt about it,” Foreign Office spokesman Dr Muhammad Faisal said here at a weekly press briefing, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Pakistan President urges world to see Kashmir issue beyond lens of vested interests

ISLAMABAD, Nov 13 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi on Wednesday said the dream of peace and security in the world could not be realized until the countries looked beyond the lens of vested interests and resolved mutual conflicts on the principles of humanity.

“The world is letting the people of Kashmir suffer the humanitarian crisis while it protects its vested economic interests,” the President said at an annual Margalla Dialogue held here on ‘Peace and development in South Asia, Middle East and Central Asia (SAMECA)’.

Curfew, military lockdown, restrictions continue on 100th consecutive day in IOK

ISLAMABAD, Nov 12 (APP): Curfew,military lockdown and restrictions continue on 100th consecutive day Tuesday in Indian occupied Kashmir and Muslim majority areas of Jammu and Ladakh following the August 5 Indian illegal decision to abrogate special status of the Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, restrictions under Section 144 and ban on prepaid phone, SMS and internet services remain enforced.

UNSC to take notice of killing, torturing of Kashmiri children: Mazari

ISLAMABAD, Nov 11 (APP): Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari said it was responsibility of the UN Security Council to intervene the situation and take notice of the killing and torturing of Kashmiri children in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK).

Talking to APP here on Monday she said that the police in Indian Occupied Kashmir arrested 144 children including a nine-year-old since August 5 when the Indian government revoked the special status of disputed region and imposed a lockdown, she quoted the court-appointed committee’s report.

Madina welfare state a guiding principle for all times: PM

ISLAMABAD, Nov 10 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan said that State of Madina established by Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) was a guiding principle for the people of all ages as it had not merely focused the betterment of Muslims but the whole humanity.

In his message to the countrymen on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) being celebrated on Sunday to mark the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the prime minister said Islam had introduced the concept of first welfare state in the human history which was executed by the Holy Prophet and his companions.

Pakistan: Sharif's travel to London for treatment in limbo; his name in no fly list

Lahore, Nov 10 (PTI) Ailing former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif may not travel to London on Sunday for treatment as government delayed removal of his name from the no fly-list.

The 69-year-old Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo agreed on Friday to go to the UK for the treatment, heeding doctors' advice and accepting his family's request. He was scheduled to leave for London on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on Sunday morning.

Kartarpur Corridor opening testimony to Pak's commitment to regional peace: PM Imran

Kartarpur (Pakistan), Nov 9 (PTI) The historic opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a testimony to Pakistan's commitment to regional peace, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday as he congratulated the Sikh community on the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism.

The Kartarpur Sahib Corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan was thrown open on Saturday, in a historic people-to-people initiative, sparking a glimmer of hope for improvement in the strained ties between the two countries.

Fakhar Imam urge UN to ask Modi govt for immediate lift curfew in Kashmir valley

ISLAMABAD, Nov 7 (APP): Chairman, Kashmir Committee Syed Fakhar Imam Thursday urged that the United Nations (UN) must ask Modi government to immediately lift the inhuman continued curfew in occupied Kashmir and release all the Hurriyet leaders.

The innocent Kashmiri people were facing the shortage of food and medicines and unable to reach hospitals due to curfew, he said while talking to private news channel.

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