Islamabad dharna ended after consultations with Imran Khan: Dr Tahirul Qadri

Islamabad dharnaIslamabad dharna ended after consultations with Imran Khan: Dr Tahirul Qadri. Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief, Dr. Tahirul Qadri said that Islamabad's protest was ended after consultations with Imran Khan and he knew about the end of dharna. Dr Tahirul Qadri has said while talking to media after reached in Abbottabad for PAT rally that government has failed completely so PM should resigned immediately, while Imran Khan was fully aware about the end of dharna and he was in consultation from one month before the announcement of dharna termination. He said that he does not want to say anything about Imran Khan’s protest, either he keep continue or end, it is his choice. PAT chief said that people thinking have changed due to dharna and now revolution will spread across the country.

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MQM alliance not needed to form Sindh government: Bilawal

BilawalMQM alliance not needed to form Sindh government: Bilawal. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that reconciliation with MQM was for democracy; Sindh government will not be needed to make the allies and wants to work together. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said while addressing on the occasion of third anniversary of Begum Nusrat Bhutto in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh that they could take the revenge but they are not hungry for Government and power. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said while criticizing his allies that his father was tortured and put at prison for 12 years in Takht Sharif, but he embraced those who were always used to cut the throats of others. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari further said that Nusrat Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto has eradicated dictatorship through campaign and had raised the sun of democracy. After the ceremony Bilawal Bhutto has visited the shrines of Zulfikar Bhutto, Nusrat Bhutto and Benazir and laid the floral wreaths.

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NA approves resolution against Indian aggression

NA approves resolution against Indian aggression. National Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution against Indian aggression at the Line of Control (LoC) and working boundary. Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz has tabled the resolution in National Assembly. It was said in the context of the resolution that 14 people were martyred during Indian ceasefire violations at the LoC and working boundary since September 13. It was further said in resolution that National Security Committee has played a vital role to ensure the security of Pakistan. Resolution expressed solidarity with the families of martyrs and has also paid the tribute to Pak military. It was demanded in resolution that global community must play role to resolve Kashmir issue in light of the United Nations (UN) resolution.

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POL prices likely to reduce from 1st November

POL pricesPOL prices likely to reduce from 1st November. Government has decided to decrease the prices of petroleum products from 1st November. According to resources, Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) is expected to reduce petrol prices by Rs.4.50 per liter, high speed diesel by Rs.5.00, Kerosene oil by Rs.5.80 and high octane is likely to reduce by Rs.6.00 per liter. OGRA has also sent a final summary to government for the approval of new POL prices.

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Shutter-down strike observed in Occupied Kashmir over Modi’s visit today

Shutter-down strike observed in Occupied Kashmir over Modi’s visit today. Complete shutter-down strike observed in Occupied Kashmir on Indian Prime Minister Narendar Modi’s visit, while educational institutions and business centers were fully closed. According to freign news agency, Indian PM Narendar Modi has visited the Srinagar and the disputed Siachen mountain range on the occasion of religious festival Diwali, where he met to soldiers but Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Gilani has called for a strike in occupied Kashmir on Modi’s visit, after which the complete shutter down strike was observed in the valley. On the other hand security forces and police additional contingents were deployed during the visit of Narendra Modi to Jammu and occupied Kashmir and ban was imposed toward authorities on gatherings.

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Clashes with security forces in Khyber agency kills 6 terrorists

Clashes with security forces in Khyber agency kills 6 terrorists. At least 6 terrorists were killed and several injured during clashes between security forces and militants at Sipah area of Bara in Khyber Agency, while the exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists is still continues. Security resources told that the killed militants were belongs to banned organization Lashkar-e-Islam.

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Indian forces restored unprovoked firing at Charwah sector

Indian forces restored unprovoked firing at Charwah sector. Unprovoked Indian military firing continued on the second day at Charwah sector, while Chenab rangers are giving the befitting reply. According to news resources, Indian troops have targeted the Bajra Garhi, Charwah, Domala, Tulsipur, Gor, Baghiari and other villages, however no loss reported till now. Indian forces are specially targeting the Asharaf Shaheed Check Post of Chenab rangers located at the defense position. Enemy’s firing and shelling has been targeting the civilian population. According to report, Indian firing starting from October 6 in Pakistan territory have killed the 6 and injured several people, while civilian population near working boundary are forces to migrate.

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Firing near Hazar Ghanji in Quetta, 7 killed

Firing near Hazar Ghanji in Quetta, 7 killed. According to resources, unknown gunmen opened fire on a bus in Hazar Ganji area on the outskirts of Quetta, in which 8 people killed and several sustained injuries. All deceased were belongs to Hazara community. All injured have been taken to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) for medical aid. The police have reached on the scene and taken the bus into custody. On the other hand Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik Baloch, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain have condemned the attack. People get frightened after the firing incident and police have started the investigation.

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PCB Governing Board meeting will be held in Lahore on Thursday

PCB Governing Board meeting will be held in Lahore on Thursday. Meeting headed by Chairman Shahryar Khan will discuss the two position of Moeen Khan including the appointment of the Chairperson of the Women's Wing. Shakil Sheikh (Islamabad Region), Gul Khan (Peshawar), Iqbal Qasim (National Bank), Amjad Latif (Sui Northern), Mansoor Khan (United Bank), Yousaf Naseem Khokhar (WAPDA), Prof. Ejaz Farooqi (​​Karachi ), Najam Sethi, Ejaz Chaudhry Secretary IPC, Subhan Ahmed, Riaz Khan, Salman Nasir (Secretary, board of governors) will attend the meeting. On this occasion performance and recommendations of various committees will be reviewed to improve the PCB matters. Manager's report regarding the national team’s visit to Sri Lanka and matters relating to the recent Sri Lanka series in UAE from Australia will also come under discussion. Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman will inform the members about their visit to India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and discussions regarding the revival of international cricket in Pakistan will also held in meeting. They shall also describe the details of the meeting of ICC.

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British government decided to eliminate money laundering case against Altaf Hussain

Altaf HussainBritish government decided to eliminate money laundering case against Altaf Hussain. British government has decided to close money laundering against Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain. Britain's Crown Prosecution Service said that evidence against MQM chief Altaf Hussain is insufficient. According to resources, clearance letter can be sent quickly to Altaf Hussain. It is cleared that in June Scotland Yard had arrested Altaf Hussain in money laundering case. London police had also recovered cash during search of Altaf’s house, and 2 people were arrested in this regard. London counter-terrorism unit had first raided the Altaf Hussain’s house on 6 December 2012.

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