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Pakistan expresses concern over Modi’s inauguration of Kishanganga plant in IOK

ISLAMABAD (Reuters / AFP) – Pakistan has expressed serious concerns over the inauguration of Kishanganga plant in occupied Kashmir by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi will inaugurate the hydroelectric power plant in occupied Kashmir, prompting protest from Pakistan that says the project on a …

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PM Abbasi summons NSC meeting today

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has summoned the meeting of National Security Committee (NSC) today (Saturday) in PM House Islamabad. The meeting will be attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Army Chief General Qamr Javed Bajwa, …

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NA passes Rs 5.9 trillion budget, amid opposition reservations

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Notwithstanding reservations by the opposition benches on the passage of budget for whole year, the National Assembly on Friday passed Finance Bill 2018-19 with certain amendments, providing legal cover to budgetary proposals for the upcoming budget. The house adopted a number of …

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Pak urges UN to implement resolutions regarding Kashmir, Palestine at int’l forums

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan’s Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday said that United Nations has been urged to implement resolutions regarding the sufferings of Kashmiris and Palestinians at international forums. Addressing a session on international peace and stability, Lodhi said that the politics of super powers …

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Afghan cricket stadium attack leaves 8 dead, 45 wounded

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (AFP) – Eight people were killed and 45 wounded in a series of explosions targeting a cricket match in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, officials said Saturday, the first attack since the holy month of Ramazan began. The blasts exploded among spectators …

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Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh among victims of Texas school shooting

TEXAS-UNS – Sabika Sheikh, a Pakistani exchange student, is one of the student victims in Friday’s shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Sabika was an exchange student with YES, which is funded by the US State Department. It provides scholarships for secondary school …

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Over 102 dead in Havana air crash

A Boeing 737 airliner with 104 passengers on board has crashed and exploded near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana. Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel, who is at the scene, said there appeared to have been a “high number” of casualties. The death toll has not …

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Over 12 dead in Texas high school shooting

Over 12  people were killed when a male student opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, a local sheriff said, as President Donald Trump expressed his “heartbreak” over the “horrific” shooting. The incident took place at Santa Fe High School in the city …

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Where is Prince Muhammad? Disappeared after Riyadh’s heavy gunfire

RIYADH -UNS : Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s public disappearance for three weeks, since heavy shooting and gunfire bursts in Riyadh, has raised speculation about his fate, international media reports said. Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), the 32-year-old crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has not been …

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Pak youth teams to feature in U12, U18 baseball championships

LAHORE -UNS- Baseball Federation of Asia has announced the names of participating teams of BFA U12 Baseball Championship and BFA U18 Baseball Championship. Syed Fakhar Ali Shah, President Pakistan Federation Baseball, said that Pakistan U12 Baseball Team will participate in 10th BFA U12 Asian Baseball …

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