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Indian envoy summoned over LoC ceasefire violations

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, February 15, 2020 (WNP): The Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday summoned a senior diplomat from the High Commission of India to register Pakistan’s strong protest on the ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nezapir and Rakhchikri Sectors on Feb 14. According to an FO statement, […]

CGSS signs MoU with APP for cooperation
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CGSS signs MoU with APP for cooperation

By Shabbir Hussain ISLAMABAD, Friday, February 14, 2020 (WNP): Center for Global and Strategic Studies (CGSS), Islamabad signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with official news agency; Associated Press Of Pakistan (APP) Corporation here Friday. MoU signing ceremony held at APP headquarters this morning to promote cooperation between both the organizations in a broader range […]

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Pakistan, Turkey for strategic economic partnership

ISLAMABAD, Friday, February 14, 2020 ( WNP): Pakistan and Turkey on Friday agreed to transform their ties into a strategic economic partnership. The two sides, which signed 13 memorandums of understandings (MoUs) inc­luding a joint declaration after the sixth meeting of the High-Level Strategic Co­operation Council (HLSCC), importantly app­roved a Strategic Economic Framework (SEF) and […]

Indian soldier killed as Pak Army responds to unprovoked firing from across LoC: ISPR
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Indian soldier killed as Pak Army responds to unprovoked firing from across LoC: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Monday, February 10, 2020 (WNP): The Pakistan Army said on Monday it had killed an Indian soldier and injured three others in response to “unprovoked” firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), which seriously injured 10 civilians, including women and children. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services […]

Coronavirus: Unanimous resolution passed in Senate expressing solidarity with China
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Coronavirus: Unanimous resolution passed in Senate expressing solidarity with China

ISLAMABAD, Monday, February 10, 2020 (WNP): The Senate on Monday passed an unanimously resolution expressing full solidarity and support to China in combating Coronavirus. The resolution was tabled by Senator Mushahid Hussain while the Senate session was in place. The resolution acclaims strong leadership of President Xi Jinping in leading the very successful operation to […]

FO summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire agreement violation
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FO summons Indian diplomat over ceasefire agreement violation

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, February 08, 2020 (WNP): Pakistan has summoned a senior diplomat at the Foreign Office to register a strong protest over unabated violations of the 2003 ceasefire agreement by Indian border guards along the heavily-miltarised Line of Control (LoC). “Indian Charge d’Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia was summoned by Director General (South Asia & SAARC) Zahid […]

2 ministers come face-to-face on molesters public hangings issue
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2 ministers come face-to-face on molesters public hangings issue

ISLAMABAD, Saturday, February 08, 2020 (WNP): Two ministers of the ruling party have come face-to-face on the issue of public hangings of rapists after the National Assembly, with a sizable majority, cleared the resolution regarding the matter on Friday. State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Mohammad Khan reacted strongly to fellow minister Fawad Chaudhry’s tweet […]

Indian troops unprovoked firing at LoC martyrs a civilian: ISPR
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Indian troops unprovoked firing at LoC martyrs a civilian: ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Saturday, February 08, 2020 (WNP): Indian troops, in another unprovoked shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Chirikot Sector, martyred a civilian on Saturday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). “They targeted civilian population with artillery and mortar fire. An innocent citizen Mir Muhammad embraced shahadat while a woman got injured in […]

Hosting Indian team not feasible until lifting curfew in occupied Kashmir: Dr Firdous
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Hosting Indian team not feasible until lifting curfew in occupied Kashmir: Dr Firdous

RAWALPINDI, Saturday, February 08, 2020 (WNP): Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Saturday stated that Pakistan will not host India for cricket until New Delhi lifts a crippling curfew it imposed in occupied Kashmir last year. Speaking to reporters at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, the PM’s aide […]

Child sexual abusers to be hanged publicly; resolution passed in NA
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Child sexual abusers to be hanged publicly; resolution passed in NA

ISLAMABAD, Friday, February 07, 2020 (WNP): A resolution calling for the public hanging of offenders convicted for sexually abusing and murdering children was passed in the National Assembly on Friday with a majority of votes. The session was presided over by Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri. The hand-written resolution, a copy of which is available […]

Legislation underway to establish rehabilitation centers in all hospitals; says Shehryar Afridi
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Legislation underway to establish rehabilitation centers in all hospitals; says Shehryar Afridi

ISLAMABAD, Friday, February 07, 2020 (WNP): Launching the awareness campaign on drugs in universities, Minister for Narcotics Control Shehryar Khan Afridi Friday said the ministry has started legislation process to rehabilitate the drug addicts and all resources would be used to bring them back to the mainstream and transform them into productive citizens. Addressing the […]