The latest ceasefire violation comes hours after Pakistani Rangers had resorted to heavy mortar shelling in the same area.
Maximum damage was caused to Muslim Gujjars living at Jora Farm in R S Pura sector, sources said, adding that some houses there, were also partially damaged. Many people have moved to safer places from there.
There was no direct reference to Pakistan in her comments. However, reports indicate Pakistan had secretly supplied North Korea with nuclear enrichment technology when AQ Khan headed the former’s nuclear programme.
Swaraj’s assertion in this regard came during her trilateral meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and her Japanese counterpart Taro Kono on Monday on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly session at New York.
This election has brought into debate the political future of Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, Mariam Nawaz. But the turnout has dropped by double digits, showing that the narrative used by Mariam and her father of being wronged by an unelected judiciary and establishment has not resonated with the electorate.
The US government went ahead with the construction of the building without waiting for the prime minister’s approval, Dawn reported.
“The time has come to act and silence the Pakistani guns as the residents of border areas, since July last year, have suffered unimaginable losses due to unprovoked Pakistani firing and shelling,” he said interacting with people in Gandhi Nagar in Jammu.
“If they (Pakistan) focus on an issue which has not been on the discussion table in the UN now for decades, not for years, for decades…, if this is what they want to focus on, so be it. To be his own…Miyan ki daud masjid tak,” Akbaruddin said.
According to a former ISI official, it was in 2005 when Gen Pervez Musharraf approved posting of a civilian as DG ISI in grade 21 for the first time. The process for the promotion of civilian ISI officers was slow, since there was only one DG slot.
This constituency has thrice elected Nawaz Sharif as the country’s prime minister since 1990. Sharif had won the National Assembly (NA) seat from the area for the first time in 1985. He vacated it and became Punjab chief minister.
The foray into politics by Hafiz Saeed’s Islamist charity is following a blueprint that Nawaz Sharif himself rejected when the military proposed it last year, retired Lieutenant General Amjad Shuaib told Reuters
“While an agreement has not been reached at the conclusion of the meetings, the World Bank will continue to work with both countries to resolve the issues in an amicable manner and in line with the Treaty provisions,” the World Bank said in a statement.
A Christian man in Pakistan was sentenced to death for blasphemy after he sent a WhatsApp message to a friend that insulted Islam, his lawyer said on Friday. His trial continued for more than a year at the Gujrat Jail, about 200 kilometres from the provincial capital Lahore.
Pakistan’s Foreign Office said Dr Faisal urged the Indian side to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement and instruct the Indian forces to respect the ceasefire in letter and spirit and maintain peace along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary.
“The government has adopted a humane approach towards migrants, whether they are from Afghanistan, Pakistan or Bangladesh. We have sympathies for them, but we are strongly against illegal immigrants,’’ Singh said.