Govt ready for talks with Imran Khan & Tahir-ul-Qadri: Saad Rafiq

saadGovt ready for talks with Imran Khan & Tahir-ul-Qadri: Saad Rafiq. Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq has said that government is ready for holding talk with Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri. Khawaja Saad Rafiq has said while addressing on the occasion of ceremony at Iqbal’s tomb that Imran Khan always used to say about negotiations with Talibans but refused to talk with government. He said that to stop long march is necessary for country’s progress and stability. He further said that who will violate the law on 14 August will be responsible for themselves.

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Intermittent rain continue to lash various parts of Punjab

rain in punjabIntermittent rain continue to lash various parts of Punjab. Intermittent rain continued in various parts of Punjab after which weather turned pleasant. Series of heavy rain started in Murree from morning today. Tourists are enjoying the weather. Heavy rains also came in Gujrat and Gujranwala; there was light rain in Gujrat after which weather got pleasant. After yesterdays rain, weather remains cloudy and summer got reduced in various cities Badin, Thatta, Tharpar of Sindh Province. According to Meteorological Department in next 24 hours rain may occur in Gilgit Baltistan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Hyderabad and Karachi division.

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3-days ceasefire begins in Gaza

Gaza ceasefire3-days ceasefire begins in Gaza. Another ceasefire just came after the killing of 1,500 people in Gaza. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced the unconditional ceasefire which would begin at 8am Friday here. Various towns of Gaza were destroyed while more than 1,456 Palestinians were killed during the war form last 25 days. Israel and Hamas are agreed on ceasefire till next 72 hours. Relief activities plus food will provide to victims during ceasefire. Killed persons will be buried and reconstruction of water pipeline will also resume. According to John Kerry, Israeli and Palestinians officials will immediately leave for Cairo for holding talks on ceasefire. On other hand Hamas has also confirmed the agreement of 72 hours ceasefire in Gaza.

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24 drowned dead bodies taken out from Karachi beach

24 drowned dead bodies taken out from Karachi beach. At least 24 dead bodies were taken out form Karachi beach. Search operation will resume after some time to search other missing persons. Eid joys turned to incident after drown of more than 2 dozen people in Karachi beach. 18 bodies yet ascertained and handed to their heirs. According to Edhi list 12 persons are still missing. Pakistan Navy officials will resume search operation at day time. Administration has imposed ban over taking bath at beach under section 144 but people are continuously violating the restriction. All ways toward beach have been blocked till the end of search operation.

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Gas pipeline explosion in Taiwan, 15 killed & 233 injured

Taiwan explosionGas pipeline explosion in Taiwan, 15 killed & 233 injured. Gas pipeline explosions were occurred through the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung in which 15 people killed & 233 sustained injuries. According to foreign news agency, underground gas pipeline suddenly blast out in Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung. Nearby buildings and many vehicles were badly damaged due to blast. All injured and dead persons have been shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

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New installment of loan, talks with IMF expected in this month

IMFNew installment of loan, talks with IMF expected in this month. Federal Finance Minister Ishaq will leave for Washington on 10th October along with his high level delegation, while Finance Minister has begun to compile economic statistics report regarding the forth economic scenario to achieve the new installment of loan from IMF, which will be sent to IMF during the mid of current month. According to Finance Ministryofficials, FM will also attend the annual meeting of World Bank and IMF and will meet to IMF and World Bank officials. According to resources, views will be exchanged during side line meetings on the issue of payment of arrears on war against the terrorism and on other affairs. Resources further told that talks expected with International monetary fund for achieving the new installment of loan in this month.

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UN Security Council demanded immediate ceasefire in Gaza

UN Security Council demanded immediate ceasefire in Gaza. United Nations Security Council has demanded immediate ceasefire in Gaza. An emergency meeting of UN Security Council was held in New York over the current situation of Gaza. President of Security Council has said while addressing with session that Security Council has a deep concern over Gaza situation and it appreciated the World Powers for making efforts for ceasefire in Gaza. It was said in a resolution tabled during the session in Security Council that they expressed deep concern over the situation in Palestine and on the loss of human lives and demanded the immediate ceasefire in Gaza.

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Afghanistan allowed Palestine to open Embassy in Kabul

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has allowed Palestine to open Embassy in Kabul. According to foreign news agency, it was said in a statement issued by the presidential palace that Palestine Ambassador Walid Abu Ali stationed in Pakistan's in Pakistan was met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and talked about Embassy of Palestine in Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai has welcomed the offer too. Hamid Karzai has given the importance to mutual relation between Afghanistan and Palestine. Abu Ali has said while announcing the aid for Palestinians in Gaza that aid always showed the politeness of Afghan people.

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