DINA for the issue of June 6th , 2014

June 6, 2014 | Shabaan 7, 1435
The DAWN Internet News Alert (DINA) is a free daily news service from Pakistan’s largest English language newspaper, the Daily DAWN.

30 BRA men killed in clash with FC: Bugti

Saleem Shahid

QUETTA: At least 30 suspected Baloch militants were killed in a fierce clash with Frontier Corps in Darnjan Nullah area of Sui in Dera Bugti district on Thursday.
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Karachi Stocks down 35.03 Points:
KARACHI, June 5 : At the close of trading, the KSE-100 index was 29417.20, down 35.03 points.
Forex Update :
KARACHI, June 5 : The Pakistani Rupee was traded at 99.75 to the US Dollar in the open market.

Altaf undergoes angiography

The Newspaper’s Staff Reporter

KARACHI: As Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain was undergoing angiography at a London hospital, a senior leader of his party announced on Thursday night that the MQM would observe a “Youm-i-Dua” on Friday.

Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui told participants of a sit-in at Karachi’s Numaish area that Mr Hussain had talked to MQM leaders in London by phone and informed them that he would undergo angiography shortly.

Ulema council’s fatwa declares honour killing un-Islamic

Kalbe Ali

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) has declared in unambiguous terms that murder of women or girls in the name of ‘honour’ is un-Islamic.

The PUC issued a fatwa on Thursday which said such killings were generally devoid of any legal or Islamic justification. “These murders are akin to spreading mischief on Earth.”

Health insurance scheme for the poor

Khawar Ghumman

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday approved the National Health Insurance Scheme for the poorest segment of the nation.

If all goes as planned, the scheme will provide health insurance facility to 100 million people. The scheme will be implemented in phases.

Woman survives murder attempt by relatives

Reuters

LAHORE: An 18-year-old girl has survived being shot and thrown into a canal by her family for marrying the man she loved, police said, weeks after the “honour killing” of another woman drew worldwide condemnation.

Ali Akbar, a police official, said Saba Maqsood had been attacked and shot at allegedly by her father, uncle, brother and aunt and thrown into the waterway in Hafizabad town in Punjab.

IHC asks police to register case against CIA’s ex-station chief

Malik Asad

ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered the Secretariat police on Thursday to register an FIR against former CIA station chief Jonathan Banks and his legal adviser John A. Rizzo.

The order came as the judge disposed of a petition filed by anti-drone activist Karim Khan. A resident of North Waziristan, Khan lost his son Zahinullah and brother Asif Iqbal in a US drone strike on Dec 31, 2009

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