Resident of Rehman colony cut his neck due to Domestic quarrel

Resident of Rehman colony cut his neck due to Domestic quarrel

Due to Domestic quarrel, a resident of Muhallah  Rehman Colony named Fazal Ahmad has closed himself inside the room and he cuts his own neck with the help of a knife. He was immediately shifted to Fazle-Umar hospital and after the first aid, they referred him to Allied Hospital Faisalabad. Where he is in Critical Situation. According to sources, Fazal Ahmad was patient for a long time and this illness caused a heavy effect on his brain.

Seraiki social worker Zafar Lund murdered

Zafar Lund murdered

MUZAFFARGARH: Seraiki intellectual, writer, rights activist and Hirrak Development Centre chief executive officer Zafar Lund were shot dead at the gate of his residence in Kot Addu on Thursday. He was 55.

Two motorcyclists came to his house near the Government Girls Degree College in the afternoon and called him out. As he came out, the suspects opened fire at him and fled. He died of a bullet injury to his head.

His body was sent to the Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Kot Addu, for postmortem.

Lund has left behind three sons, one daughter and a widow.

His funeral prayers were held at 11pm at Kot Addu and again will be offered in his native village Shadan Lund at 11am on Friday (today) where he will be laid to rest.

Talking to Dawn, District Police Officer Awais Ahmad termed the case a targeted killing.

Quoting the inspector general of Punjab police, he said the case would be registered with the Counter-Terrorism Department Police Station, Multan, which would also hold an investigation.

A large number of people and social workers gathered at his residence and paid him a tribute specially for his work for displaced people of Taunsa Barrage and fishermen of the River Indus areas.

Zafar Lund was also the founder and chief organiser of Sindhu Bachao Tarla, a civil society forum aimed at protecting water rights and the communities depending on the Indus in Kot Addu. He was also a leading voice for the people affected by nuclear power project being set up in Kot Addu.

His last public appearance was on June 9 this year when he held a rally for the people displaced by the nuclear power project. On that occasion, he had said: “All electricity-related mega projects are being built in Muzaffargarh district and people of this area are only the affectees of these projects, not beneficiaries. Mercury soared to 52 degree Celsius in May this year due to these projects and load shedding is 18 hours per day in the villages of the district. No jobs have been provided to the people of Seraiki Wasaib in the electricity projects such as Muzaffargarh thermal power plants and Kot Addu Power Project and coal power plants.”

From the platform of Sindho Bachao Tarla, Lund had organised several programmes on Seraiki Jhumar, folk songs and storytelling. He worked for education of people of backwards areas and fought for the rights of children. He was called founder of Seraiki resistance.

credit/source: Dawn

Pak vs England: Second Test to be start from today in Old Trafford

Pak vs England: Second Test

The second Test match between Pakistan and England will start  today, Friday, while Pakistan has announced the same squad who had won fist Test at Lords.

The second Test match will played on Old Trafford and Pakistani team has practiced for three hours on the same ground while the special practice has been arranged for Muhammad Haffez, Asad Shafique, Younas Khan and wicket keeper Sarfraz who have dropped the catches in Lords Test along with tried to overcome the weakness in batting and bowling made in Lords.

On the other hand England have included the fast bowler James anderson and alrounder Ben Stokes in team as captain Alcester Cook claimed his team will come back and equal the series by winning second Test.

It is learnt that Pakistan has edge over England by winning first match in the four Test match series.

Source/Credit: AbbTakk

USA 68th annual Jalsa Salana

American Muslims gather to erase extremism

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, the nation’s largest and  oldest Muslim organization, will host the 68th annual 3-day conference to spiritually rejuvenate Muslim Americans, young and old.  As the longest running American Muslim conference, it aims to reach into Islam’s fundamentals as practiced by Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to teach how to be a model Muslim in today’s world.

The recent attacks in San Bernardino, Orlando, Istanbul, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Iraq show that much of the world is in the dark about Islam’s true teachings. Distorted teachings by extremists have promoted fear and Islamophobia worldwide.  In response, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has spearheaded a campaign entitled “True Islam and the Extremists” to educate the masses on Islam’s true teachings.  Its aim is to enhance the country’s national security through a proven model that saves people from the path of extremism.

“We are at a critical point in a conflict-ridden world.” said Dr. Nasim Rehmatullah, National Vice President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. “The world cries for a solution and we are here to offer that solution through dialogue, education, and community.”

The conference will be held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA from July 29- July 31st.  Thousands of American Muslims from across the country are expected in attendance to participate in the conference, which is also open to the public.

Source/credit: AMC USA

PML-N set to form govt in AJK

PML-N set to form govt in AJK

MUZAFFARABAD: The Pak­is­tan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is set to form the next government in Azad Jammu and Kashmir as unofficial results of general elections for 41 direct seats of the AJK Legislative Assembly on Thursday suggested a landslide victory for the party.

In a sharp contrast to the earlier speculation about a split mandate, the PML-N almost wiped out its major rivals — the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) — in most of the districts.

Among the party presidents, Raja Farooq Haider of the PML-N, Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan of the Muslim Conference (MC) and Sardar Khalid Ibrahim of the Jammu Kashmir Peoples Party (JKPP) managed to secure their seats. PTI president Barrister Sultan Mahmood was said to be losing at the hands of PML-N candidate Chaudhry Mohammad Saeed, while PPP president Chaudhry Abdul Majeed had a small lead over his rival.

Barrister Mahmood’s brother-in-law, Chaudhry Arshad, also lost his seat to a PML-N candidate, according to unofficial reports.

Source/Credit: Dawn