Mother, Forced to watch her daughters rape - Shot dead, wish granted -- KASHMIR, PAKISTAN

A mother, reportedly asked to watch her daughter’s rape by indian army personnel, pleaded for her release. They refused. She pleaded that she could not watch, asking to be sent out of the room or be killed. We were told that the soldier pointed a gun to her forehead, stating he would grant her wish, and shot her before they proceeded to rape the daughter.


Youm-e-Shuhada: Army has sacrificed a lot, Kayani

Pakistan Army paid tribute to the brave soldiers who laid their lives in war on terrorism.
ISLAMABAD/LAHORE: The Pakistan army observed a Youm-e-Shuhada with fervour in recognition of great sacrifices made by the security forces for the country’s defence and sovereignty at the Lahore Garrison on Saturday. Another ceremony was held at the GHQ by the Chief of Army Staff.
COAS Pervez Kayani paid tribute to the martyrs, saying that the army had sacrificed a lot, and had fulfilled its duty by protecting Pakistan from terrorists. He expressed his solidarity with the families of martyrs, and said they had fought for a cause.
A ceremony was organised at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada,Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Road, Cantt, which was presided over by Lahore Corps Commander Lieutenant-General Rashad Mehmood while Brig (Retrd) Abdul Qayyum, a hero of the 1965 War, was the chief guest. Garrison Officer Commandant Major-General Malik ZafarIqbal, GOC Major-General Azim Asif, DG Rangers Punjab Muhammed Nawaz, former Vice Chief of Army Staff General Ahsan Saleem Hayat, former Governor Punjab Lieut-General Khalid Maqbool, serving and retired army officers and families of martyrs also attended the ceremony.
The participants laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-Shuhada while a smartly turned-out guard presented a salute to honour the Shuhada. Lt-Gen Rashad Mehmood, addressing the participants, paid rich tribute to personnel of Pakistan Army, Air Force, Navy, Rangers, Police and the public for their remarkable sacrifices for safeguarding the sovereignty and integrity of the country in the 1965, 1971 wars and ongoing operations against terrorists, miscreants and militants.
He said that the country was facing various internal and external threats and the Pakistan Army would make every sacrifice to ensure the defence of the national frontiers and integrity at all costs.
Recalling great sacrifices made by Jawans and officers of the security forces, he reiterated Pakistan Army’s firm resolve to fight for the sake of national defence, stability and prosperity.    He said that supreme sacrifices by Shuhada of the Pakistan Army would go down as one of the most glorious chapters in annals of national history.
The corps commander said that it was solely because of joint commitment and resolve of soldiers and the people of Pakistan that the country was fighting successfully against anti-state forces.
He said that families of Shuhada were the most valued asset to the nation and commended their resilience and sacrifice for a better future of the country. He said that the nation held them in high esteem and would stand behind their families in the time of need.    He urged the officers and soldiers to follow in the footsteps of their valiant predecessors and spare no effort whatsoever to ensure impregnable defence of their motherland.    The Pakistan Army, on the Youm-e-Shuhada, decorated roads in the cantonment area with portraits of martyrsto pay homage to their supreme sacrifices.

Replyin' the " Cry for help ! "

The biggest calamity of this million hit Pakistan on July 25, 2010 evening. As usual, the youth of Pakistan was among the first forces to respond to the cry of suffering people of their nation. With in 48 hours the youth of Pakistan was on field to respond the cry of help!
On July 28, 2010 a team of student who were prepared to respond to flood started working with FWO & NHA immediately after the disaster cause land sliding on a massive scale. They helped the authorities to clear the roads and rescue the tourists.
Day after it, our team was dispatched to Peshawar for "Rescue & Relief Operation" with one hundred thousand rupees of donation.
On Aug 01, 2010 another team of young patriots moved in and make there way to the flooded fields. After a long struggle, finally they met with Pakistan Army at Jirrah post. Captain Rizwan and Major Faisal gave a warm welcome to the troop and encouraged the team to move ahead. After claiming 2 mountains of average 3 Km each they reached Madyan. Without wasting time troopers headed to the camp established by the local community and Pakistan Army and helped them to solve there biggest problem of water. They installed a generator at the point that is the only source to supplying water to the whole city.
Good will of Pakistani youth was not yet finished. On Aug 07, 2010 another team reached Charsada with eatable goods (worth one hundred thousand).
Young guns of Pakistan celebrated "Independence day" Aug 14, 2010 with our effected brothers and sister, helping them distributing food items. A medical camp was also held their, free of cost check up with free medicines was just another drop into to oceans.
On Sep 2, 2010 - Students from different universities again left their homes and visited the flood hit areas in Punjab. After transforming a hired van into mobile medical camp, we headed to "Omer pur junibi". Mobile medical camp helped 2500 patients after visiting 4 camps.
We were shocked to see a hospital closed at "Omer pur junibi". The responsible doctor of that hospital was busy in his own clinic just behind the hospital and using government medicines. The blood was boiling and the feelings were uncontrollable, after a long hot discussion that hospital was opened using force and the people started to get some relief. This tour ended on Sep 6, 2010 with tears in eyes and satisfaction in hearts that at least 2500 people including women, children and men are able to get medication due to our small efforts and 110,000 PKR worth of eatable goods was also distributed by respected Dr. M Ali Bashir.
Meanwhile, 1 team was busy in Punjab another team was busy distributing eatable goods in Thatta worth one hundred thousand. This is not it, same time another place another team but same work. Sep 04, 2010 another visit to Madyan distributing cloths and prayer mats.
From Sep 12, 2010 to Sep 14, 2010 Sona wala, Ali por was the target to serve the humanity.
The best part is all of the donations were from the pocket money of students, family and friends across the globe.
This is only the relief work, Youth is ready and prepared for the upcoming challenge i.e. rehabilitation of flood effected people. Plans are being finalized. Once again we have proved; we are ready to die for our country, till our last breath and the last drop of blood in our pains we are going to serve, protect this country. Even if have to sacrifice our money, homes or life we are ready to do that.
It's time to join hands because "Together we can do wonders."

Colors of Pakistan -- Amazing Pictures !

Life in Pakistan is always busy, from working in the fields to performing on stage to street protests – much is going on in this part of the world.

A lady displaying hand-made toys during Gypsy Mela & Women Expo 2011, Lahore, at Childrens Complex organized by District Officer Social Welfare Women Development and Bait-ul-Mall. -APP Photo

A Pakistani worker prepares a necklace at his gold workshop in Karachi . The gold prices have touched a historic high with 46,650 Pakistani rupees per 11.67 grams in Pakistan as gold ended at a record high in Asia. -AFP Photo

Students present ‘electric dance’ during Theatre Night organized by The City School at Kohsar, Hyderabad. -APP Photo

The health staff distributing medicines among patients in Mohmand agency, during a six-day mobile hospital free medical camp arranged by Fata Health Services in different areas of the Agency. -APP Photo

Pakistani farmers harvest wheat in suburbs of Hyderabad. According to an official of Ministry of Food and Agriculture, wheat production this year is expected to remain lower than 24 million tons. -AP Photo

Waqar Abbas, 23, repairs traditional musical instruments at his workshop in Karachi. -Reuters Photo

pak-08A gardener taking care of plants in front of Parliament House, Islamabad. -APP Photo

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ICC CWC 2011 Fake trophy confirmation + Original Story (Full)

An official from the sport’s governing body the International Cricket Council (ICC) arrived with the trophy on Thursday on a flight from Colombo, where it had been on display during the New Zealand-Sri Lanka semi-final.
But customs officers seized the silver and gold prize, which is valued at about $130,000, insisting that it was not exempt from import duty of nearly $50,000.
The Mumbai Mirror tabloid said the officers offered to waive the fee if they could get tickets for the final between India and Sri Lanka, which takes place in the city on Saturday.
“We can say they asked for a substantial number of tickets,” one unnamed ICC official was quoted as saying.
The daily said officers were confused when they were told to keep the trophy until after the final, when the ICC would take it back to their headquarters in Dubai.
They were unaware that there were two identical trophies and the other had been at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium for the last month awaiting the winning captain, the report added.