FC must produce missing persons: CJ
Quetta—Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary has asked lawyer of Frontier Corps in Balochistan unrest case to present the missing persons, failing which FC commandants will have to be brought before the court.
While hearing Balochistan unrest case in Quetta registry, on Wednesday, the chief justice said to the lawyer of FC, Raja Irshad, to opt between either of the two choices, adding that Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, and Levis force have no knowledge about the actions taken by FC.
US senators push for payment of $1.1b to Pakistan
Washington—Pakistan should get $1.1 billion in US funds that have been held up for months now that Islamabad has reopened crucial Nato supply lines to Afghanistan, top senators said.
A major obstacle to releasing the money was removed last week when Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton apologised to Pakistan for the killing of 24 Pakistani troops last fall and Pakistan, in return, agreed to reopen the overland supply lines to US-led coalition forces.
India to make drone: Report
India’s first ever advanced unmanned combat drone will be ready for Air Force operations by the end of the decade, a feature on The India Today reports.
On May 31, the chief of India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) Vijay Saraswat was guest of honour at a little-known aerospace seminar in Linkoping, Sweden, the Indian magazine says.
The missile scientist took a spin in a Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jet, giving local journalists a fun photo-opportunity. But nestled in an elaborate presentation Saraswat later made at the seminar was something that had never been seen before.