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"There may be somebody wanting to bring an issue which they have raised before. It is for every country to determine its trajectory, how it wants to approach global platforms. There may be some who stoop low, our response then is we soar high," he said while speaking to reporters here.

Pakistan has been making repeated unsuccessful efforts to flag Jammu and Kashmir at various international forums and made its pitch at the meet for an investigation by the global body.

Independent local and international human rights organisations put the numbers much higher. Around 20,000 have reportedly been abducted only from Balochistan, out of which more than 2,500 have turned up dead as bullet-riddled dead bodies, bearing signs of extreme torture.

The 42nd session of the Council will tackle a wide range of issues, examining 90 reports presented by 25 rights experts from across the world, including Myanmar, Jammu and Kashmir, Yemen, Ukraine, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Central African Republic and Georgia

The actress was slammed by many including Pakistan's Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari who among others penned open letters and signed petitions to urge UNICEF to remove the Bollywood actress for her alleged "hypocrisy".

The cash-strapped nation was left red-faced after #BalochistanSolidarityDay and #14AugustBlackDay started trending on Twitter with more than 100,000 tweets and 54,000 tweets, respectively.

The JuD has been misleading the United States and global anti-terror watchdogs by using Jihadi `tanzeems' (organisations) who are not on the banned list to carry out its terror-related operations.

Recent flash flooding has accelerated the spread of the disease, he added. Poor maintenance of waste management systems and a lack of access to clean drinking water further exacerbates the situation, according to the spokesperson.

Cases were registered under the Anti-Terrorism Act against five proscribed outfits in Lahore, Gujranwala, and Multan - Dawatul Irshad Trust, Moaz Bin Jabal Trust, Al Anfal Trust, Al Madina Foundation Trust, and Al Hamd Trust.

The South Korean Foreign Ministry, in a statement, said that the UN approved the discharge of Hong Kong-flagged Lighthouse Winmore and the South Korean P-Pioneer, Yonhap agency reported.