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Islamabad HC declares Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s detention order “illegal”


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By Newsgram Staff Writer

The alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attack, Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi’s, detention orders were declared illegal by the Islamabad High Court on Friday, and ordered his immediate release, a media report stated.

Justice Noorul Haq accepted Lakhvi’s appeal filed against his third time detention orders and ordered his release, Pakistan media agency Dawn online reported.

Lakhvi, along with six other suspects, was in detention since February 2009 over charges of “facilitating” the attack.

India strongly opposed the bail granted to Lakhvi, a few days after 2014 Pewshawar attack. The High Court on December 29 suspended the detention order, but the Pakistani apex court restored Lakhvi’s detention on January 7.

The six other men facing trial in Adiala Jail for their alleged involvement are: Hammad Amin Sadiq, Shahid Jamil Riaz, Younas Anjum, Jamil Ahmed, Mazhar Iqbal and Abdul Majid.

Lakhvi has been alleged to be the operational head of the banned Laskhar-e-Taiba (LeT) that has been accused by India of carrying out the attack in India’s financial capital.

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Acer launches new gaming desktop in India

Taiwanese hardware and electronics brand Acer on Wednesday launched its "Predator Orion 9000" gaming desktop in India

Acer releases new desktop in india. IANS

Taiwanese hardware and electronics brand Acer on Wednesday launched its “Predator Orion 9000” gaming desktop in India. Starting at Rs 319,999, the gaming desktop features powerful Intel Core i9 Extreme Edition processors with up to 18 cores and 36 threads and up to two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti graphics cards, the company said in a statement. It is the first gaming desktop with Intel’s Core i9 Extreme Processor and Optane Memory to be available in India, the statement added.

It is a laptop made exclusively for gaming. Pixabay

“We are thrilled to welcome to our gaming arsenal the iconic ‘Predator Orion 9000’ gaming desktop,” said Chandrahas Panigrahi, CMO and Consumer Business Head, Acer India. The gaming desktop also features liquid cooling and Acer’s IceTunnel 2.0 to keep the temperature down while the game heats up.

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IceTunnel 2.0 is an advanced airflow management solution that separates the system into several thermal zones, each with an individual airflow tunnel to expel heat, the statement added.

“With the launch of this, we have moved a step closer to our commitment of delivering the best gaming products for gamers at every level,” Panigrahi said. The “Predator Orion 9000” is available at select Croma stores and Acer Exclusive stores. IANS

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