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Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan
9th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people were killed and two others injured in a US drone attack in the North Waziristan tribal region, security sources said. Sources said the drone fired missiles targeting … Continued

Pakistan: Drone strike kills eight, wounds six in North Waziristan
7th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Drone strike kills eight, wounds six in North Waziristan

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): In the second attack within 24 hours, an unmanned drone killed eight persons and wounded six others in Shawal district of North Waziristan tribal region on Monday. Intelligence sources say the … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike in NWA kills five, injures three
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike in NWA kills five, injures three

    MIRANSHAH, (The News): Five people were killed when a [US] drone fired two missiles in an area of North Waziristan on Sunday.   According to sources, the unmanned aircraft fired two missiles on a house in Kundghar area … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Khuzdar firing
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Khuzdar firing

  QUETTA, (Dawn): At least three people were killed and two others injured in a firing incident in the Khuzdar area of Balochistan on Monday morning. Levies officials told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a pickup van and … Continued

Pakistan: Four killed, five injured in firing along working boundary
6th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Four killed, five injured in firing along working boundary

  ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel on Monday resorted to unprovoked firing along the working boundary in Sialkot as a result of which four people were killed whereas five others sustained injuries, said an Inter Services Public … Continued

Pakistan: Six killed, 12 injured in Kohat bus blast
4th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Six killed, 12 injured in Kohat bus blast

      KOHAT, (The News): Six people were killed and 12 others injured when a blast occurred in a passenger bus at Peshawar Chowk in Kohat Saturday morning.   According to police, miscreants had planted a bomb near the … Continued

India: Patna stampede death toll rises to 33, most died of suffocation
4th Oct 2014

India: Patna stampede death toll rises to 33, most died of suffocation

    [Family of injured victims weep outside a hospital where the stampede victims were admitted. PTI Photo] Patna, (Hindustan Times): With one more person succumbing to injuries on Saturday, the toll in the stampede outside Patna’s Gandhi Maidan after Dussehra celebrations … Continued

Pakistan: Explosion injures seven in Quetta
4th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Explosion injures seven in Quetta

        [Police on the site of explosion: Screengrab]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people, including a child, were injured on Saturday in a powerful blast on the Spini road in Balochistan’s capital … Continued

Pakistan: Jet fighters kill 15 suspected militants in Khyber
3rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Jet fighters kill 15 suspected militants in Khyber

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 15 militants were killed early on Friday in jet strikes in the Jamrud and Bara areas of northwestern Pakistan’s Khyber tribal region, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Sources told … Continued

Pakistan: Blast and firing on Quetta’s Double road; seven injured
1st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Blast and firing on Quetta’s Double road; seven injured

      By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least seven people were injured on Wednesday when an explosion took place on Quetta’s Double Road which was followed by firing, DawnNews reported. Police said unknown assailants hurled a … Continued

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured in Sibbi blast
27th Sep 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 14 injured in Sibbi blast

    QUETTA, (The News): A man was killed while fourteen others were injured when a blast occurred at at Chakar Khan Road in Sibbi District of Balochistan on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.   According to police, the miscreants … Continued

Pakistan: Bomb attack on police officer kills two, injures six in Karachi
26th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Bomb attack on police officer kills two, injures six in Karachi

  [Security personnel stand near the blast site in Karachi. Photo by Online]   KARACHI, (Dawn): Unknown assailants carried out a bomb attack on a senior police officer in Karachi’s upscale Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood on Thursday night, killing … Continued

India: Freedom struggle’s first journalist Martyr, Maulvi Muhammad Baqir
24th Sep 2014

India: Freedom struggle’s first journalist Martyr, Maulvi Muhammad Baqir

  [A sketch of Maulvi Baqir’s execution. He and other scholars were tied to canons and were publicly blown away] Maulvi Muhammad Baqir was a great advocate of Hindu Muslim unity.  When in order to weaken the freedom struggle the British started … Continued

Pakistan: Woman among 3 killed in Peshawar blast
23rd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Woman among 3 killed in Peshawar blast

        [Security personnel cordon off the site of the explosion on Peshawar's Saddar Road. — DawnNews screengrab] By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three people — including a woman and a security official — were … Continued

India: Right wing RSS rewrites history: Dalits ‘created’ by Muslim invaders
22nd Sep 2014

India: Right wing RSS rewrites history: Dalits ‘created’ by Muslim invaders

  By DK Singh New Delhi, (Hindustan Times):  In its renewed impetus to woo Dalits, various other castes and sub-castes, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has embarked on an ambitious exercise to re-write history. Emboldened by the BJP’s success in the … Continued

Pakistan: Three shot dead in Karachi
21st Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three shot dead in Karachi

      KARACHI, (The News): At least three people were killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire at a teashop in Ahsanabad area on Sunday morning.   According to report, the armed motorcyclists targeted the four men sitting … Continued

Pakistan: Ten gunned down in violent incidents in Karachi
17th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Ten gunned down in violent incidents in Karachi

    KARACHI, (The News): Ten persons including policemen and former counselor were killed in different violent and target killing incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported on Wednesday.   Sources told that the deceased included two policemen, a woman … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy
16th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy

  [Photo: Kashmiri residents wade through flood waters as they return home in village Rakshalina, about 15 kilometers south of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The floods have killed over 215(Xinhua/Javed Dar) ] By Hilal Mir   Srinagar, J & … Continued

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA
16th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi     PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 11 terrorists and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed as a militant attack from across the border was thwarted by Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220
13th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220

    [ Photo: Volunteers wade through floodwaters to distribute relief to flood-affected people in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 12 (Xinhua/Javed Dar)]   Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Officials on Friday said that nearly 220 people have … Continued

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