11th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Two killed, 3 injured in Turbat firing

  TURBAT, (The News): Some unknown people gunned down two persons and injured three at Pedak in the outskirts on Tuesday morning here, Geo News reported.   Levies Force confirmed that some unidentified people abruptly opened fire on five passers-by … Continued

11th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Five members of a family shot dead in Mowachh Goth

  Relatives of four of the five men slain in Mowachh Goth comfort one another in Orangi Town’s Faqeer Colony on Monday. — Photo by White Star By Imtiaz Ali KARACHI, (Dawn): Five young men — two brothers and their … Continued

9th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Bridge on Quetta-Sibi Highway damaged in Bolan blast

BOLAN, (The News): An explosion on Quetta-Sibi Highway damaged a bridge affecting traffic flow at Dhadar on Sunday morning, Geo News reported.   Levies sources said, the blast occurred under the bridge on the Quetta-Sibi Highway at Gokrat of Dhadar … Continued

7th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, 10 injured in coach-oil tanker collision in Kohat

KOHAT, (Dawn):  At least three people, including two women, were killed and 10 others were injured Friday in a passenger coach-oil tanker collision on Pindi Road in Kohat, DawnNews reported. The collision took place in Kohat’s Gumbat area. Subsequently three … Continued

6th Mar 2014

India: Sedition case filed against Kashmiri students for celebrating Pak win

By S Raju Meerut, (Hindustan Times): Meerut Police have registered a case of sedition against the 67 Kashmiri students of Meerut’s Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU) who allegedly celebrated the victory of Pakistan over India in a cricket match on … Continued

6th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Two killed, three hurt in Lyari firing, grenade attacks

KARACHI, (Dawn): Two people were killed while three others sustained injuries in firing and hand grenade attacks in Lyari area of the metropolis, Geo News reported.   According to rescue sources, unidentified outlaws hurled hand grenade near Lyari General Hospital … Continued

5th Mar 2014

India votes in longest Lok Sabha polls on April 7

  New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the schedule for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections saying they will be held in nine phases from April 7, 2014 to May 12, 2014. Chief election commissioner VS Sampath … Continued

5th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Three FC personnel killed in Hangu explosion

By Zahir Shah Sherazi HANGU/KHYBER, (Dawn): A roadside bomb targeted a security forces’ convoy in Hangu district on Wednesday, killing three Frontier Corps (FC) personnel. Military sources confirmed that a security forces’ convoy was travelling from Hangu to Kurram Agency … Continued

4th Mar 2014

India: A 20-fold chance to win the Muslim vote in Uttar Pradesh

By Sunita Aron Lucknow, (Hindustan Times):  The “T-20 match” in Uttar Pradesh may just be as entertaining as cricket. At stake are 20 seats – to be decided by 20% of the electorate, the minorities – and in the fray … Continued

3rd Mar 2014

Pakistan: One killed, 13 injured in road mishaps after rain hit Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): One person was killed and 13 others injured in road mishaps after light rain hit Karachi in the early morning on Monday, Geo News reported. According to details, a man was killed and two others injured as … Continued

3rd Mar 2014

Pakistan: Two security men killed, five injured in Khyber explosion

KHYBER, (Dawn): A remote-controlled explosion, targeting a security forces’ vehicle in Khyber Agency’s Landi Kotal tehsil Monday, killed two security personnel and injured five others, DawnNews reported. According to sources, a convoy of Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was travelling from … Continued

3rd Mar 2014

Pakistan: Judge, 10 others killed in Islamabad blasts, firing

[Photo: Jang/The News]   ISLAMABAD, (AFP & Dawn): At least 11 people, including additional sessions judge Rafaqat Awan, were killed on Monday when unidentified assailants opened fire and threw crackers in a court in the capital city’s F-8 area, DawnNews … Continued

2nd Mar 2014

Pakistan: Gunship helicopters kill five suspected militants in Khyber

By Zahir Shah Sherazi KHYBER AGENCY, (Dawn): In response to the militant attack on a polio team in Jamrud which left at least 11 dead on Saturday, security forces’ personnel launched a massive assault Sunday morning on militant hideouts in … Continued

1st Mar 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed as blast hits Khushhal express in Jacobabad

KARACHI, (Dawn): A bomb targeting a passenger train near Unnar Wah railway station in Jacobabad killed at least seven people and wounded more than 30 others on Sunday, officials said. “The Khushhal Khan Khattak express train was on its way … Continued

1st Mar 2014

Pakistan: At least nine including three FC men killed in Balochistan

File photo By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least nine people including three security personnel were killed in two separate incidents in Balochistan’s Kalat and Dera Bugti districts on Saturday, an official said. Spokesman Frontier Corps (FC), Khan Wasey told … Continued

28th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Three suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency encounter

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least three suspected militants were killed and three others injured in an exchange of fire between security officials and suspected militants in the Khyber Agency, DawnNews reported. According to official sources, in the Shlobar area of the … Continued

27th Feb 2014

Seminary supervisor, son gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Unknown gunmen opened fire outside a seminary located at Abul Hassan Isfihani Road that killed two persons including the administrator and his son on Thursday, Geo News reported.   According to police, the incident occurred at Abul … Continued

26th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Explosion in Rawalpindi injures one

RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): A person was injured as a result of a bomb device exploding near a school in Rawalpindi’s Ratta Amral area on Wednesday, DawnNews reported. According to DawnNews sources, the bomb device exploded near Islamic School No 3 on … Continued

25th Feb 2014

Pakistan: Jets pound militant hideouts in Waziristan, 30 killed, incl civilians

PESHAWAR, (Dawn & Agencies]): The Army targeted militant hideouts in the border area of South and North Waziristan tribal regions Tuesday in the fourth wave of recent airstrikes that killed at least 30 people. There are reports that civilians [two … Continued

24th Feb 2014

Bangladesh: Gunmen free convicted Mujahadeen Bangladesh members in prison van attack

Gunmen in Bangladesh have attacked a police escort carrying convicted members of a banned Islamist group, freeing three prisoners. Two of the men had been sentenced to death, with the other facing a life sentence. The armed attackers threw explosives … Continued


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