10th Dec 2014

Pakistan: MQM district vice president Bao Anwar gunned down in Sialkot

    SIALKOT, (The News): Unidentified armed men shot dead Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) district Vice President Bao Muhammad Anwar in Sialkot, Geo News reported.   Bao Anwar was gunned down by armed miscreants, riding on motorcycle, at Shahabpura road. … Continued

9th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Six of a family killed in Jhang

JHANG, (The News): Six members of the same family were brutally killed with a sharp object in Athara Hazari area of Jhang, Geo News reported Tuesday. According to police, unidentified criminals used a sharp object to kill six members of … Continued

8th Dec 2014

Pakistan: One killed as PTI, PML-N supporters clash in Faisalabad

  [PTI activists carrying body of deceased PTI worker. – Screengrab from DawnNews]   FAISALABAD, (Dawn): Violent clashes erupted between supporters of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Faisalabad on Monday, ahead of Imran Khan’s call … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: 11 Indian troops, six attackers killed in Indian held Kashmir

    Jammu & Kashmir, India, (The News):  Militants hurling grenades stormed an army camp in Indian held Kashmir on Friday, killing 11 troops and police in a day of violence in the Muslim-majority state where local elections are being … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Top Al Qa’ida leader killed in S Waziristan

  By Zahir Shah Sherazi   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The Pakistan army on Saturday said a top Al Qaeda leader Adnan el Shukrijuma was killed early morning in the Shinwarsak region of South Waziristan Agency. A statement issued by the Inter Services … Continued

6th Dec 2014

Iraq: Wave of bombings leaves 38 dead in Kirkuk & Baghdad

  [Archive photo]   Five separate bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed 38 people and wounded dozen others on Thursday, police and medical sources said. Meanwhile, the US House of Representatives adopted … Continued

5th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Four children killed in Toba Tek Singh road mishap

TOBA TEK SINGH, (The News): In an unfortunate incident of bus and rickshaw collision, four children were killed and five others injured in Toba Tek Singh on Friday, Geo News reported. According to the rescue sources, the accident occurred near … Continued

4th Dec 2014

India: Five children killed, 25 injured as train hits school bus in UP

  NEW DELHI, (Xinhua): At least five children were killed and 25 others injured when a passenger train rammed into their school bus at an unmanned crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Thursday, a senior police official … Continued

4th Dec 2014

Pakistan: Blast kills two, wounds 13 in Quetta

    [A view of the blast site in Quetta. — DawnNews screen grab]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least one person was killed and 13 others were wounded on Thursday morning in an explosion near Sabzi … Continued

3rd Dec 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi police encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Four suspects were killed in a police encounter in Sachal area of the city on Wednesday.   According to the police, the suspects were involved in various crimes including armed attack on police van.   The … Continued

1st Dec 2014

Pakistan: Truck entering Quetta with 5,000kg explosives seized

  [Media persons inspect weapons seized by security forces during raids in several parts of Balochistan. — DawnNews screen grab]   QUETTA, (Dawn): Security forces on Monday seized a truck carrying around 5000 kilogrammes of explosives as it was attempting to … Continued

29th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Four killed in Karachi violence

    KARACHI (PPI): Four persons were killed and another injured in separate violent incidents in the city on Saturday.   A man, Shahid-25 and Shehbaz-30, residents of Orangi Town, were gunned down by unidentified armed men near Chishti Nagar … Continued

25th Nov 2014

Paksitan: Suspected Ebola virus patient dies in Faisalabad

    FAISALABAD, (The News): A suspected Ebola virus patient died at Allied Hospital on late Monday night, Geo News reported.   Hospital sources said the patient returned Pakistan from Ebola hit Africa on November 16 and he was hospitalized … Continued

20th Nov 2014

India: Delhi University girl killed by parents after inter-caste wedding

[Photo: Bhawna Yadav died three days after she married Abhishek Seth New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): November 16 was the day Abhishek and Bhawna’s friends had planned to celebrate the couple’s union. Instead, they spent the day searching for Bhawna only … Continued

19th Nov 2014

India: Six dead at Rampal’s Hisar ashram

  [Photo: Followers shield the Satlok Ashram of Sant Rampal in Hisar  to resist his arrest. (Source: PTI)] New Delhi, (Hindustan Times):Six people, incuding a child, have died during the action at the Hisar ashram to arrest godman Rampal, but … Continued

15th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in clash on Pak-Afghan border, Chitral

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A terrorist attack at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Arandu, Chitral, left five militants and two Afghan security officials dead on Saturday. Two Pakistani civilians, including a woman were also wounded, whilst … Continued

14th Nov 2014

India: Court stays Maharashtra job quotas for Marathas, Muslims

  Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): Bombay High Court on Friday stayed Maharashtra government’s decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions. The court also stayed the decision to provide 5 per cent reservation to Muslims … Continued

14th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Policeman killed in Quetta checkpost attack

    By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): A policeman was killed on Friday when armed men attacked a checkpost in Quetta’s Hana area. Police sources told Dawn that four armed motorcyclists resorted to indiscriminate firing at a police … Continued

13th Nov 2014

India: Doctor arrested for Bilaspur sterilisation deaths

    By Pavan Dahat The Hindu: “I am being blamed for the deaths, which is incorrect. They should arrest the Chief Medical Officer of Bilaspur and District Health Officer,” Dr. R.K. Gupta said after his arrest. The doctor who conducted … Continued

12th Nov 2014

Pakistan: US drone kills six in North Waziristan

    PESHAWAR, (The News): A US drone fired missiles in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region on Tuesday, killing six people, official sources said.   The sources said that the latest attack took place in Data Khel area of North Waziristan … Continued


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