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India: Building collapses in India, killing several people and trapping others
5th Jan 2014

India: Building collapses in India, killing several people and trapping others

At least 14 workers have been killed after a building on a construction site in southern India collapsed. Dozens are feared trapped under the rubble, authorities say. A five-story building in the southern Indian state of Goa collapsed on Saturday, … Continued

5th Jan 2014

India: Two train engines derail in Bangalore

[Special Arrangement Railway personnel clearing the scene at Bangalore City station, where two trains derailed on Sunday [The Hindu Railway personnel taking up the restoration work at Bangalore City railway station on Sunday. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy] Train movement at … Continued

5th Jan 2014

Bangladesh goes to the polls amid protests, violence

Polls have opened across Bangladesh as sometimes deadly violence continues to plague the country. The major opposition parties are boycotting the elections and have called on voters to stay home. At least four people, including an election official, have died … Continued

4th Jan 2014

Pakistan: At least 11 people were killed in Karachi

KARACHI, (Dawn): At least 11 people were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi on Saturday, DawnNews reported. Unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire at a juice shop near Maskan Chowrangi in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, killing the shop owner and two other … Continued

3rd Jan 2014

India: Manmohan alleges Narendra Modi ‘presided over 2002 massacre’

  PM Manmohan Singh blames Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi (below) of massacre of Muslims in 2002 New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): In a strongest ever attack on Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday … Continued

2nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Rangers kill two banned TTP members during raid in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Two commanders of banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) were killed in an encounter when Rangers conducted a raid in Manghopir area of Karachi, Geo News reported Thursday.   According to Rangers spokesman, Rangers personnel conducted a raid in … Continued

2nd Jan 2014

Pakistan: Strike in Quetta after attack on pilgrims

QUETTA, (Dawn): In wake of the Wednesday’s suicide attack on a bus of pilgrims in Quetta, a strike was being observed on Thursday in the violence prone capital of Balochistan, DawnNews reported. At least three people were killed and 31 … Continued

1st Jan 2014

Pakistan: 1,532 killed, 4,094 injured in 324 bomb attacks across Pakistan in 2013

By Jamil Bhatti ISLAMABAD,  (Xinhua): At least 1,532 people were killed and 4,094 others injured in 324 bomb attacks including 39 suicide ones that ripped through Pakistan during 2013, according to official and local media statistics. According to the data, … Continued

1st Jan 2014

Pakistan: Five killed as jeep plunges into canal in Ghotki

GHOTKI, (The News): Six persons drowned when their jeep plunged into a canal near Ghotki on Wednesday while rescue team has recovered five bodies, Geo News reported.   According to police, a jeep enroute to Jahan Pur from Ghotki met … Continued

30th Dec 2013

Pakistan: At least three killed in Charsadda blast

PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A bomb planted outside a house in Charsadda exploded on Monday and killed at least three people, including a woman and two children, DawnNews reported. According to police, unknown miscreants planted the bomb outside the home of a … Continued

29th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Death toll in Islamabad traffic accident rise to 7

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Three more succumbed to their injuries taking the death toll to seven in the tragic traffic accident near the Motorway Toll Plaza on Sunday here.   Police said that the driver of the ill-fated passenger bus … Continued

28th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Polio worker killed, two others injured in Peshawar firing

  File photo By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A polio worker was killed and two others injured Saturday when unknown gunmen attacked Peshawar’s Matni Hospital. According to the police, unknown gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on entering the hospital and … Continued

India: Sleeping passengers caught in Nanded-Bangalore Express fire; 26 die, 15 injured
28th Dec 2013

India: Sleeping passengers caught in Nanded-Bangalore Express fire; 26 die, 15 injured

  [Fire-fighters in rescue operations at the fire-ravaged air-conditioned coach of the Bengaluru-Nanded Express near Anantapur Photo: TV Grab]   Anantapuram,  (Hindustan Times & Agencies): As many as 26 people, including two children, are feared dead, and 15 others injured after a … Continued

28th Dec 2013

India: Arvind Kejriwal takes oath as Delhi chief minister; keeps crucial home, power, finance ministries

New Delhi, (Hindustan Times): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal sought the help of commoners to root out corruption after he was sworn in as the seventh chief minister of Delhi at a packed Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. After … Continued

27th Dec 2013

India: Muzaffarnagar camp deaths: Akhilesh slams UP home sec for ‘nobody dies of cold’ comment

New Delhi (Hindustan Times): A top Uttar Pradesh government official is under fire for his “nobody can die of cold” remark over the deaths of 34 children in relief camps for riot victims in the state. Ikhlaq lost his grandfather … Continued

27th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Six kidnapped, tortured, gunned down in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): The six bodies found from Pak Colony area on Friday morning here have by now been identified as residents of the same colony, Geo News reported.   Those identified include Gulzar, Dilawar, Shahzad, Sajid, Rizwan, and Amir … Continued

27th Dec 2013

Pakistan: Hand grenade attack kills minor girl in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): A minor girl died in a hand grenade attack in PECHS on Friday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that a hand grenade was hurled at a house located in Block 2 of PECHS, which resulted … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan
26th Dec 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike kills three in North Waziristan

MIRANSHAH, (The News): A US drone strike targeting a militant compound killed at least three suspected insurgents in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border late Wednesday, officials said.   The attack took place around midnight in Qutab … Continued

23rd Dec 2013

Pakistan: 5,000 security men to be deployed for Chehlum in Quetta

QUETTA, (The News):  The security arrangements on the occasion of the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) have been finalized by the provincial government here, Geo News reported on Monday.   Sources said that the Balochistan home ministry has already … Continued

22nd Dec 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Nine killed after taxi falls into gorge

SRINAGAR, Jammu & Kahmir, Indian-controlled Kashmir, (Xinhua): At least nine people were killed and two others injured after a taxi they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into a deep gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said Sunday. … Continued

Sectarianism in the Middle East and its rise in the UK, Standpoint, Sahar TV. Interview done on 29 May 2013 and transmitted on 12 June 2013


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