Pakistan: 80-year-old killed in LoC crossfire
29th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 80-year-old killed in LoC crossfire

    By Tariq Naqash   MUZAFFARABAD, (Dawn): An elderly man died after he was caught in crossfire between Indian and Pakistani troops along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, on Tuesday. Mohammad Din, 80, was herding goats near … Continued

India: Sena’s ‘Saamna’ sings paeans to Modi
28th Oct 2014

India: Sena’s ‘Saamna’ sings paeans to Modi

  [Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Shiv Sena party president Uddhav Thackeray. File photo: Vivek Bendre] The Hindu: On Tuesday, Saamna, the Shiv Sena party organ, sought to praise Mr. Modi for asserting the cultural identity of Hindus. With the newly … Continued

India: Nine killed, more than 20 injured in bus accident in Assam
26th Oct 2014

India: Nine killed, more than 20 injured in bus accident in Assam

  Nagaon (Assam),,(PTI): At least nine persons, including five women, were killed and 24 injured when a bus in which they were travelling fell into a roadside ditch at Uluani in Nagaon district on Sunday. The incident occurred near Kaliabor … Continued

Pakistan: Key commander among 18 militants killed in Khyber Agency
26th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Key commander among 18 militants killed in Khyber Agency

  KHYBER AGENCY, (Dawn): Security forces killed eighteen militants, including key commander of banned Lashkar-e-Islam, in Khyber Agency last night, Geo News reported.   Security sources said military jets pounded hideouts of militants in various areas of tehsil Bara of … Continued

Pakistan: 80 ulama put under surveillance during Muharram
26th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 80 ulama put under surveillance during Muharram

    By Munawer Azeem   ISLAMABAD,(Dawn): Vigilance has been mounted around 80 Ulema in the capital considered a threat to peace during Muharram. Police and local administration officials on Saturday said 23 clerics had already been placed in the … Continued

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta
23rd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nine Hazara Shia Muslims killed in bus shooting near Quetta

  By Shezad Baloch QUETTA, (Express Tribune): Unidentified men opened fire on a bus in the outskirts of Quetta on Thursday, killing eight people — said to belong to the Hazara community — and injuring one, in what is believed … Continued

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days
22nd Oct 2014

Pakistan: Qadri wraps up Islamabad sit-in after 70 days

    ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Allama Tahirul Qadri ended his protest sit-in that continued in Islamabad for more than two months and announced to stage his next demonstration in Karachi on December 25.   Addressing … Continued

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi
21st Oct 2014

Pakistan: Four gunned down in Karachi

      KARACHI: At least four people including a woman were shot dead in different areas of the city on Monday.   Unknown gunmen opened fire on political activities when they were hoisting flags of their party in Frontier … Continued

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan
20th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 10 killed coach and truck collision in Balochistan

  By Ismail Sasoli   HUB, (Dawn): At least 10 people, including two women, were killed and 25 others were injured early on Monday during a collision between a passenger coach and a truck in Balochistan’s Uthal area. The passenger … Continued

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency
18th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Six suspected militants killed in Khyber Agency

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least six militants were killed on Saturday in Khyber Agency as operation ‘Khyber 1′ entered into its second day. Official sources said security forces advancing in Sipah, Malikdinkhel and Akakhel … Continued

Pakistan: Five killed in suicide attack in Tirah Valley
15th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Five killed in suicide attack in Tirah Valley

      KHYBER AGENCY, (The News): Five persons were killed and seven others injured when a suicide blast occurred in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency, Geo News reported on Wednesday.   According to security forces, a suicide blast occurred … Continued

Pakistan: Nato helicopters violate Pakistani airspace near Pak-Afghan border
15th Oct 2014

Pakistan: Nato helicopters violate Pakistani airspace near Pak-Afghan border

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Nato gunship helicopters violated Pakistani airspace and entered Pakistani territory where they stayed for 10 minutes before returning, official sources told Dawn. At least five helicopters were seen flying near the … Continued

India: How Africans shaped India’s history
14th Oct 2014

India: How Africans shaped India’s history

    [A Mughal painting shows two Africans in a group sharing a light moment.]   By Manimugdha S Sharma  Times of India: Behind the high walls of a lost fortress in what is today south Delhi blossomed the love … Continued

Pakistan: 300,000 people have left Balochistan due to terrorist attacks
13th Oct 2014

Pakistan: 300,000 people have left Balochistan due to terrorist attacks

  [Photo: HRCP chairperson Zohra Yusuf addresses a press conference here on Sunday. — INP]   By Amanullah Kasi   QUETTA, (Dawn): Zohra Yusuf, the chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), has said that Balochistan has been … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four people on Pak-Afghan border
11th Oct 2014

Pakistan: US drone strike kills four people on Pak-Afghan border

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): A US drone strike on Saturday killed four suspected militants and left several others injured on the Pak-Afghan border area near Khyber Agency’s Tirah valley. Official sources said that the drone … Continued

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


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