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

12th Nov 2014

Pakistan: 19 militants killed in air strikes in Khyber Agency

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 19 militants were killed on Wednesday during air strikes in Sandapal and Akakhel areas of Khyber Agency. According to the ISPR, an important militant commander was also killed. Furthermore, the … Continued

11th Nov 2014

Pakistan: One killed in Quetta blast targeting ATC judge

    Photo: DawnNews screengrab of explosion in Quetta]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): One person was killed and 20 were injured in an explosion targeting a vehicle carrying anti-terrorist court judge Nazeer Ahmed Langove in Quetta on … Continued

11th Nov 2014

Pakistan: At least 58 killed in accident near Sukkur

    [Photo: Soldiers and rescue workers gether at the site of bus and truck collision in Khairpur district,  AP]   SUKKUR, (Agencies): At least 58 people, including women and children, were killed and several others injured on Tuesday morning … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Gujrat policeman kills Shia Muslim in custody alleging blasphemy

      By Zaheer Abbas Sial   GUJRAT, (Dawn): A police officer on Wednesday night murdered a detained man with an axe, later alleging that the man had committed blasphemy. 45-year-old Jhang resident Syed Tufail Haider was arrested a day … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Five killed, 16 injured as two buses collide in Lahore

        LAHORE, (The News): At least five passengers were killed and over dozen others injured as two buses collided here on Thursday.   Rescue sources said that five people were killed and 16 injured in the accident … Continued

6th Nov 2014

Pakistan: 50 villagers held over burning of Christian couple to death

[Shama and her husband Shahzad Masih burnt to death by villagers] Afzal Ansari KASUR, (Dawn): Police arrested on Wednesday 50 villagers who were part of a mob which reportedly burnt alive a Christian couple in a brick kiln in Kot … Continued

4th Nov 2014

Pakistan: Explosion in Khyber Agency’s Zakakhel bazaar kills four

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi   PESHAWAR, (Dawn): Two security personnel and two peace committee members of Tauheedul Islam were killed and two others injured in a blast in Zakakhel Bazaar of Khyber Agency’s Landi Kotal area. Official sources … Continued

3rd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Wagah border suicide attack leaves 59 dead, 100 injured

    LAHORE, (The News): An explosion following the parade at the Wagah border on Sunday has left 59 people dead while over 100 others sustained injuries.   Those lost their lives include 3 Rangers personnel, 10 women and 7 … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Terrorist groups claim Wagah bomb attack; 55 dead

    LAHORE, (Dawn & Agencies): At least 55 people have been killed after an explosion took place near the Wagah border on Sunday night, DawnNews reported. Outlawed militant groups Jundullah and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar have both claimed responsibility for the attack. … Continued

2nd Nov 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, two injured in Mirpurkhas firing

    MIRPURKHAS, (The News): Unknown armed men shot dead three people and injured two others in Mirpurkhas, Geo News reported.   Police sources said unidentified miscreants, riding on motorcycle, opened indiscriminate fire on a car in front of Gama … Continued

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