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India: Stopping Modi key to voting in Bihar’s Muslim hub
20th Apr 2014

India: Stopping Modi key to voting in Bihar’s Muslim hub

  By Aditya Nath Jha/Anirban Guha Roy   Araria/Kishanganj, (Hinudstan Times):  Defeating Narendra Modi, the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, is the main concern of the Muslim population in Seemanchal region of eastern Bihar. An air-balloon in the shape of lotus … Continued

Pakistan: Police officer among two shot dead in Quetta targeted killings
19th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Police officer among two shot dead in Quetta targeted killings

Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): Armed militants killed a police officer and critically injured his son on Quetta’s troubled Sariab road area on Saturday, police said. Imran Qureshi, the Superintendent of Police, told Dawn.com that two militants on a motorcycle … Continued

Pakistan: Five, including sister shot dead by brother over marriage of choice
14th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Five, including sister shot dead by brother over marriage of choice

SWABI, (Dawn): A brother gunned down five persons including his sister, brother-in-law and nephew over marriage of choice at Qab Ghani on Monday here, Geo News reported. Police said that the sister of the accused, who had married by choice … Continued

Pakistan: Murder charge against Pakistani baby dropped
13th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Murder charge against Pakistani baby dropped

A nine-month old boy from the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore, who had been charged with attempted murder, has been freed. The case drew widespread outrage and ridicule.  A judge in Lahore freed Mohammad Musa on Saturday after all charges … Continued

Pakistan: PML-N lawyer shot dead in Karachi
11th Apr 2014

Pakistan: PML-N lawyer shot dead in Karachi

  [Shah was gunned down while he was on his way to a court after leaving his house.   — File photo] KARACHI, (Dawn): A lawyer was shot dead on Thursday when unidentified armed men opened fire on his car in … Continued

Pakistan: Baloch separatists claim Islamabad terror attack, 24 killed
10th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Baloch separatists claim Islamabad terror attack, 24 killed

  [Relatives sit beside an 18-year-old labourer Khursheed, a resident of Mohmand Agency in PIMS hospital.— Photo by Irfan Haider] Locals and law enforcement gathered at the Sabzi Mandi blast site – Photo by Irfan Haider By Syed Ali Shah … Continued

Pakistan: At least 18 killed, dozens injured in Islamabad blast
9th Apr 2014

Pakistan: At least 18 killed, dozens injured in Islamabad blast

  [Locals and law enforcement gathered at the Sabzi Mandi blast site - Photo by Irfan Haider] [Locals and law enforcement gathered at the Sabzi Mandi blast site - Photo by Irfan Haider] By Irfan Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): At least … Continued

India: Lok Sabha elections: 25% votes cast in Assam till 10am
7th Apr 2014

India: Lok Sabha elections: 25% votes cast in Assam till 10am

    [Poll officials collect Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) at a distribution center in Jorhat. (PTI Photo)]   New Delhi, (Hindustan Times & Agencies):  The battle for supremacy between BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and Congress’ GenNext leader Rahul … Continued

Pakistan: 15 of the same family out of 17 killed in Chakwal traffic mishap
6th Apr 2014

Pakistan: 15 of the same family out of 17 killed in Chakwal traffic mishap

CHAKWAL, (The News): Sixteen bodies out of the seventeen killed in yesterday’s traffic mishap have been shifted to Qasba Chota Sahiwal of Sargodha on Sunday morning, Geo News reported.   Among the dead 15 persons including three children and four … Continued

Pakistan: Blast injures four in Jaffarabad
5th Apr 2014

Pakistan: Blast injures four in Jaffarabad

  [File photo] By Syed Ali Shah JAFFARABAD, (Dawn): At least four people were injured when militants hurled a hand grenade at a shop in Balochistan’s Jaffarabad district on Saturday, police said. Muhammad Ayub, a police official, told Dawn.com via … Continued

Pakistan: Musharraf’s convoy escapes blast in Islamabad
3rd Apr 2014

Pakistan: Musharraf’s convoy escapes blast in Islamabad

  [Archive photo]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn):  A powerful explosion on Thursday hit Faizabad bridge just after the convoy of the former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf passed from it, DawnNews reported. Musharraf was being shifted early Thursday from the Armed … Continued

Pakistan: Seven of a family gunned down in Shikarpur
30th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Seven of a family gunned down in Shikarpur

  SHIKARPUR, (The News): In a gruesome incident due to old enmity seven persons of the same family including two women were gunned down at Lakhi Ghulam Shah area in the limit of Rustam police station here, Geo News reported … Continued

India: Indian Air Force’s Super Hercules plane crashes near Gwalior, 4 commandos killed
28th Mar 2014

India: Indian Air Force’s Super Hercules plane crashes near Gwalior, 4 commandos killed

GWALIOR, (The News): At least four commandos were killed as an Indian Air Force’s newly-acquired C-130J Super Hercules special operations aircraft crashed near Gwalior, officials said. The plane, carrying an unknown number of people, crashed 72 km west of Gwalior … Continued

Pakistan: Pakpattan police encounter leaves 1 proclaimed offender killed, 2 held
28th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Pakpattan police encounter leaves 1 proclaimed offender killed, 2 held

PAKPATTAN, (The News): One proclaimed offender was killed and two arrested in an alleged encounter with the police at the outskirt village on Friday here, Geo News reported. The police on an information were chasing three robbers running away after … Continued

Pakistan: Road accident kills 35 in Hub
22nd Mar 2014

Pakistan: Road accident kills 35 in Hub

  Agencies and  Dawn News Updated 2014-03-22 18:20:44 HUB/BALOCHISTAN, (Dawn & Agencies): A collision between two passenger buses and a petrol tanker killed 35 people in southwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said, with many of the victims being burned to … Continued

Pakistan: King of Bahrain signs six agreements on cooperation with Pakistan
21st Mar 2014

Pakistan: King of Bahrain signs six agreements on cooperation with Pakistan

  [Photo: PM Nawaz Sharif leads delegation level talks with King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa at PM House in Islamabad. INP Photo] By Matten Haider   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn & APP): Pakistan and Bahrain on Tuesday signed six … Continued

Pakistan not sending troops to Bahrain or Saudi
20th Mar 2014

Pakistan not sending troops to Bahrain or Saudi

  [Photo: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif] ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday denied speculation that Pakistan was sending its troops to Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, DawnNews reported. In response to a question posed by media representatives after a … Continued

Pakistan: President defends govt for taking $1.5bn Saudi aid
19th Mar 2014

Pakistan: President defends govt for taking $1.5bn Saudi aid

  [Photo: President Mamnoon Hussain] ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Amid controversy over $1.5 billion received by the Nawaz government from Saudi Arabia, President Mamnoon Hussain backed on Tuesday the government’s policy and expressed the hope that it would help overcome the prevailing … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed, 3 injured as house-roof collapsed in Swat rains
18th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Three killed, 3 injured as house-roof collapsed in Swat rains

  SWAT, (The News): Three persons of the same family were killed and the other three sustained injuries as roof of their house collapsed due to rains on Tuesday, Geo News reported.   Police said that the incident occurred at … Continued

Pakistan: Rangers kill three ‘terrorists’ in Lyari
18th Mar 2014

Pakistan: Rangers kill three ‘terrorists’ in Lyari

  KARACHI, (The News): Three alleged members of a banned organization were killed in an exchange of fire with the Pakistan Rangers Sindh in Lyari area of the city, Geo News reported Tuesday.   According to reports, Afzal Baloch, Hunzala … Continued

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