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Sargodha , May 25: An angry mob assaulted a Christian person, vandalized his house, and torched properties alleging an incident of 'blasphemy' in Sargodha city in Pakistan on Saturday. This is one of the many episodes that highlight the precarious situation faced by religious minorities in Pakistan, who continue to...
Gilgit , May 25: The local patients in Gilgit city of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan (PoGB) on Thursday raised concerns over the poor medical facilities in the area, a local news outlet reported. The locals complained that the Provincial Headquarters Hospital (PHQ) Gilgit is the only option when they face any...
Islamabad , May 15: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday approved former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's bail application in the Pound 190 million corruption case, Pakistan-based Dawn reported. A two-member bench, comprising IHC Chief Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri, had reserved the verdict on Tuesday...
Rights organisation Amnesty International on Thursday demanded the release of “all peaceful protesters under detention” and called on the government to ensure the right to a fair trial for all those implicated in cases related to the May 9 riots. During the riots in May last year which took place...
WASHINGTON — Tufail Dawar, a resident of Mir Ali in the North Waziristan region of Pakistan, recounted a harrowing day on April 30 when he and his fellow villagers were trapped in their homes by gunfire outside. "We couldn't go out for the entire day as security forces and militants...
Police said on Friday that five Japanese nationals were unhurt after their vehicle was targeted by a suicide bomber in Karachi’s Landhi area. The suicide bomber was killed in the attack while an accomplice was gunned down by police, officials said. A private security guard accompanying the Japanese national died...
Islamabad , April 30: As farmers in Pakistan's Punjab reached The Mall to hold a protest against what they termed to be an unfair wheat procurement policy, a heavy contingent of Punjab Police in anti-riot gear rounded up scores of them on Monday. The protesters, led by Kissan Ittehad Pakistan,...
Islamabad , April 30: American multinational transportation company, Uber has announced to suspend its operations in Pakistan and said that its subsidiary brand Careem will continue to operate in the country. "We've made the decision to cease operating the Uber app in Pakistan. Our subsidiary brand Careem will continue to...
Islamabad , April 27: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Omar Ayub Khan has said that he will remain loyal to his party and the PTI founder, Imran Khan, come what may. In the proceedings presided over by anti-terrorism court judge Tahir Abbas Sipra on Saturday, the court heard the pre-arrest bail...
Shikarpur , April 27: A gang of kidnappers has killed a 13-year-old boy who was abducted 20 days ago. "The dacoit gang after slaying the boy threw the dead body in Katcha area," police officials said. "Belo Teghani's gang had demanded PKR 10 million ransom money for the release of boy...