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India: Firm rejects MBA graduate’s job application because he is Muslim
21st May 2015

India: Firm rejects MBA graduate’s job application because he is Muslim

  Mumbai, (Hindustan Times): A Mumbai-based diamond export company has allegedly rejected the job application of an MBA graduate because he is a Muslim, prompting the National Commission for Minorities to take up the case of religious discrimination, news reports … Continued

Pakistan: Drone strike in North Waziristan kills four
19th May 2015

Pakistan: Drone strike in North Waziristan kills four

SHAWAL, (The News): A fresh drone strike in Shawal area of North Waziristan killed four people late on Monday.   According to sources, two missiles fired by the drone at a house also injured several others, besides demolishing the house. … Continued

Pakistan: 3 terrorists killed in Rangers encounter
16th May 2015

Pakistan: 3 terrorists killed in Rangers encounter

  KARACHI, (The News): Three terrorists were killed in a Rangers encounter late on Friday and early hours of Saturday in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Maymar area.   According to sources, a large cache of weapons was also seized in the encounter.   … Continued

Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto: 1,000 Shia citizens killed in 2 years
16th May 2015

Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto: 1,000 Shia citizens killed in 2 years

[Photo: Fatima Bhutto] By Fatima Bhutto   Pakistan is a country of ghosts. They are everywhere, the victims and the perpetrators both. On Wednesday morning, six gunmen wearing police uniforms stopped an Al Azhar Garden bus carrying 60 Ismaili Muslims in … Continued

Pakistan: 45 killed in attack on Ismaili community bus in Karachi
14th May 2015

Pakistan: 45 killed in attack on Ismaili community bus in Karachi

[Bus which was attacked being taken away]   KARACHI, (The News): Funeral prayers for 44 victims of the deadly gun-attack on an Ismaili community bus were offered Thursday morning at the Al-Azhar Garden colony in Karachi. The bodies were later shifted … Continued

Nepal: Dozens killed after latest earthquake
13th May 2015

Nepal: Dozens killed after latest earthquake

  Authorities in Nepal are evaluating what to do next after a new earthquake on Tuesday killed dozens of people. The nation is still struggling to recover from April’s earthquake that left 8,000 dead. Tuesday’s 7.3 magnitude earthquake, centered between … Continued

Pakistan: Bomb kills six including tribal leader in Bajaur
11th May 2015

Pakistan: Bomb kills six including tribal leader in Bajaur

    KHAR, (The News): A bomb explosion on Monday killed at least six people including a pro-government tribal elder in restive Bajaur tribal agency near the Afghan border, officials said.   The attack took place in the village of … Continued

Pakistan: Seven killed as two armed groups clash in NWA
9th May 2015

Pakistan: Seven killed as two armed groups clash in NWA

  BANNU, (The News): At least seven people were killed in a clash between two armed groups in North Waziristan, sources said Saturday.   The sources said that the clash took place in Datta Khel area of the tribal belt … Continued

Nepal: Death toll from deadly quake soars to 8,413
8th May 2015

Nepal: Death toll from deadly quake soars to 8,413

KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Nepal soared to 8, 413 on Wednesday, the update from the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) said. The earthquake response 2015 report of NRCS said a total 17,576 others were … Continued

Pakistan: Shia identity column in Hajj form is 20 years old
7th May 2015

Pakistan: Shia identity column in Hajj form is 20 years old

Photo: Sardar Mohammed Yusuf By Mirza Khurram Shahzad   SOCIAL Media is abuzz with criticism of a column in the Haj application form that seeks the identity of Shia Muslims. Many people insist that asking an applicant to reveal his … Continued

Pakistan: Passenger vehicle crashes into shop in Peshawar, 5 killed
4th May 2015

Pakistan: Passenger vehicle crashes into shop in Peshawar, 5 killed

  PESHAWAR, (The News): A passenger vehicle crashed into a shop here on Monday.   Rescue officials said the crash led to the roof of the shop collapsing resulting in the death of five people.   Our correspondent says the … Continued

Nepal: Death toll in earthquake surpasses 7,000
3rd May 2015

Nepal: Death toll in earthquake surpasses 7,000

    Officials in Nepal have said more than 7,000 people have been killed in the country’s earthquake. Survivors are facing a shortage of shelter while the main airport’s runway is struggling to cope with aid deliveries. Nepal’s authorities requested … Continued

Pakistan: Three police officers killed in Karachi firing
1st May 2015

Pakistan: Three police officers killed in Karachi firing

    [Photo: Police personnel cordoned off the area as a probe into the incident went underway. PPI]   KARACHI: At least three policemen, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), were killed on Friday when armed men opened fire … Continued

Nepal: Death toll soars to 5,489 in earthquake
30th Apr 2015

Nepal: Death toll soars to 5,489 in earthquake

[Photo: People remove debris after earthquake in Lalitpur, Nepal, April. (Xinhua/Sunil Sharma)]   KATHMANDU, (Xinhua): The death toll from a powerful earthquake in Nepal climbed to 5,489 and a total of 10,965 others were injured, the Home Ministry said on Thursday. … Continued

Pakistan: Karachi university professor shot dead in Karachi
29th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Karachi university professor shot dead in Karachi

    [Photo: Professor Wahidur Rahman was an instructor at the Karachi University’s mass communication department]   By Mohammad Raza   KARACHI, (Dawn): Assailants on Wednesday shot dead an assistant professor of the University of Karachi (KU) in Federal B … Continued

Nepal: Govt declares 3 days of mourning after deadly quake
28th Apr 2015

Nepal: Govt declares 3 days of mourning after deadly quake

  As the search for survivors continues, Nepal’s government has declared three days of mourning. More than 4,000 people died in the massive earthquake at the weekend, with eight million affected across the region. Nepal’s Deputy Prime Minister and Home … Continued

Pakistan: Activist’s murder spotlights army’s abuses in Balochistan
27th Apr 2015

Pakistan: Activist’s murder spotlights army’s abuses in Balochistan

  Pakistani military’s alleged rights abuses in western Balochistan province have come under scrutiny after the killing of activist Sabeen Mahmud in Karachi. Mahmud held a talk on the issue right before she was shot dead. The murder of Sabeen … Continued

Pakistan: With 44 killed, more rains forecast in Peshawar
27th Apr 2015

Pakistan: With 44 killed, more rains forecast in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 44 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a mini-cyclone, described by Met Office as the third worst in the country’s history, struck Peshawar and parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday. Most … Continued

Nepal: Death toll surges to over 3,000 in earthquake
27th Apr 2015

Nepal: Death toll surges to over 3,000 in earthquake

  The death toll in Nepal’s worst earthquake in decades has risen to more than three thousand. The UN has made an urgent appeal for international aid as it warned of a humanitarian disaster in the Himalayan country. The death … Continued

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900
26th Apr 2015

Nepal earthquake death toll climbs over 1,900

As the death toll following a devestating earthquake continues to climb, Nepal is imploring foreign countries to send aid. Hospital workers struggling to aid the injured have described scenes of pure “chaos.” Rescuers in Nepal combed desperately through rubble Sunday … Continued


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