8th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Floods continue to play havoc as death toll reaches 200

  LAHORE/SIALKOT/GUJRANWALA, (The News): Heavy rains and water released by dams in the Chenab river in India have flooded vast areas and caused widespread destruction in Sialkot, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Azad Kashmir and other areas. The death toll in rain- … Continued

8th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Son of Shia Muslim scholar Abbas Kumaili gunned down in Karachi

  [Shia scholar Allama Abbas Kumaili (left) speaks at a press conference. – File Photo]     KARACHI, (Dawn): Allama Ali Akbar Kumaili, son of Shia scholar Allama Abbas Kumaili was gunned down by unidentified assailants in the Sindh capital … Continued

6th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc across JK, 13 memebers of one family killed in landslide

      By SUMIT BHARGAV/YOGESH SAGOTRA     Rajouri/Jammu, India, (Greater Kashmir): At least 13 members of a family were killed Friday after massive landslides hit a residential house in Thanamandi town of this border district in Jammu region. The … Continued

6th Sep 2014

Pakistan: High flood in River Chenab puts Qadirabad at risk, 110 killed

    GUJRANWALA, (The News): High flood level in River Chenab has put the Qadirabad Headworks at Hafizabad at high risk while the city is also facing danger of getting submerged in the flood water.   Hundreds of villages have … Continued

5th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Two cops among five killed in Karachi

    KARACHI, (Dawn): Five persons including two policemen were killed in different firing and other violent incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported on Friday.   According to sources, a man named Mohammad Arif was killed when unknown gunmen … Continued

4th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 16 die in rain-related incidents across Punjab

    [Tree seen fall on the road due to heavy downpour of monsoon season on Wednesday, September 03, 2014. — Photo by PPI]   By Iqbal Mirza | Imran Sadiq | Israr Khan     LAHORE, (Dawn): At least … Continued

3rd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Blast injures three policemen on Karachi’s Shahrah-i-Faisal

    [Photo: Video grab]   By Asim Khan   KARACHI, (Dawn): At least three police personnel were injured on Wednesday in a cracker blast on Karachi’s Shahrah-i-Faisal. The attack targeted a police check-post located under the Nursery bridge leading … Continued

2nd Sep 2014

Pakistan: Islamabad stand-off: No deadlines, no solutions

    Dawn: The political crisis in Pakistan remains at fever pitch as both the PML-N led government and the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehreek refuse to budge on their respective positions. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif stands firm … Continued

1st Sep 2014

Pakistan: PTI, PAT protesters storm PTV headquarters

    [PTI and PAT protesters ransacking PTV headquarters. — Videograb]   ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Charged protesters of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Monday broke into the headquarters of the Pakistan Television (PTV), a state-owned enterprise. As … Continued

31st Aug 2014

Pakistan: Violent clashes erupt in other cities after Islamabad showdown

  KARACHI, (The News): Clashes between police and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf workers erupted in other cities of the country after Imran Khan and Tahiurl Qadri announced to shift their sit-ins in front of the prime minister house, prompting police to use … Continued

31st Aug 2014

Pakistan: Clashes continue as Imran, Qadri seek ‘revolution’

    [Screengrab shows protesters and police at D-Chowk on Sunday morning]   By AFP | AP | Mateen Haider | Irfan Haider ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people were injured in the federal capital as police battled throngs of protesters led … Continued

25th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Hand grenade blast kills one, injures 15 in Quetta

    [Photo: Quetta hotel/restaurant blast. Photo: The News]   By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): At least one person was killed and 15 others were injured in a hand grenade explosion in Quetta, the capital of volatile Balochistan … Continued

24th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Eight passengers killed in bus-van collision near Khairpur

    KHAIRPUR, (The News): At least eight people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a van here early Sunday, Geo News reported.   According to police, the bus en route … Continued

23rd Aug 2014

Pakistan: Five militants killed in Orakzai clashes

ORAKZAI AGENCY, (The News): Five militants were killed and five others injured in clashes with the Aman Lashkar that took place in Orakzai Agency, Geo News reported on Saturday.   According to the sources, the militants ambushed the Aman Lashkar … Continued

19th Aug 2014

Pakistan: 18 suspected militants killed in fresh NWA, Khyber airstrikes

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 18 suspected militants were killed and seven hideouts destroyed in fresh air strikes carried out by fighter jets in the Khyber and North Waziristan tribal regions, sources in the Inter-Services … Continued

17th Aug 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: 2 BSF men gunned down in Koil attack

    By SHOWKAT DAR/SHABIR IBN YUSUF   Koil/Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including an officer, were killed while four others sustained critical injuries in a militant attack near the Indian Air Force … Continued

17th Aug 2014

India Four lakh people marooned in Uttar Pradesh

  By Atiq Khan   The Hindu: With the floods wreaking havoc in Bahraich, Shravasti, Balrampur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur and Gonda districts in Uttar Pradesh, a population of about four lakh in the marooned villages has been cut off from the … Continued

16th Aug 2014

India: Uttarakhand: 27 killed as rain wreaks havoc, rescue teams on alert

      Dehradun, (Hindustan Times): Twenty-seven people have died in separate incidents of landslide, cloudburst and flood in ecologically fragile Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours as heavy monsoon rain continues to lash the state, according to the disaster management … Continued

16th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Seven killed in Rajanpur shootout over irrigation water sharing dispute

    RAJANPUR, (The News): Seven persons were killed and four wounded as two groups traded gunfire over the dispute arising on the issue of sharing irrigation water on Saturday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that the incident … Continued

16th Aug 2014

Pakistan: Imran Khan says Nawaz has no option but to resign

  ISLAMABAD, (The News): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has demanded of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign as he has no other option.   Addressing huge crowd of the PTI on Saturday morning (see photo), Khan said that there … Continued


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