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15th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Four arrested in Lahore rape case

[The kidnapper(s) threw the girl on the green belt outside the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.. Photo courtesy: FJMC/Ganga Ram Hospital] LAHORE, (Dawn): Police teams investigating the rape of a five-year-old girl took four suspects into custody for interrogation on Saturday … Continued

14th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Quetta: Suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting arrested

QUETTA, (The News): Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested five suspects involved in Jamia Farooqia shooting incident, in which 10 worshipers were killed.   Police said they along with security forces launched an operation in the provincial capital near … Continued

13th Sep 2013

India: ‘Women raped by rioters in Muzaffarnagar’

By Rajesh Kumar Singh   Lucknow, (Hindustan Times) : Women have been raped and molested by rioters in Muzaffarnagar, but are too scared to complain, according to a police official in the western Uttar Pradesh district located barely 125 km northeast … Continued

13th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Nine NATO oil tankers destroyed in Balochistan attack

QALLAT, (The News): A man was killed and nine oil tankers, carrying supplies for NATO forces in neighboring Afghanistan, were destroyed in rocket attacks in Qallat district of Balochistan, Geo News reported Friday.   According to reports, oil tankers caught … Continued

12th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi: Six religious party workers arrested during Rangers’ operation

KARACHI, (The News): During an early morning targeted operation, Rangers personnel arrested six workers belonging to a religious party from Garden area of Karachi, Geo News reported Thursday.   According to the sources, Rangers initiated a search operation in Ramswami … Continued

11th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Bloodshed resumes in Karachi, 6 dead in two hours

KARACHI, (The News): The game of death has been resumed on the streets of port city and in a short of span of two hours six people, including two policemen, have been slain in separate incidents of violence, Geo News … Continued

10th Sep 2013

Pakistan: 17 burnt to death in Chiniot truck-van collision

  CHINIOT, (The News): At least 17 people died after a passenger van collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction here on Monday night, Geo News reported.   Sources said most of the victims were burnt alive after … Continued

9th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Three cops die in Kashmore police checkpost attack

KASHMORE, (The News): Some unknown persons assailing a police checkpost gunned down three policemen in Badani area on Monday here, Geo News reported.   Police said that the assailants opened indiscriminate fire last night at 12.15 A.M. on the Samija … Continued

8th Sep 2013

India: Army stages flag march in Muzaffarnagar as death toll increases to 12

PTI Security forces at a crossing in Muzaffarnagar after fresh clashes between members of two communities on Saturday. PTI Security personnel announce curfew in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday. Army on Sunday staged a flag march in riot-hit areas of Muzaffarnagar district … Continued

7th Sep 2013

India: 30 die,majority newborn, in Kolkata’s premier hospital in 4 days

Kolkata, (Hindustan Times): t;a href=”http://adnet.affinity.com/adlink/5359/2823994/0/170/AdId=4397975;BnId=2;itime=547688418;key=News;kvafseq=1;kvreqseq=1;kvuniqimp=855f01afa8a54b958d4d9ef144188f790907;kvrit=1378547687212;nodecode=yes;link=http://us-ads.openx.net/w/1.0/rc?cs=51c0180f94422&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE” ><img src=”http://us-ads.openx.net/w/1.0/ai?auid=440967&cs=51c0180f94422&cb=INSERT_RANDOM_NUMBER_HERE” border=”0″ alt=””></a>  The horror of crib deaths hit BC Roy Hospital in Kolkata once again which recorded 30 deaths in four days, majority of them were newborn. At least 10 newborns died on … Continued

7th Sep 2013

Pakistan releases seven Afghan Taliban prisoners

File photo ISLAMABAD/KABUL,(Dawn): Pakistan freed a group of Afghan Taliban on Saturday in an attempt to improve its troubled ties with its South Asian neighbour, but risked angering Afghanistan further by not handing them over directly to the Kabul authorities. … Continued

Pakistan: US drone strike in North Waziristan kills six
6th Sep 2013

Pakistan: US drone strike in North Waziristan kills six

The un-manned spy-crafts continued their low-alitutde flights in the area after the incident, according to local residents.   -File Photo By Zahir Shah Sherazi   MIRAMSHAH, (Dawn): At least six suspected militants were killed and three others wounded in a US drone strike … Continued

5th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Militants, police clash in Karachi’s Mauripur, three killed

KARACHI, (The News): Three suspected militants were killed on Thursday during an exchange of fire with personnel from the Crime Investigation Department (CID) in Karachi’s Mauripur area, DawnNews reported. According to SSP CID Chaudhry Aslam, police launched a search operation … Continued

4th Sep 2013

India: Muslim leaders irked with high court order on imams

Kolkata, (Hindustan Times): Muslim leaders expressed unhappiness over the high court order that ruled monthly honorariums for imams and muezzins across the state as ‘unconstitutional’. Terming the court order as unfortunate, many minority groups even threatened to move the Supreme … Continued

4th Sep 2013

Pakistan: Navy Captain Nadeem gunned down, wife injured in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Pakistan Navy captain Nadeem was matyred and his wife wounded, when some unknown persons targeted them near the National Stadium on Wednesday here, Geo News reported.   Navy Captain Nadeem and his wife were targeted by unknown … Continued

3rd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi University students’ bus looted on Banaras Bridge

KARACHI, (The News): Some unknown armed persons forced a students bus of the Karachi University to stop on the Banaras Bridge near Abdullah College and looted cash and mobile from the bewildered students at gunpoint on Tuesday morning here, Geo … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in road accident in Sukkur

SUKKUR, (The News): At least four people including a child were killed in a road accident on City Bypass on Monday, Geo News reported.   The incident took place after midnight when a truck, rickshaw and car collided, rescue sources … Continued

2nd Sep 2013

Pakistan: Police arrest over 100 suspects in Karachi crackdown

KARACHI, (The News): Police conducted raids in various parts of the city on Monday after midnight, arresting over 100 people allegedly involved in street crimes, robberies, drug business and other crimes.   According to the police,  70 suspects were rounded … Continued

1st Sep 2013

India: Delhi gang-rape: braveheart’s kin say ‘still hope for justice’, want to meet Sonia, Rahul

New Delhi, (PTI): Though unhappy with the decision of the Juvenile Justice Board, family members of the 23-year-old woman gang-raped on December 16 last year have not lost all hope of getting justice. They are planing to meet Congress president … Continued

1st Sep 2013

Pakistan: Karachi killing continues unabated, 7 more killed

KARACHI, (The News): Seven persons including the son of MQM leader, Dr. Ghulam Sarwar Dahiri’s son was killed in overnight firing incidents here, Geo News reported.   Police said that some armed persons riding five motorbikes opened a barrage of … Continued

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