10th Jul 2013

Jammu & Kashmir: Five militants killed on LoC in Kupwara

By Shabir ibn Yusuf Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): [Indian] Army Tuesday said it killed five unidentified militants while foiling an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district Sunday evening. … Continued

10th Jul 2013

India: 11,600 may remain missing in floods in N. India

NEW DELHI, (Xinhua): Indian authorities have said they cannot ignore an estimate by some non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that over 11,600 people may be missing in the monsoon floods which devastated the northern state of Uttarakhand last month. “The government estimates that … Continued

10th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Four killed in violent incidents in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Four persons were killed in different violent incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported Wednesday.   According to police, unknown gunmen opened fire in Baldia Town sector 4 and injured a man. He was shifted to hospital … Continued

9th Jul 2013

Bangladesh: Nine die in Gopalganj road crash

(Daily Star): Nine people were killed and 40 injured in a head-on collision between two buses on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj Tuesday morning. The identities of the victims could not be known immediately. The accident took place … Continued

9th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Abbottabad Commission’s report on Osama’s stay in Pakistan, US raid

Osama Bin Laden By Baqir Sajjad Syed ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): The Abbottabad (Osama bin Laden) Commission has concluded that the global terror kingpin’s nine-year-long stay in Pakistan and the May 2011 secret US raid, in which he was killed, were because … Continued

India: Nine dead in Secunderabad hotel building collapse
8th Jul 2013

India: Nine dead in Secunderabad hotel building collapse

[Photo: Debris of a 2 storey hotel that collapsed in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh leaving several dead. (ANI)] Hyderabad, (Hindustan Times): A two-storeyed hotel building in Secunderabad collapsed on Monday morning killing nine people and injuring 20 others. Many of the … Continued

8th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Stampede during ration distribution kills two in Karachi

KARACHI, (The News): Two women lost their lives and two others got injured when a stampede occurred during ration distribution at NIPA intersection in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi Monday morning, Geo News reported.   According to reports, ration distribution among … Continued

8th Jul 2013

Pakistan: 12 killed in road mishap near Dadu

DADU, (The News): At least 12 people including four children and as many women were killed and 27 others injured when a passenger bus overturned on Indus Highway in the early hours of Monday, Geo News reported.   Police said … Continued

7th Jul 2013

India: Terror attack rocks Bihar’s Bodh Gaya, serial blasts at Mahabodhi temple

Gaya/New Delhi, (HT & Agencies): Nine serial blasts in a coordinated terror attack rocked the Mahabodhi temple complex in south central Bihar’s Buddhist pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya early on Sunday, injuring two monks.   Union home secretary Anil Goswami … Continued

7th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Blast in Lahore’s old Anarkali area kills five, 50 injured

[Photo: The News/Jang] LAHORE, Dawn): At least five people were killed and 50 others, including women, were injured when an explosion occurred at an eatery situated in Old Anarkali’s food street area of Lahore on Saturday, DawnNews reported. Police identified … Continued

6th Jul 2013

India: Odisha: tribal kills wife after she is unable to conceive

By Priya Ranjan Sahu Bhubaneswar, (Hindustan Times): Police in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district have arrested a tribal man who allegedly killed his wife just because she could not conceive six years after marriage. He was produced before a court in Rairangpur … Continued

5th Jul 2013

China, Pakistan vow to cement cooperation

 [Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in Beijing, capital of China, July 4, 2013. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)]   BEIJING, (Xinhua): China and Pakistan on Thursday hailed their traditional friendship and pledged to promote their all-weather … Continued

5th Jul 2013

Pakistan: Six killed, several injured in Chaman blast

CHAMAN, (Dawn): At least six people were killed and several others injured on Friday in a suicide attack that took place at the Pak-Afghan border in the Chaman region of Balochistan. Pakistani security officials, who did not want to be … Continued

4th Jul 2013

China: PM Nawaz Sharif talks business on China visit

BEIJING, (The News): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif started his first foreign visit since his May election in China Thursday looking to secure infrastructure projects to tackle a chronic energy crisis and economic malaise.   Since his victory at the polls, … Continued

3rd Jul 2013

Pakistan: 18 people killed by US drone attacks in N Waziristan

NORTH WAZIRISTAN, (Dawn, The News): Unmanned US drones fired missiles in North Waziristan, killing eighteen people, sources said late Tuesday night.   According to sources, the drones attacked a residential compound and a vehicle in  Miramshah town, Danday Darpa Khel … Continued

3rd Jul 2013

Pakistan: At least six FC persons killed in a militant attack in Peshawar

By Zahir Sherazi PESHAWAR: At least six Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel were killed and seven others injured when militants attacked the Kishan Ganga check-post near Frontier Region (FR), Jina Kor on Tuesday night. Police confirmed the incident and said militants … Continued

2nd Jul 2013

India urged to grant political asylum to Edward Snowden

New Delhi, (ACHR): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today urged the Government of India to grant political asylum to Mr Edward Snowden, a former technical contractor of the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States. According to Wikileaks, Mr … Continued

2nd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Heavy gunfire shakes parts of Lyari

KARACHI, (The News): Intermittent gunfire shook parts of Lyari late Monday night, spreading panic among the residents of the troubled locality.   According to reports, unknown armed men resorted to firing and roamed freely since Monday evening in Kalri, Mandra … Continued

2nd Jul 2013

Pakistan: Three gunned down in Sahiwal over enmity

SAHIWAL, (The News): A man along with his aides killed his father and two uncles over old enmity and land issue in Sahiwal, Geo News reported Tuesday.   According to police, accused Rizwan’s brother was killed a while ago due … Continued

2nd Jul 2013

Brunei: Sharif, Singh likely to meet in September

BRUNEI, (Dawn): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are likely to meet in September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the premier’s Special Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday. Aziz made … Continued


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