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Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy
16th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Residents of flood-hit Srinagar hit out at govt apathy

  [Photo: Kashmiri residents wade through flood waters as they return home in village Rakshalina, about 15 kilometers south of Srinagar, the capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The floods have killed over 215(Xinhua/Javed Dar) ] By Hilal Mir   Srinagar, J & … Continued

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA
16th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 11 terrorists, 3 soldiers killed in border attack in NWA

    By Zahir Shah Sherazi     PESHAWAR, (Dawn): At least 11 terrorists and three Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were killed as a militant attack from across the border was thwarted by Pakistani security forces in North Waziristan Agency … Continued

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220
13th Sep 2014

Jammu & Kashmir: Floods wreak havoc in Kashmir; death toll 220

    [ Photo: Volunteers wade through floodwaters to distribute relief to flood-affected people in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 12 (Xinhua/Javed Dar)]   Srinagar, J & K, India, (Greater Kashmir): Officials on Friday said that nearly 220 people have … Continued

Pakistan: Three killed in deadly Quetta attack
13th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Three killed in deadly Quetta attack

    [Photo by Syed Ali Shah]   By Syed Ali Shah QUETTA, (Dawn): At least three people including one Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and 22 others injured in a remote controlled bomb explosion early on Saturday in … Continued

Pakistan: Flood inundates hundreds of Multan villages
12th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Flood inundates hundreds of Multan villages

  MULTAN, (The News): Hundreds of villages in Multan district have been submerged as the river Chenab gauge showed an unabated rise in the water level on Thursday, slowly reaching near its highest level.   In view of the rising … Continued

Pakistan: 24 dead as mosque roof collapses in Lahore
10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: 24 dead as mosque roof collapses in Lahore

  LAHORE, (The News): The death toll from a roof collapse rose to 24 on Wednesday as rescue workers recovered more bodies from the rubble of a mosque.   The roof of the mosque located in the Dorghawala area of … Continued

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 35 suspected militants in North Waziristan
10th Sep 2014

Pakistan: Airstrikes kill 35 suspected militants in North Waziristan

    By Mateen Haider ISLAMABAD, (Dawn): Thirty-five suspected militants were killed in aerial strikes by fighter jets in the North Waziristan tribal region, the military said on Wednesday. The claims, however, could not be independently verified as journalists have … Continued

India-Pakistan flood death toll reaches 400
10th Sep 2014

India-Pakistan flood death toll reaches 400

  Some 400,000 flood victims remain stranded in India and Pakistan as concerns mount over sluggish rescue efforts in the six-day emergency. The death toll in the divided Kashmir region has risen to 400. Indian and Pakistani rescue and military … Continued

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

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

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

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

Pakistan: Two cops among five killed in Karachi
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

Pakistan: 16 die in rain-related incidents across Punjab
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

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

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

Pakistan: PTI, PAT protesters storm PTV headquarters
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

Pakistan: Violent clashes erupt in other cities after Islamabad showdown
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

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

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

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