Bomb kills at least eight in shopping district in Pakistan’s Lahore By Mubashir Bukhari | LAHORE, PAKISTAN A bomb blast in an upscale shopping center in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore killed at least eight people and wounded 20 on Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has shaken the country.
Suicide bombers in Pakistan kill five in attack on court By Jibran Ahmad PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Suicide bombers attacked a court complex in Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 20, police officials said, the latest incident in a new surge of Islamist violence. All three of the attackers were carrying hand grenades
Army hands over list of 76 terrorists to Afghanistan RAWALPINDI, Feb 17 (APP): Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor Friday said Pakistan Army had handed over a list of 76 terrorists to Afghanistan, asking “to take immediate action/be handed over to Pakistan.” Afg Embassy officials called in GHQ. Given list of 76 Ts hiding
Wailing, anger at Sufi shrine in Pakistan after bomber kills 77 By Syed Raza Hassan SEHWAN SHARIF, Pakistan (Reuters) – Wailing Sufi devotees thronged a blood-stained shrine in southern Pakistan on Friday, shouting at police a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 77 people in an attack claimed by a regional branch of
Suicide attack on Pakistani shrine kills 72, claimed by Islamic State By Syed Raza Hassan | KARACHI, PAKISTAN A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the South Asian nation this week.
Death toll in Pakistan shrine bombing rises to 72- Official KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) – More than 70 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives at a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, a police official said. Senior police officer Shabbir Sethar told Reuters from a local hospital that the death toll
A meeting of the Senate Standing on Commerce was held on February 15, 2017, at 11:00 pm in the Parliament House, Islamabad. The meeting was chaired by Senator Shibli Faraz. The Standing Committee took note of different factors that contributed to the decline in the trend of exports from $ 23.9 billion dollars to $
Pakistan seeks to curb child, forced marriages with harsher punishment By Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio ISLAMABAD (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Pakistan has outlawed child marriage and toughened penalties for those guilty of the crime in an effort to crack down on the practice which is estimated to affect one in five girls in the
Avalanches kills more than 100 in Afghanistan and Pakistan Heavy snow and avalanches have killed more than 106 people and injured dozens in Afghanistan. In the deadliest incident, 53 people died in one village after an avalanche in Nuristan, a north-eastern Afghan province on the Pakistan border. Thirteen people were also killed in an avalanche
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that expansion of motorways network across the country would bring prosperity for the nation and a step to a formation of new Pakistan. He called his dream of prosperous Pakistan come true by the network of motorways. He said that roads can shorten the distance among the