Pakistan

Type: Country
Name: Pakistan
population: 160,166,704
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 13 reports

Australia left reeling as Pakistan piles on misery on day two

Another day of Pakistan dominance in Abu Dhabi has all but ended Australia's hopes in the two-match series, as Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq led their team to an ominous 6 for 570 declared, before Australia slumped to 1 for 22 at stumps on day two.External ... [Published ABC Online - 31 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 15 reports

Nilofar cools down but rains may still lash the city

KarachiAfter days of belated concern and frenetic precautionary efforts for the fast-approaching Cyclone Nilofar, there was encouraging news for the city’s civic administration on Thursday as met officials confirmed a significant reduction in the storm’s ... [Published The News International - 35 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 3 reports

572 criminals, 129 cops died in Karachi operation

KarachiThe Sindh police chief has said that 572 criminals, including robbers, terrorists and gangsters have been killed in encounters and 129 policemen have been martyred in Karachi since the launching of the operation last year on September 5.IGP Ghulam ... [Published The News International - 35 mins ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

US drone ‘kills’ seven militants in Pakistan restive tribal region

Haqqani commander among deadPESHAWAR, Pakistan, Oct 30, (Agencies): A US drone strike killed at least seven militants in Pakistan’s restive tribal belt on Thursday, including an important commander of the feared Haqqani network, security officials said. ... [Published Arab Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 7 reports

Qadri leaves Pakistan amid rumours of a 'deal' with Sharif

After abruptly ending his over two-month long anti-government protest in Islamabad, fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri has left Pakistan, leading to speculation that he has struck a deal with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.Ahead of his foreign trip, the Pakistan ... [Published Mail Online UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 36 reports

Two Arab fighters among seven killed

WANA: Seven persons, suspected to be militants, were killed and two others injured when a US drone targeted a house in the Azam Warsak area of South Waziristan Agency on Thursday.Local residents and government officials said the drone fired two missiles ... [Published The News International - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 41 reports

At least 3 injured in blast in Pakistan's Karachi

Pakistani people gather at the blast site in southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Oct. 30, 2014. At least three people were injured in a hand grenade blast near a Shiite Muslims mosque in Karachi on Thursday night, local media reported. (Xinhua/Masroor) ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 15 reports

Cyclone Nilofar weakening

KARACHI: Although cyclone Nilofar appeared to be dying out on Thursday, it still has the potential of causing heavy rain with strong gusty winds in lower Sindh and the Lasbela coastline.“The severe tropical cyclone (Nilofar) in the Arabian Sea has weakened ... [Published DAWN Group - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 19 reports

Pak to evacuate 50,000 people in wake of Nilofar cyclone

Karachi, Oct 30 (PTI) Pakistan has planned to evacuate at least 50,000 people from its southern coastal areas with cyclone Nilofar slowly moving towards it, officials said today.The cyclone, moving at about 14km per hour speed towards Sindh may hit Pakistan ... [Published Press Trust of India - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 13 reports

*Pakistan clash kills 21 militants, eight soldiers

Islamabad, Muharram 06, 1436, October 30, 2014, SPA -- At least 21 militants and eight soldiers werekilled in a firefight in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribalregion near the Afghan border, the army said Thursday, according to dpa.The soldiers were ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 11 reports

Pakistan lodges protest on killing of Pakistani

ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (APP): Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned the Indian Acting High Commissioner, to lodge protest on the killing of a Pakistani inadvertent crosser, Touqeer by firing of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed ... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 6 reports

CID police claim arresting four suspects linked to Karachi airport attack

Home » Karachi By PPI NewsKARACHI: Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Sindh police on Tuesday claimed to have apprehended four suspects allegedly involved in Karachi airport attack that took place in 8 June 2014.This was disclosed by AIG CID Saqib ... [Published Pakistan Press International - Oct 29 2014]

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They also demanded of the government to include their religious subjects in the curriculum. They further said that "we all are Pakistanis and there should be a common celebration of Eid, Holi, Dewali Charismas and other festivals for interfaith harmony."   - APP
"I have instructed the city administrator to survey the areas that lie below the storm water drain, the areas that are at the greatest risk of breaches and flooding,” said Sindh chief minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. “I have asked him to give us an estimate of the cost and move people to safer locations. But people don't want to leave their homes" he added
"People recognize that this is an aberration and has to be checked. Whatever should have been done, has been done. We are on one hand taking measures on the legal and administrative front, strengthening the law, ensuring speedy trials, providing for severe punishment which can act as strong deterrent to these type of activities; on the other hand, we are building social awareness that this is not the civilized way. A country cannot claim to be civilized if it cannot respect women" he added. -Online
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