Pakistan

Type: Country
Name: Pakistan
population: 160,166,704
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Security tight at Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Iraq and Pakistan

Marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan in Iraq, this year’s Eid al Fitr festival took place in an atmosphere of fear. Sunni militants edge ever closer to the capital and Baghdad’s morgues receive more victims of sectarian killings each ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Fatburger, Buffalo's Café open co-branded unit in Islamabad

Fatburger announced today the opening of its first co-branded location in Islamabad, Pakistan.This is the second location to be opened by BIL Foods, a food and beverage distributor, who opened the first Fatburger unit in Karachi, Pakistan, in January ... [Published Fast Casual - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 4 reports

Pakistan: Pakistan: Umerkot - Risk Analysis Map (May, 2014)

Source: US Agency for International Development, Information Management and Mine Action ProgramsCountry: Pakistan Pakistan Emergency Situational Analysis - District Umerkot, June 2014 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 8 reports

Nation celebrates Eidul Fitr with religious zeal, fervour

Eid congregations were held at hundreds of places throughout the country.LAHORE/ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) - Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated throughout the country with great religious fervour, enthusiasm and zeal today.Eid congregations were held at open places‚ ... [Published Dunya News - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 18 reports

KP CM urges people to remember IDPs on Eid

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has urged the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to remember their displaced brethren from North Waziristan and donate to the CM’s Special Fund.A handout said the provincial government had made arrangements for delivering ... [Published The News International - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 11 reports

IHC seeks govt reply over army deployment in capital

Justice Kasi says situation in Islamabad not as bad as in Quetta or WaziristanISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued a notice to the Federation, seeking its response by August 6 on its decision to call out the army in Islamabad.IHC ... [Published The News International - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 12 reports

Moon matters

A simple procedure can solve our moon-sighting dilemma for good. Maghrib prayer timings at Lahore and Jiwani (located at the farthest point towards the west within Pakistani boundaries) has an extra time of 55 minutes before sunset. Therefore Jiwani can ... [Published The News International - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 53 reports

Pak mob kills three over ‘blasphemous’ Facebook post

her two minor grand- daughters were killed when an angry mob set alight several houses, shops in Pakistan’s Punjab province belonging to the minority Ahmadi sect in riots that followed the alleged posting of blasphemous content on Facebook.The violence ... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Gujranwala, Lahore, Rioting
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 16 reports

Minister: No motive behind army deployment

Sole aim behind ‘pre-emptive step’ is to strengthen security in Islamabad, says Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Islamabad: Pakistan’s interior minister on Sunday rejected a claim by Imran Khan’s political party that the government’s move to deploy soldiers in ... [Published Gulf News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 19 reports

Army to take over control of capital security from 1st

PM's decision after consulting close aides: Nisar; Army to maintain law & order under Article 245 No formal request from PTI for staging protest ISLAMABAD: Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday announced the government's decision ... [Published Financial Daily - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 9 reports

1,100mw in system in 20 months: CM

LAHORECHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that the Punjab government has also decided to set up small coal power plants for generating energy. He said these power plants would be set up near industrial load centres and the process of identifying sites ... [Published The News International - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 8 reports

Inching along the peace path

July 28, 2014Once again the Line of Control in Kashmir is hot, but not a good enough excuse for the new Indian government to remain stuck to suspend peace process with Pakistan. Last week, Pakistan High Commissioner in India called on Foreign Secretary ... [Published Business Recorder - Jul 28 2014]

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He said: "It is a different kind of experience having your sister around, we have supported each other."
...skepticism in the United States and United Kingdom about what their governments are doing in the name of national security," Colaresi said. "What we need are better 'shovels' – in this case, strong oversight – for digging up secrets after the fact to reassure people that technology has not outpaced our ability to oversee its potential abuses."
"I feel proud that we (wrestlers) are doing very well in the Games here. Our wrestling team has Olympic medallist and medallist in other top international events and we will get more medals in the Glasgow CWG in the coming days" said Sushil, who won a bronze in 66kg in 2008 Beijing Olympics and a silver in 2012 London Olympics, said

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CWG 2014: Final was easy; India will dominate m... [Published Rediff Realtime News - 7 mins ago]
Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published Globe and Mail - 9 mins ago]
SILVER ANNIVERSARY PRESENT FOR YANA [Published Mail Online UK - 9 mins ago]
CWG Wrestling: Sushil Bags Gold, Vinesh Phogat ... [Published Outlook India - 12 mins ago]
Solving the 'secrecy dilemma' for democracies [Published EurekAlert! - 20 mins ago]
Dozens killed in major terror attack in Xinjian... [Published DNA India - 22 mins ago]
Pakistan: Maximizing the Impact of Aid to Pakis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 25 mins ago]
Ghana’s envoy to Namibia presents credentials [Published Ghana News Agency - 28 mins ago]
Final Against Pak's Qamar Abbas Was Easy: Sushi... [Published Outlook India - 32 mins ago]
Pakistani Terror Suspect to Act as Own Lawyer a... [Published News India Times - 36 mins ago]
Dozens reported dead in attacks in China where ... [Published Miami Herald - 44 mins ago]
Taliban 'gaining ground' as Afghan audit drags on [Published Deutsche Welle - 44 mins ago]
Revolution can come only through democracy in P... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 47 mins ago]
Pakistani consumers’ confidence at highest leve... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 47 mins ago]
Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr with great religi... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 47 mins ago]
COAS celebrates Eid with army troops engaged in... [Published Associated Press of Pakistan - 47 mins ago]
A 15-year-old’s amazing sacrifice for his friends [Published Clarion Herald - 49 mins ago]
Game On Scotland Gets Schools Going for Gold fo... [Published Education Scotland - 59 mins ago]
Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar wins gold [Published Business Standard India - 1 hour ago]
Saudi Arabia Will Always Stand by Pakistan, Say... [Published HighBeam Research - 1 hour ago]
SC Turns Down Musharraf's Plea for Early Hearin... [Published HighBeam Research - 1 hour ago]
India Seeks Status Report from Pakistan in 2008... [Published HighBeam Research - 1 hour ago]
Musharraf's Policies Still Prevailing in the Co... [Published HighBeam Research - 1 hour ago]
Don't Exploit Army for Political Goals: Q [Published HighBeam Research - 1 hour ago]
Why an Ebola Epidemic is Spinning Out of Control [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 1 hour ago]
A Strategy for Defeating ISIS in Syria and Iraq [Published Council On Foreign Relations - 1 hour ago]
Will not allow terrorists back in Waziristan: P... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - 1 hour ago]
CWG 2014: India's Sushil Kumar beats Pak wrestl... [Published India Today - 1 hour ago]
PTI may cancel August 14 protest soon: MQM [Published The News International - 1 hour ago]
Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published NEWS.com.au - 1 hour ago]
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Pakistan: Maximizing the Impact of Aid to Pakis... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 25 mins ago]
Source: US Institute of PeaceCountry: Pakistan By: Richard Albright Overcoming Pakistan's many challenges, and meeting the development needs of its people, requires working through the institutions of Pakistani governance if sustainable impacts are ...
Chinese Police Shoot Dead Dozens After Attack i... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 1 hour ago]
By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. A gang armed ...
The Battle to Eradicate Polio in Pakistan [Published TIME.com - 2 hours ago]
Epidemiology can be all about geography—and that’s especially true when it comes to polio. If you live in the U.S., where polio was eradicated in 1979, the specter of the disease has faded almost entirely, though pockets of infections can occur among ...
CIA and Pakistani Taliban undo global Polio era... [Published Boing Boing - 2 hours ago]
For more than 20 years, a more than $10 billion worldwide campaign has been under way to wipe out polio. But the success of that campaign depends on controlling the virus in Pakistan, where a botched CIA plot led to the Pakistani Taliban banning polio ...
Factors Causing Multiple Disabilities Among Chi... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - 3 hours ago]
LAHORE, Pakistan, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence-based, well documented statistical records of nearly 685-765 million disables of the world, when correlated with data analysis, quite shockingly endorse enough-provable linkages and ...
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Pakistanis celebrate Eid amid heightened security [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 1 hour ago]
(GRAPHIC IMAGES) Pakistan mob kills woman and g... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 28 2014]
Refuge in a war-torn country [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 06 2014]
Iftar for refugees in Pakistan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 04 2014]
Ramadan begins in Pakistan amid security concerns [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 30 2014]
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SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violations [Published SEC US Press Releases - Jul 28 2014]
Afghanistan Aid Distributions Reach 200 Familie... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 22 2014]
Communicating with Displaced Saves Lives in Pak... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 11 2014]
Aid Distributions Begin for Afghan Families Dis... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 02 2014]
IOM Aids Afghans Fleeing Conflict in Pakistan’s... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jun 26 2014]
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