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Pakistani man beheads wife for not quitting job
07.08.17 - team pt

A Pakistani man decapitated his wife for not quitting her job as a labourer, the media reported on Monday.
 
According to police, Nasreen, 37, who lived in an area of Shamke Bhattian in Manga Mandi, 41 kilometres from Lahore, was found dead by her children and ...
  


Pakistan govt website hacked; Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings posted
03.08.17 - team pt

The Pakistan government website was on Thursday reportedly hacked briefly by unknown hackers who posted the Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings on the web page.
 
Reportedly, the website opened with a hacker message which celebrated India’s Independence day with the national anthem playing in ...
  


Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shehbaz to be next Pakistan PM
Another Sharif in the office
28.07.17 - team pt

Shahbaz Sharif, younger brother of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will become the new premier of Pakistan, according to ANI. To become the Prime Minister, Shahbaz would have to first resign from his present position as Punjab chief minister. He would then have to contest ...
  


An Islamic Military Alliance of Sunni Nations and the Hindu Rashtra
13.04.17 - observer with opinion

THIS IS important, India.
 
This could well be a doomsday scenario for us.
 
This deserves national attention, immediately.
 
About 4 years ago , an alliance of 39 Islamic countries was formed, with Saudi Arabia at its forefront, and quite obviously with Western backing, ostensibly to fight ISIS. This ...
  


Pakistan plane with 47 on board crashes near Abbottabad
07.12.16 - TEAM PT

A Pakistan International Airlines plane from Chitral to Islamabad crashed near Havelian in Abbottabad district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.
 
According to the passengers list, 47 people were on board the aircraft, including five crew members.
 
It had taken off from Chitral around 3:00 pm but reportedly communication ...
  


'Don't blame one country for terror', says Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz
04.12.16 - TEAM PT

Hours after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani slammed Pakistan for its export of terror, Pakistan said to not "blame one country" for the terror.

"We need to have an objective and holistic view rather to blame one country", said Pakistan Prime ...
  


Nawaz Sharif’s response to Modi: 'Can't end poverty with tanks'
05.10.16 - TEAM PT

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today hit back at his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, saying poverty cannot be eradicated by "driving tanks on farmlands" and once again needled India by calling Hizbul commander Burhan Wani a "son of the Kashmiri soil". 

Sharif attempted to respond to ...
  


I will show Nawaz Sharif how to respond to Modi, says Imran Khan
29.09.16 - TEAM PT

Following Indian claims of "surgical strikes" at the terror launch pads in Pakistani Kashmir, Pakistan opposition party leader Imran Khan said he will show his Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif how to react to such "aggressions".
 
"Initially I had to give a message to Nawaz Sharif, but ...
  


63 people killed in Pakistan hospital suicide bombing
08.08.16 - TEAM PT

At least 63 people including lawyers and media men were killed and dozens injured in a suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in southwestern city of Quetta in Pakistan on Monday morning.

Graphic video footage from the scene showed bodies strewn on the ground, some smoking, ...
  


‘Blacklisted’ US citizen arrested in Pakistan
07.08.16 - TEAM PT

An American citizen who was deported from Pakistan and blacklisted years ago has been arrested upon returning to the country, officials said Saturday.

Matthew Barrett was expelled from Pakistan in 2011, the ministry said in a statement. But he somehow managed to whisk in through the ...
  


Famed Qawwal Amjad Sabri shot dead in Karachi
22.06.16 - TEAM PT

Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi Wednesday afternoon, after unknown assailants fired at his vehicle in the city's Liaquatabad area.

Additional Inspector General Mushtaq Mehar told Dawn that two men riding a motorcycle fired shots at the car, terming the incident as "targeted ...
  


Gen dismisses 12 army officers from service over 'corruption'
21.04.16 - MATEEN HAIDER*

In an unprecedented move, Chief of Pakistan Army Staff General Raheel Sharif dismissed 12 army officers, including a three-star general, from service over alleged corruption on Thursday.

A major general, lieutenant colonel, five brigadiers and a major are among those dismissed from service, said an intelligence ...
  


Fake neurosurgeon worked at Hospital for eight months
16.04.16 - AMJAD MAHMOOD*

Lahore: Revealing the sorry state of affairs in the health department, the Punjab Assembly was told on Thursday that a sham doctor continued to conduct brain surgeries in the government’s flagship tertiary care hospital in the provincial metropolis.

Through an adjournment motion, treasury MPA Amjad Ali ...
  


Pak SGPC president Sham Singh no more
27.03.16 - pt team

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (PSGPC) president Sardar Sham Singh, who put the Sikh shrines and their upkeep on world front, breathed his last on Sunday at the Combined Military Hospital in Lahore.

He was not well for the last one month and admitted in the ...
  


At least 53 dead after explosion in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park, Lahore
27.03.16 -

At least 53 people, including children, were today killed as a powerful blast triggered by a suicide bomber ripped through a crowded public park in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, capital of Punjab province.

According to NDTV report, the explosion occurred at the Gulshan-e-Iqbal park in ...
  


PAK: 17 Hindus dead, 9 critical after consuming hooch prepared for Holi
22.03.16 - pt team

A Pakistani police officer said at least 17 Hindus have died after consuming illegally-made alcohol during religious celebrations in southern Pakistan.

Niaz Shah said Tuesday that 37 people from the Hindu community in Tando Muhammad Khan district were rushed to hospital on Monday.

He says they consumed ...
  


Pakistan Will Declare Public Holidays On Holi, Diwali And Easter
16.03.16 - pt team

For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the country will get public holidays on Holi, Diwali and Easter after its parliament on Tuesday adopted a resolution to this effect.

The resolution, which was moved by lawmaker Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, was adopted by the ...
  


A letter from Siachen but from across the border
25.02.16 - MUHAMMAD HASSAN MIRAJ

The author, a Pakistani Army soldier, served his tenure at Siachen with the men who were trapped under an avalanche in 2012. This letter is one of several that he wrote to his wife during his time at the glacier.

 
Dear A,

"We, the willing, are doing ...
  



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