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Five charged for stoning Pakistani woman to death

Five persons were on Saturday charged by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan in connection with the stoning to death of a pregnant woman for marrying a person of her choice.

Pakistan parties demand Punjab CM resignation

Some 50 political parties and religious groups on Sunday demanded resignation of Punjab chief minister Shahbaz Sharif for his alleged role in the killing of several supporters of an influential Canada

Young couple beheaded over love marriage

A young couple in Pakistan were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, police said on Saturday.The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married on June 18 without

Pakistan couple beheaded publicly for eloping

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A newly-wed couple was beheaded in full public view by the family members of the girl for marrying a 'man of her choice' in Pakistan's Punjab province.

JuD says it only ‘serves’ Pak people

The leader of a Pakistani Islamist organisation that was labelled a terror group and slapped with economic sanctions by the US denied having any links to militancy on Thursday and vowed to hold protes

Hamid Karzai is keen on UN intervention in voting dispute

Hamid Karzai

Afghanistan’s outgoing President Hamid Karzai said on Friday that he wanted the United Nations to intervene in the presidential election process after one of the candidates dropped out of the process

Tahiru Qadri wants FIR registered against Nawaz Sharif

Tahiru Qadri

Canada-based Pakistani cleric Tahirul Qadri has sought registration of an FIR against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother, nephew and some of the top Cabinet ministers for the killing of 10 peopl

Cops pluck forbidden fruit, fired

 Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden.

Iran declined to fuel Sharif’s plane over dues

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Iranian authorities refused to fuel the aircraft of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Tehran last month to make the state-run PIA clear its dues amounting to just over $5,000.

Pakistan legislator, ISI man abducted

A ruling PML-N legislator and an ISI official were allegedly kidnapped by the Taliban from Pakistan’s Punjab province on Saturday.


Kashmir’s history is dotted with natural calamities and man-made disasters. And over the centuries the people of Jammu and Kashmir have perfected the art of rising from the ashes. They have seen famines and epidemics, floods and earthquakes, blazes and mayhem, organised violence and massacres, forced and voluntary migrations, incarcerations and worse.